Michigan State University
2nd Annual Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge
March 22, 2010 - 12:51:56 pm (America/Detroit)
Categories: Cesar E. Chavez Events

WHEN: March 31st, 2010 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM

WHERE: Barack Obama Room

Holden Hall Basement East Lansing, MI 48824


Be part of this National Service Learning Initiative


Sponsor Code: msucamp

Or Contact: marti967@msu.edu


If you are at least 17* years of age, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and are in good general health, you may be eligible to donate blood. Please bring your donor card or positive identification with you when you come to donate. *In some states, 16-year-...

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Mexican Feature Films
March 12, 2010 - 12:07:38 pm (America/Detroit)
Categories: Unique Acquisitions

The Chavez Collection received a donation of Mexican feature films from Lansing resident and area business owner Juan Beltran. To access most of these film titles do a subject search in the MSU Libraries catalog using the following subject phrases: motion pictures mexican or motion pictures mexico

LexisNexis Academic has a new interface
March 05, 2010 - 4:51:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Associated Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

LexisNexis Academic has a new interface. Try it out today! Find it here.

New Exhibit in Chavez Collection Case
March 05, 2010 - 10:22:01 am (America/Detroit)
Categories: Exhibits, programs, etc.

A new exhibit on Chicana/os and Latina/os in the mystery genre is currently on display. The display includes works by mystery authors Alex Abella, Max Apodaca, Rodolfo Anaya, Lucha Corpi, Alicia Gaspar de Alba, Rolando Hinojosa, Michael Nava, Manuel Ramos and others.

Also included are works on Michigan’s first Chicano sleuths: Elmore Leonard’s Sgt. Raymond Cruz of the Detroit Homicide Division in City Primeval and Doug Allyn’s tough Detroit cop Lupe Garcia in The Cheerio Killings and Motown Underground. For other Midwest Chicano and Latino sleuths, contact Diana Rivera at dianar@...

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Recent Acquisitions Winter 2010-2
March 04, 2010 - 12:28:25 pm (America/Detroit)
Categories: New Books, etc.
Recent Additions to the
Cesar E. Chavez Collection
Select titles from the Latino Collection
In the Special Collections Library
At the Michigan State University Libraries
Winter 2010-2


Ramos, Jorge. Lo Que Vi : Experiencias De Un Periodista Alrededor Del Mundo. 1. ed. New York, NY: Rayo, 2006
PN4973.R36 A3 2006

Mexican television journalists Jorge Ramos.


Zamora, Emilio. Claiming Rights and Righting Wrongs in Texas : Mexican Workers and Job Politics During World War II. Rio Grande/Río Bravo. 1st ed. College Station: Texas A&M University... Continue reading "Recent Acquisitions Winter 2010-2"...

Manuscript collections added
March 04, 2010 - 11:43:37 am (America/Detroit)
Categories: Unique Acquisitions

Check the Online catalog for the following manuscript collections recently added to the José F. Treviño Chicano/Latino Activism Collections in Special Collections.

The Paulo Gordillo Papers http://catalog.lib.msu.edu/record=b7140718~S23a

The Andrés G. Guerrero, PhD Papers


The David Khilji Papers http://catalog.lib.msu.edu/record=b7140717~S23a

The Gumecindo Salas, PhD Papers


Other collections previously added include:

The Maria...

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New Books
February 26, 2010 - 8:48:05 pm (America/Detroit)
Associated Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books   Categories: News and Events

Russo. Wetlands: Ecology, Conservation and Restoration. Nova Science Publishers, c2008. Call Number: QH 541.5 .M3 W4836 2008

Kersey and Munger. Marine Phytoplankton. Nova Science, c2009. Call Number: QK 934 .M35 2009

Carson and Schnitzer. Tropical Forest Community Ecology. Wiley-Blackwell Pub., 2008. Call Number: QH 541.5 .R27 T74 2008

Youngblood. Crystal Lake Handbook. Crystal Lake Association, [2002] Call Number: QH 541.5 .L3 C79 2002

Hidding. Avoidance and Tolerance to Avian Herbivores in Aquatic Plants. Netherlands Institute of Ecology, [2009] Call Number...

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WONDA is now available
February 17, 2010 - 12:49:15 pm (America/Detroit)
Associated Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

WONDA is an investment data research tool that provides financial data for U.S. and International companies, equities, and more. It can be found on one selected resource computer in the Business Library.

Reserve Group Study Rooms and the Collaborative Technology Lab
February 15, 2010 - 2:59:21 pm (America/Detroit)
Associated Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Uncategorized

The Business Library has a number of group study rooms and a Collaborative Technology Lab (Room 13) available to be reserved for group use. To find out more information and to reserve your space, visit this web site.

New Database for International Companies - Orbis
January 25, 2010 - 12:59:41 pm (America/Detroit)
Associated Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

The Business Library now has access to Orbis, which provides comprehensive company data for 230,000 U.S. and International public and private companies, including company information, financial profile, and more. Find this and more databases on our web page.


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