MSU faculty, academic staff, and academic administrators are invited to take part in a new faculty discussion group on Print on Demand (POD) Self Publishing and Alternate Publishing Models in Academia. The MSU Libraries are organizing the group in response to faculty request.
Discussion topics will include: advantages and disadvantages of alternative models; resources for editing, design, indexing and production; marketing through professional organizations and trade associations; distribution through non-traditional channels, and more.
Fall 2012 schedule:
Wednesday,...Continue reading "New faculty discussion group: Print on Demand (POD) Self Publishing &amp; Alternative..."...
Datamonitor360 has a new name -- MarketLine Advantage. It also contains additional company and industry profiles and case study reports. It contains over 30,000 companies, 3,500 industry profiles, over 110 country profiles, over 50,000 financial deals reports along with over 60,000 news articles, and over 2,500 company SWOT analyses. They also have case studies. Industry profiles include Porter's Five Forces. Take a look: http://er.lib.msu.edu/notice.cfm?dblistno=045889.
The Gast Business Library welcomes faculty, staff and students back for another exciting year and would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone of the services available through the library. We provide access to a premiere collection of electronic resources and highly specialized research support. Visit our web site for more information: http://www.lib.msu.edu/branches/bus/.
Landscan 2011 is a world population dataset at approximately 1 km resolution. It represents an ambient population (average over 24 hours). The LandScan algorithm uses spatial data and imagery analysis technologies and a multi-variable dasymetric modeling approach to disaggregate census counts within an administrative boundary. Since no single population distribution model can account for the differences in spatial data availability, quality, scale, and accuracy as well as the differences in cultural settlement practices, LandScan population distribution models are tailored to match the...Continue reading "LandScan Global Population 2011"...
Saturday & Sunday, September 1 - 2: 1pm - 6pm
Monday, September 3 (LABOR DAY): CLOSED
See our complete hours here: http://www.lib.msu.edu/branches/bus/hours.jsp.
The Business Library has reduced hours for summer break, first couple of weeks of classes, and Labor Day Holiday. Our regular fall semester hours begin September 8. See our complete hours here.
Holmes. Milk production from pasture. Massey University, 2007. Call Number: SF 239 .H6 2007
Ingraham. March of the microbes : sighting the unseen. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012, c2010. Call Number: QR 56 .I54 2012
Niklas and Spatz. Plant physics. University of Chicago Press, 2012. Call Number: QK 711.2 .N54 2012
Sridhar, editor. Aquatic plants and plant diseases : types, characteristics and management. Nova Science Publishers, 2011. Call Number: QK 930 .A68 2011
Black and King. The atlas of water : mapping the world's most critical...Continue reading "New Books"...
The Libraries' online catalog and Encore interface will not be available on Wednesday, July 25 due to system maintenance. This will include the FindText@MSU service on library electronic resources and the MSU Access on Google Scholar.
During that time, you can search MSU Libraries' holdings through MeLCat. To limit your MeLCat search to MSU holdings only, add "ZA006" to your keyword search (our agency code on MeLCat.) For example,
Thank you for your patience while we perform necessary system maintenance.
We will also...Continue reading "This Week: Library Catalog Unavailable Wednesday and Watch the Webcast: Georgia State, Copyright,..."...
Oversized scanning resumed in the Map Library with the acquisition of a HP T2300 scanner. Sheet maps up to 42" wide may be fed through and saved in TIF, JPG, PDF, JP2, or DWF formats. Bring your own USB drive, sorry it won't take external hard drives unless they have their own power source. Scans cost $1.
Library Catalog Downtime
The Library Catalog will be unavailable tonight 7:00pm-8:00pm due to maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience. You can see our library holdings through MelCat: http://elibrary.mel.org.
Business Library Will Have Reduced Hours for the Independence Day (July 4th) Holiday
The Main Library and branch libraries will have reduced hours July 3rd and will be closed July 4th. See here for complete details.