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1959 Idlewild Plat Map
December 10, 2009 - 8:01:06 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Map Library   Categories: Uncategorized

The MSU Map Library recently received a 1959 plat map of the Idlewild resort in Yates Township, Lake County, Michigan. The map delineates the boundaries and numbers for each of the thousands of lots. No other libraries are known to own a full plat map of the resort area, and the subdivision maps available online through the State of Michigan website are known to be incomplete.


The exact title of the map is the inharmonious "Tax map of Sec's 5-6-7 & 8 T. 17 N. R. 12 W. Yates Twp., Lake Co., Mich" compiled by George Blass. The map is a good example of a limited production...

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Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series videos now available
November 17, 2009 - 4:54:56 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Uncategorized

Business Source Complete now includes a business video collection with 55 videos from the Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series. The series features engaging video lectures from renowned professors and experts at the Harvard Business School. All lectures are captured from executive education programs, and offer groundbreaking ideas, insightful research, and practical advice on management issues. The videos contain a table of content allowing the selection of a specific topic. Most lectures provide a transcript in PDF format. To see the videos, go into Business Source Complete, and...

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LexisNexis Academic will be Down for Scheduled Maintenance
October 22, 2009 - 4:55:27 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

LexisNexis online products (including LexisNexis Academic) will be unavailable starting October 31 at 9:00 p.m. until November 01, 2009 at 5:00 a.m. due to scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.



BNA Tax and Accounting Center now available remotely
October 06, 2009 - 4:52:58 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

The BNA Tax and Accounting Center used to be available only on the selected resource computers in the Business Library. It is now available remotely. See http://ezproxy.msu.edu:2047/login?url=http://taxandaccounting.bna.com/btac/.


The Tax and Accounting Center offers practitioners a comprehensive array of analysis, news, primary sources, and practice tools covering federal and international tax issues. We have access to the U.S. Income portfolios, Foreign Income portfolios, and Estates, Gifts and Trusts portfolios. The U.S. Income portfolios covers federal income tax planning and...

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New Books
October 01, 2009 - 2:50:34 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books   Categories: News and Events

Mishra B.K. Disease management in freshwater pisciculture. Udaipur, India : Agrotech Publishing Academy, 2007. Call Number: SH 171 .D555 2007


Committee on the St. Lawrence Seaway. Great Lakes shipping, trade, and aquatic invasive species. Washington, D.C. : Transportation Research Board, 2008. Call Number: TE 1 .N457 no.291


National Research Council. Fulfilling the promise : biology education in the nation's schools. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1990. Call Number: QH319.A1 N38 1990 c.2



New Database - Mergent EventsData
September 29, 2009 - 3:29:45 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

The Business Library has acquired a new database called Mergent EventsData. (See http://ezproxy.msu.edu:2047/login?url=http://www.eventsdata.com.) It replaces a number of our print titles including Mergent Dividend Record, Mergent Unit Investment Trusts, Mergent Bond Record. Mergent EventsData provides information on stock-splits, mergers, tender offers, partial/full calls, name changes, etc. EventsData message feeds enable users to capture and analyze breaking business developments as they occur. EventsData consists of five modules: corporate actions, corporate dividends, fixed income,...

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WRDS Scheduled Downtime - Tuesday, September 29, 2009
September 18, 2009 - 11:46:37 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

WRDS Scheduled Downtime — Tuesday, September 29, 2009.


The WRDS server will be undergoing scheduled maintenance from 12:00pm-8:00pm ET on Tuesday, September 29, 2009.


We apologize for any inconvenience.


During this period, the WRDS website will be unavailable. However, access will remain for those users accessing WRDS through UNIX and PC SAS Connect. Interactive queries during this period should continue to run unaffected.


WRDS will be adding additional network hardware to expand capacity.


As a result of this upgrade to the new WRDS website (http://...

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New Books
September 16, 2009 - 7:47:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books   Categories: News and Events

Ngyuyen Anh Duc. Salt intrusion tides and mixing in multi-channel estuaries. Leiden : Taylor & Francis/Balkema, c2008. Call Number: GB 1197.8 .N58 2008


Fernandez,M.D., Tarazona, J.V. Complementary approaches for using ecotoxicity data in soil pollution evaluation. New York : Nova Science Publishers, c2009 Call Number: TD 878 .F47 2009


Field Crops Team. On farm research and demonstration - January 2009. Michigan State University Extension : Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station, Michigan State University, c2008. Call Number: S 540 .F5 F54 2008.



1849 map on display in Main Library through October
September 15, 2009 - 8:38:40 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Map Library   Categories: Uncategorized

After an 18-month visit to the Etherington Conservation Lab, our 1849 map of the United States and Mexico is back and up for viewing.


A library exhibit "The California Gold Rush" depicts numerous resources available through MSU libraries that document the Gold Rush and participation by Michigan residents. From the September 1848 New York Herald article to recent scholarly books, many library resources are now purchased and delivered to library users over the Internet. MSU Libraries also owns numerous published diaries and biographies of western travellers in book format, as journal...

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News from the Gast Business Library - September 2009
September 02, 2009 - 6:03:19 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

As we look forward to another busy and exciting fall semester, here are important updates to keep in mind from the Business Library:


We Have New Doors!


Thanks to collaborative efforts from the College of Business, Libraries, and Physical Plant, the Business Library now has doors with secure keycard access. This will help prevent theft of materials and safety issues.


Fall Hours


Regular hours begin Friday, September 11. See http://www2.lib.msu.edu/branches/bus/hours.jsp for more details.


Collaborative Technology Lab Now Open!


The...

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