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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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Passport GMID - New Enhancement Coming Soon
August 18, 2009 - 1:09:36 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

In the coming week, Passport GMID will be launching a new enhancement. MyPages is a new feature enabling you, as a user, to customize these pages with the content you use most frequently for your day to day research. With this new enhancement you now have the ability to:





Create your own customised email alert - By selecting the categories and geographies you are interested in, you will receive an e-alert keeping you up to date with the latest developments.
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New Site Design Launch for Plunkett on August 1
July 30, 2009 - 1:41:47 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

From Plunkett:


"We tentatively plan to launch our exciting new site design for Plunkett Research Online on Saturday, August 1st. Your service may be interrupted for a short time.


Also, we will be launching upgraded NAIC codes for all of our company profiles. Due to this upgrade, some of your saved company search data may be lost—please export any company lists that are important to you.


New design features:






Menus that are easier to find and use.


Prominent links to favorites like Build-A-Report and Resources for Job Seekers.


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WRDS Downtime Scheduled for Saturday, August 1
July 16, 2009 - 6:01:17 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

The WRDS server will be undergoing scheduled maintenance from 11am-11pm (ET) on Saturday, August 1.


We apologize for any inconvenience.


Note: WRDS is converting to a new site. Please feel free to view the new WRDS Beta (http://wrds-web.wharton.upenn.edu), as they continue to add datasets daily. They expect to have all data on the new site by December 31, 2009. Then they will slowly phase out the old site.



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