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Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections Announces New Collection
March 13, 2018 - 1:37:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: News @ MSU Libraries   Categories: Special Collections



Collection material from the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival Records (1976)


Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections is pleased to announce the opening of the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival records.


The Michigan Womyn's Music Festival was an annual international music festival for women by women. In 1976, Lisa Vogel, sister Kristie Vogel, and Mary Kindig organized a women-only event in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan where approximately 2,000 women congregated for a three-day music festival from August 20 to 22. From 1976 to 1981 the festival took place...

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New Books
February 07, 2018 - 2:22:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books

Robertson, Jones, Olguin, Alberts.  Bioassays With Arthropods. CRC Press,  ©2017   Call Number: QH 545.P4 R478 2017


Ibrahim.  Bioinformatics--A Student's Companion.  Springer, ©2017  Call Number: QH 324 .I27 2017


Bunnefeld, Nicholson, Milner-Gulland.  Decision-Making In Conservation And Natural Resource Management: Models For Interdisciplinary Approaches. Cambridge University Press, ©2017 Call Number: QH 75 .D393 2017


Munshi. Fundamentals of Limnology. Daya Publishing House, ©2015  Call Number: QH 96 .M86 2015


Guisan, Thuiller, Zimmerman.  Habitat Suitability...

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MSU’s Digital Scholarship Lab First of Its Kind in U.S.
January 18, 2018 - 9:17:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: News @ MSU Libraries   Categories: DSLab
MSU’s Digital Scholarship Lab First of Its Kind in U.S.

 


A state-of-the-art Digital Scholarship Lab (DSL) that includes a 360-degree immersive visualization room, the first of its kind at any university in the United States, will officially open at Michigan State University’s Main Library on Monday, February 5, with several opening week events planned for February 5-9.


MSU Libraries and the College of Arts & Letters partnered to build the 10,000-square-foot Digital Scholarship Lab, which, besides the 360-degree immersive visualization room, will feature a virtual reality...

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Librarian Sara Miller Awarded Ronald W. Wilson Endowed Teaching Award
January 10, 2018 - 2:14:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: News @ MSU Libraries   Categories: Staff Feature


During the fall semester 2017, Librarian Sara Miller was awarded the 2017 Ronald W. Wilson Endowed Teaching Award. The award was formally announced at the MSU College of Natural Science faculty meeting in November 2017, and a reception was held afterwards to celebrate.


This honor is typically reserved for faculty who teach ISB, ISE, or ISP courses, but the Center for Integrative Studies in General Science (CISGS) wanted to express their appreciation and highlight all of the important work that Miller has done to incorporate information literacy into their lecture and lab...

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New Books
January 09, 2018 - 4:34:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books

Jernelöv. The long-term fate of invasive species : aliens forever or integrated immigrants with time? Springer, ©2017 Call Number: QH 353 .J47 2017


Markel. The Kelloggs : the battling brothers of Battle Creek.  Pantheon Books, ©2017  Call Number: F 574.B2 M36 2017 c.4


Eyles. Georgian Bay : discovering a unique North American ecosystem.   Fitzhenry & Whiteside, ©2017  Call Number:QH 77.C3 E96 2017


Dietze. Ecological forecasting. Princeton University Pres,s ©2017 Call Number: QH 541.15.E265 D54 2017


Allison and Murphy. Routledge handbook of ecological and...

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Spring 2018 Workshops
January 09, 2018 - 10:07:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Map Library   Categories: Events

We are offering five workshops this spring semester.They are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.


If you have any questions about the workshops or topics you would be interested in seeing a workshop on please email Amanda Tickner, GIS Librarian at atickner@msu.edu


 


Introduction to QGIS: Make a Simple Map with Vector Data


Friday, January 19 • 3:00–4:00 pm

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Staff Feature: Robin Ford
December 19, 2017 - 3:47:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: News @ MSU Libraries   Categories: Staff Feature

Prior to joining the MSU Libraries team in August 2017, Robin Ford earned her Bachelor of Arts degrees in German and International Studies as well as a minor in Women and Gender Studies from the University of Alaska Anchorage. She also studied Gender Studies at Humboldt University in Berlin during a Fulbright year and earned her Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Washington in Seattle in 2017.


Ford worked as a Graduate Reference and Instruction Specialist at the University of Washington’s Engineering Library from 2015-2017. She has always been...

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Lakeview High School Class Conducts Holocaust Research at MSU Libraries
December 01, 2017 - 2:07:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: News @ MSU Libraries
Lakeview High School Class Conducts Holocaust Research at MSU Libraries



LHS Students working on the History Unfolded project in the Beaumont West Instruction Room in the MSU Main Library.


In October 2017, Scott Durham’s World at War class from Lakeview High School (LHS) in Battle Creek, MI visited the Michigan State University Main Library to participate in a special research project related to the Holocaust. Margaret Lincoln, the LHS librarian, and Durham collaborated with Deborah Margolis, Middle East Studies & Anthropology librarian and liaison to Jewish Studies...

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Write Your Next Novel at MSU Libraries
November 02, 2017 - 2:51:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: News @ MSU Libraries   Categories: Espresso Book Machine


November is National Novel Writing Month! MSU Libraries can provide you with a multitude of resources to bring your novel to life. You can check out books to read for inspiration, get editing help at The Writing Center, attend a book design workshop, or even self-publish your novel with the Espresso Book Machine. Visit the Main Library to get started on your book-writing journey!



4 Business Books You Should Read Now
October 31, 2017 - 2:01:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: News @ MSU Libraries   Categories: Business
4 Business Books You Should Read Now

 







#1 The Art of People: 11 Simple People Skills That Will Get You Everything You Want by Dave Kerpen

Call #: HF 5548.8 .K4367


Reviewed by: Business Library Student Employee


Rating: 9/10


Whether we care to admit it or not, we could all probably use some work on our people skills. The Art of People by Dave Kerpen will help you brush up on those skills with a fast-paced, modern approach.


The short chapters make it easy for anyone to pick up and read. The book starts out by urging readers to take the provided...

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