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Trial of BCC Research
July 13, 2015 - 1:22:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Associated Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Trials, Database Updates

We have access to BCC Research until 9/30/15. BCC Research is a market research database that has reports in the industrial, pharmaceutical, and technological fields.

New Books
July 02, 2015 - 8:20:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Associated Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books   Categories: News and Events

Schoeneberger. Field book for describing and sampling soils. National Soil Survey Center, Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, ©2012. Call Number: S 593 .F53 2012

Taiz,Zeiger, Møller, Murphy. Plant physiology and development. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Publishers, ©2015. Call Number: QK 711.2 .T35 2015

Zimdahl. Fundamentals of weed science. Elsevier/AP, ©2013. Call Number: SB 611 .Z54 2013

Young and Loomis. Determining the economic value of water : concepts and methods. RFF Press, ©2014. Call Number: HD 1691 .D47 2014


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Summer Reading
June 26, 2015 - 7:31:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Associated Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Library News

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...

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New Books
June 19, 2015 - 3:03:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Associated Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books   Categories: News and Events

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...

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New Books
June 09, 2015 - 3:20:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Associated Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books   Categories: News and Events

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....

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New Books
May 04, 2015 - 8:32:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Associated Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books   Categories: News and Events

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...

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Finals Survival Week
April 22, 2015 - 2:40:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Associated Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Library News

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.

Money Smart Financial Resource Fair
April 14, 2015 - 5:53:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Associated Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Library News

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...

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Gast Business Library Launches YouTube Channel
April 09, 2015 - 5:57:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Associated Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Library News

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.

Michigan in the 1840s
March 31, 2015 - 12:17:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Associated Blog: Map Library   Categories: Uncategorized

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...

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