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Race and occupation of immigrants to the U.S. for the year 1903
February 10, 2014 - 6:40:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Map Library   Categories: Uncategorized
Race and Occupation of immigrants by destination. Also the yearly increase and decrease of each state’s proportion and the number.

This map is an interesting early attempt to embed complex statistical information into map form. It shows us the countries of origin of new immigrants to each state and the occupations of the adult male immigrants (women and children were categorized as “no occupation”). Michigan saw the influx of 20,920 immigrants that year with the largest groups coming from Finland, Scandinavian countries, and Poland.


The report’s author, Sargent, was no friend...

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New Database - Business Monitor International
February 10, 2014 - 5:00:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

Faculty, staff, and students now have access to Business Monitor International. Business Monitor International provides country risk, industry, and financial market information that evaluates global, regional, country and company developments and trends worldwide. The data, analysis, ratings, rankings and forecasts cover 195 countries and 24 industry sectors. Access to the Business Monitor International database can be found through the Gast Business Library's Business Electronic Resources page.



Access to Deals via ThomsonONE
February 03, 2014 - 7:15:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

Faculty, staff, and students now have access to Deals via ThomsonONE. This database provides information on mergers, acquisitions, equities, bonds, loans, and more. Access is available through the Gast Business Library's Business Electronic Resources page. The database requires the use of Internet Explorer.



New Database - RIA Checkpoint Accounting
January 15, 2014 - 5:46:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

We cancelled CCH's Accounting Research Manager (ARM), and we no longer have access. In its place we have purchased access to RIA Checkpoint Accounting content. You can find it linked here: http://libguides.lib.msu.edu/busdatabases.



Water Routes to Michigan
December 30, 2013 - 12:11:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Map Library   Categories: Uncategorized
Carte pour servir a l'Itineraire pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson et des Parties laterales de L'Amerique du Nord. Made in 1826 by J. Milbert. Made for the book Itinéraire Pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson et des Parties Laterales published in Paris by Henri Gaugain in 1828.

Long before the concept of ‘invasive species’ was established, naturalists such as Jacques Milbert combed the exotic American landscape for novel plants to share with the Old Country. Milbert's skill as a landscape artist is apparent in his 2-volume travel journal and ‘atlas’ of sketches which was published after his return...

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New Books
December 13, 2013 - 3:24:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books   Categories: News and Events

Isard and Gage. Flow of life in the atmosphere : an airscape approach to understanding invasive organisms. Michigan State University Press, c2001. Call Number: QR 101 .I835 2001 c.3


Dow and Downing. The atlas of climate change : mapping the world's greatest challenge. University of California Press, c2006. Call Number: QC 981.8.C5 D69 2006 c.2


Stephenson. Calculations for molecular biology and biotechnology : a guide to mathematics in the laboratory. Academic Press/Elsevier, 2010. Call Number: QH 506 .S74 2010


Rothrock. Sedges of Indiana and the adjacent states : the...

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Gast Business Library December Hours
December 02, 2013 - 6:28:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Library News

The Gast Business Library will be open from 8 a.m.–2 a.m. from Friday, December 6, until Thursday, December 12, as extended hours for finals week. From Friday, December 13, through Friday, December 20, the library will be open weekdays from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Starting Saturday, December 21, the Gast Business Library will be closed for the holidays through the end of the month. See our web site for complete hours.



Now have access to Frost & Sullivan database
November 25, 2013 - 7:30:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

Faculty, staff, and students now have access to Frost & Sullivan, a powerful database that provides research in market analysis, technical reports, end-user studies, and quantitative measurement-based reports across different industries. Access Frost & Sullivan through the Gast Business Library's Business Electronic Resources page. All content is available in HTML format. Faculty can contact a business librarian to get access to PDFs of the reports if they prefer.



Read journals on your tablet with BrowZine
October 21, 2013 - 2:42:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Library News

BrowZine is a free tablet app from Third Iron that lets you browse, read, and monitor journals to which the MSU Libraries have an online subscription. With the app, you can:



Create a bookshelf of your favorite journals for quick & easy access
Read articles in a format optimized for a tablet device
Get alerts when new journal issues are published
Save articles to Zotero, Dropbox, or an app of your choice for pdf collecting and notetaking
Share links to articles via email, Facebook, or Twitter

BrowZine is currently available for the iPad and three Android devices:...

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BizMiner database undergoing maintenance Friday night and Saturday
October 16, 2013 - 5:27:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

The BizMiner database will undergo maintenance starting at 11:00 pm ET on Friday, October 18th. This will likely cause unusual sluggishness in site navigation and longer than normal report loading times. We apologize for any temporary inconvenience and anticipate that normal operations and speeds will resume by 3:30 PM ET on Saturday, October 19. Thanks for your patience and understanding.



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