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Leavitt promoted to head of Gast Business Library
June 25, 2012 - 7:52:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Library News

Laura Leavitt has been promoted to the position of head of the Gast Business Library. She has worked as a business and labor relations librarian for the past six years at the MSU Libraries. Previously, she worked at the University of Iowa as a business librarian and at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as a federal investigator. Laura received her MS in library and information science from the University of Illinois and BA in political science from Northwestern University. Laura can be reached at leavitt9@mail.lib.msu.edu or 355-4647. Her web page: http://staff.lib.msu.edu/...

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New Books
June 15, 2012 - 6:15:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books   Categories: News and Events

Nau. Ball Redbook; V. 2: Crop Production, 18th Ed. Ball Pub., 2011. Call Number: SB405 .B254 2011 v.1


Beytes. Ball Redbook; V. 1: Greenhouses and Equipment, 18th Ed. Ball Pub., 2011. Call Number: SB405 .B254 2011 v.2


Kirk. Dictionary Of The Fungi. CABI, 2011. Call Number: QK600.35 .A35 2011


Simpson. Plant Systematics. Elsevier/Academic Press, c2010. Call Number: QK95 .S566 2010


Fletcher. Paddling Michigan's Hidden Beauty. Arbutus Press, c2012. Call Number: GV776.M5 F54 2012 c.2


Denny & McFadzean. Engineering Animals: How Life Works. Belknap...

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New Books
June 15, 2012 - 6:15:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books   Categories: News and Events

Nau. Ball Redbook; V. 2: Crop Production, 18th Ed. Ball Pub., 2011. Call Number: SB405 .B254 2011 v.1


Beytes. Ball Redbook; V. 1: Greenhouses and Equipment, 18th Ed. Ball Pub., 2011. Call Number: SB405 .B254 2011 v.2


Kirk. Dictionary Of The Fungi. CABI, 2011. Call Number: QK600.35 .A35 2011


Simpson. Plant Systematics. Elsevier/Academic Press, c2010. Call Number: QK95 .S566 2010


Fletcher. Paddling Michigan's Hidden Beauty. Arbutus Press, c2012. Call Number: GV776.M5 F54 2012 c.2


Denny & McFadzean. Engineering Animals: How Life Works. Belknap...

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Our Fledgling Inventory
June 07, 2012 - 1:00:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Map Library   Categories: Uncategorized

The MSU Map Library now has a fledgling inventory of licensed online digital topographic maps. Currently containing a single entry (Ethiopia JOGs at 1:250,000) over the summer you can watch this list grow with new entries!



First digital topographic map set is here!
June 05, 2012 - 2:24:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Map Library   Categories: Uncategorized

MSU Libraries' first hosted-and-served set of digital topographic maps is of Ethiopia mapped at a scale of 1:250,000, prepared by the US Defense Mapping Agency Joint Operations Graphic. The finding aid linked from the library catalog displays the sheet boundaries and provides links to download jpg previews, 400 ppi TIF files, and 400 ppi GeoTIFF files.


sample image:



LandScan Global 2010 WebApp Access
May 29, 2012 - 6:26:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Map Library   Categories: Uncategorized

Landscan is a world population dataset at approximately 1 km resolution (30" X 30"). 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...

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New Database for Industry Information - GBI Research
May 23, 2012 - 7:13:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

The Business Library has subscribed to a new database: GBI Research.


This resource provides in-depth market research reports for the Pharmaceuticals, Medical Equipment, Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Clean Technology, and Power and Semiconductors industries. The reports provide charts, graphs, and analysis for each industry, including market overviews, market forecasts, market drivers and restraints, and for some reports Porters Five Forces and PEST analyses.


You can find this and all of our Business Databases here: http://libguides.lib.msu.edu/busdatabases.



New Books
May 16, 2012 - 2:08:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books   Categories: News and Events

Lartey. Cercospora leaf spot of sugar beet and related species. American Phytopathological Society, c2010. Call Number - QK 625.D4 C47 2010 c.2


Ballenger. The curious researcher : a guide to writing research papers. Longman, c2009. Call Number -LB 2369 .B246 2009 c.2


Reed,Butler and Rilla. Farmstead and artisan cheeses : a guide to building a business. University of California, c2011. Call Number - SF 271 .R44 2011


Albert and Comer. Atlas of early Michigan's forests, grasslands, and wetlands : an interpretation of the 1816-1856 General Land Office surveys....

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Final Chance to Enter the Gast Business Library’s Jigsaw Puzzle Competition!
April 06, 2012 - 7:47:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Uncategorized, Library News


Love jigsaw puzzles?

Think you are fast at putting jigsaw puzzles together?

Here's your chance to prove it.


The Challenge: Teams of maximum 4 people to build a 1,000 piece puzzle the fastest in the allotted time. The winning team earns bragging rights, recognition on our puzzle table, and an announcement on our web site and/or Facebook page. The team also wins some library goodies. Snacks and beverages will be provided.


Date: Friday, April 27, 2012


Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm


Where: Gast Business Library, Michigan State University


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Enter the Gast Business Library’s Jigsaw Puzzle Competition!
March 20, 2012 - 7:01:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Uncategorized, Library News


Love jigsaw puzzles?

Think you are fast at putting jigsaw puzzles together?

Here's your chance to prove it.


The Challenge: Teams of maximum 4 people to build a 1,000 piece puzzle the fastest in the allotted time. The winning team earns bragging rights, recognition on our puzzle table, and an announcement on our web site and/or Facebook page. The team also wins some library goodies. Snacks and beverages will be provided.


Date: Friday, April 27, 2012


Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm


Where: Gast Business Library, Michigan State University


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