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New Database for International Companies - Orbis
January 25, 2010 - 12:59:41 pm (America/Detroit)
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.



Roper Center for Public Opinion Research: Great new resource for public opinion survey data!
January 19, 2010 - 2:14:10 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Uncategorized

Roper Center for Public Opinion Research


The MSU Libraries now has a one-year membership with the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, which will allow MSU faculty and students access to the Roper Center's databank of polling research, including the Center's major database component, iPOLL. See http://www2.lib.msu.edu/features/?e=154 for more information. You can access it here.



Passport GMID Top 10 Countries and Consumers articles of 2009
January 15, 2010 - 1:46:09 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Uncategorized

Top 10 Countries and Consumers articles of 2009


2009 saw the world economy in its worst recession in over 60 years following the global financial crisis in 2008. Every region of the world was affected with wide-spread implications for consumer behavior. Passport GMID (Global Market Information Database) analyzes these trends.


1. Top 10 consumer trends for 2009


All expectations are that this will be a year of guarded consumption for consumers globally - but consumption is more resilient than people might think and many commentators point out that the global consumer...

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New Database - LexisNexis Statistical DataSets
January 13, 2010 - 1:59:13 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Uncategorized

LexisNexis Datasets provides multidisciplinary data that can be used to create tables, graphs, and maps. Data covers key economic indicators, bankruptcies, consumer credit, interest rates, GDP, labor, Producer Price Index, China Data Center, and much more. Researchers are able to manipulate datasets, make comparisons, chart trends over time and spatially represent data without having to use additional software programs. Take a look at it now! You can find it here.



New Books
December 18, 2009 - 6:28:40 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books   Categories: News and Events

Chalmers. The OU Project Guide: Fieldwork and statistics for ecological projects. Montford Bridge, Shrewbury : Field Studies Council ; Milton Keynes : The Open University, c1989. Call Number: QH 541.2 .C53 1989


Suthers. Plankton : a guide to their ecology and monitoring for water quality. CSIRO ; London : Eurospan [distributor], c2009. Call Number: QH 90.8 .P5 S88 2009


Havstad. Structure and function of a Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem : the Jornada Basin long-term ecological research site. Oxford University Press, 2006. Call Number: QH 107 .S77 2006 c.2


Menninger...

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The Conference Board Research Online Collection is Available
December 18, 2009 - 5:09:26 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Uncategorized

The Conference Board provides proprietary management research & economic analysis, including articles from The Conference Board Review. Research reports include surveys and case studies of the world's most influential companies. It can be accessed from the Databases A to Z web site (http://libguides.lib.msu.edu/busdatabases) or directly here: http://ezproxy.msu.edu:2047/login?url=http://www.conference-board.org/ea/index.cfm. Contact the business library here if you have any questions.



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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