Summertime is a great time to catch up on the sleep you missed during the school year, relax by the pool, or swim in the Great Lakes. Many students forget that summer is also a great time to devote to your professional development. Spending time on professional development doesn’t have to be all resume reviewing and reading stagnant articles. In fact, the Business Library has put together a list of summer reads just for you! Check out our list here and come into the Business Library to check one of these books out from our display case. The Business Library also has a collection of popular...Continue reading "Summer Reading"...
Gibson. Methods in comparative plant population ecology. Oxford University Press, ©2015 Call Number: QK 910 .G53 2015
Camazine. Self-organization in biological systems. Princeton University Press, ©2001. Call Number: QH 313 .S477 2001
Vargas and Zardoya. The tree of life : evolution and classification of living organisms. Sinauer Associates, Inc. Publishers, ©2014. Call Number: QH 366.2 .A7313 2014 c.2
Keating. Preparing plant tissues for light microscopic study : a compendium of simple techniques. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, ©2014. Call Number: QK 1 .M83 v.130...Continue reading "New Books"...
Hamilton, Doll, and Robertson. The ecology of agricultural landscapes : long-term research on the path to sustainability. Oxford University Press, ©2015. Call Number:S 444 .E25 2015 c.2
Gliessman. Agroecology : the ecology of sustainable food systems. CRC Press ©2015. Call Number: S 589.7 .G58 2015 c.2
Ponce. Greenhouse design and control. CRC Press/Balkema, ©2015. Call Number: SB 416 .P66 2015 c.2
Antoniouk and Melnik. Mathematics and life sciences. De Gruyter, ©2013. Call Number: QH 323.5 .M3765 2013 c.2
McCrea and Morgan. Analysis of capture-recapture data....Continue reading "New Books"...
Collier, Davies, Howe, McMahon. The primary science and technology encyclopedia. Routledge ©2011. Call Number: LB 1585 .P744 2011
Browne. Charles Darwin : a biography. Princeton University Press ©1996. Call Number: QH 31 .D2 B84 1996 c.3
Goodfellow. Avian architecture : how birds design, engineer & build. Princeton University Press ©2011. Call Number: QL 675 .G619 2011 c.2
Glass. Experimental design for biologists. 2nd ed. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press ©2014. Call Number: QH 323.5 .G565 2014
Hauber. The book of eggs. University of Chicago Press ©2014...Continue reading "New Books"...
The Gast Business Library will be offering events to help you get through finals!
Therapy dogs will be available for stress relief. These trained, certified therapy dogs give students an opportunity to “paws” for a fun break!
When: Monday, May 4 and Tuesday, May 5 from 1-3pm
Where: Room 13 in the Business Library
We will also be hosting a Night of A Thousand Donuts on Monday, May 4 at 8pm. Get excited for tasty treats and coffee.
The Main Library will also be providing events to help you survive finals!
Questions? Contact Laura Leavitt.
All MSU students are invited to attend the Money Smart Week Financial Resource Fair, designed specifically for college students!
When: April 23, 2015 from 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Room 300 Human Ecology
Speak to financial professionals about Student Loan Repayment, Credit and Debt Management.
Participate in the Geocache for College Cash competition for a chance to win a statewide scholarship and other prizes, including a football signed by Mark Dantonio!
Snacks will be provided. No pre-registration necessary!
Questions? Email...Continue reading "Money Smart Financial Resource Fair"...
The Gast Business Library is now on YouTube. Subscribe to our channel for videos on business concepts, accessing databases and using library databases for research. Thanks to the hard work of Terence O'Neil, additional videos will be added to the current company research series in the coming year.
Questions? Suggestions? Ask a Business Librarian.
On April 1, 1840 Michigan’s governor approved the creation of 30 new counties to fill in the recently surveyed northern Lower Peninsula. The counties didn’t fit on old 1830s style maps. The Bradford map on the left forces Grand Traverse County (called ‘Ometna’ here) to be landlocked and Grand Traverse Bay is in Charlevoix County (called ‘Keskkauko’ here). The Tanner map on the right used new geography to map the counties (more or less) correctly. Both maps misspelled numerous county names from those approved by the legislature.
Many of the names, which had been proposed by...Continue reading "Michigan in the 1840s"...
The Gast Business Library is conducting a survey to learn more about the use of library services and resources by international business students at MSU.
All responses are completely anonymous. Responses cannot be traced back to the respondent. No personal information is captured unless you voluntarily offer personal or contact information in any of the comment fields.
If you have any questions, please ask Emily Treptow. This survey is 13 questions and should take 5-10 minutes to complete:
Survey link: http://svy.mk/19fyFC9
Please fill out the survey before...Continue reading "International Business Student Survey"...
BUS 291: Business Intelligence Resources is a three-credit course being offered in the Fall of 2015. In the course, students will learn how to use advanced web search techniques and specialized business databases and how to critically evaluate information regardless of the source.
Students will be able to significantly reduce the time they spend searching for quality information and gain a competitive edge in class assignments, projects and job searches by taking this course. Designed to more fully prepare sophomores for 300 and 400 level business coursework, the course is also...Continue reading "Fall 2015 - BUS 291 Business Intelligence Resources"...