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Africa, 1711 by Price and Senex
December 12, 2008 - 4:09:07 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Map Library   Categories: Uncategorized

In September the MSU Map Library acquired Africa : corrected from observations of Mess. of ye Royal Societies at London and Paris published by Charles Price and John Senex in London in 1711.


Price and Senex were both prominent engravers and publishers of maps atlases and globes. This map extends Herman Moll's use of textual information, a clear break from the earlier practice of filling in blank spots with fanciful monsters and legends.


The beautiful vibrantly colored cartouche in the lower left corner features a woman wearing beads and earrings sitting with Africa's...

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Business Library will be closed Dec. 25 - Jan. 4
December 09, 2008 - 1:01:07 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Library News


Census Bureau Announces a New Product for Tracking Business Activity
December 02, 2008 - 7:16:53 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

The U.S. Census Bureau announces the release of the Business Dynamics Statistics (BDS), a data series that allows users to track annual changes in employment for growing and shrinking businesses at the establishment level.

The BDS monitors this activity, tracking annual job creation and destruction at the establishment level using elements not found in similar databases, such as firm age and size. Tracking by firm age, for example, allows users to distinguish between new establishments of new firms and new establishments of mature firms. These statistics are crucial to...

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New Books
December 02, 2008 - 6:50:44 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books   Categories: News and Events

Polunin (ed.). Aquatic Ecosystems: Trends and Global Prospects. 2008. Cambridge University Press. Call Number: QH541.5.W3 A679 2008


Crawley, M.J. Statistics: An Introduction Using R. 2005. Wiley, New York. Call Number: QA276.12 .C73 2005 c.2


Osborn and Smith (eds.). Molecular microbial ecology. 2005. Taylor & Francis. Call Number: QR74 .M635 2005 c.2


Woodward. Grassland Biomes. 2008. Greenwood Press. Call Number: QH541.5.P7 W66 2008



New Books
November 18, 2008 - 8:09:58 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books   Categories: News and Events

Snapp and Pound. Agricultural systems : agroecology and rural innovation for development. Elsevier/Academic Press, c2008 Call Number: S 494.5 .S95 S58 2008 c.2


Price. Speciation in Birds. Roberts and Company Publisher Call Number: QL 677.3 .P75 2007 c.2


Christian,Jacobsen and Minthorn (eds). The Associated Press Stylebook 2008. Associated Press, 2008 Call Number: PN 4783 .A83 2008


Curry. Dragonflies of Indiana. Indiana Academy of Science, c2001. Call Number: QL 520.2 .U6 C87 2001


Doyle and Drew (eds.) Large-Scale Ecosystem Restoration. Island Press,...

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Dynamic Maps of Bank Card and Mortgage Delinquencies in the United States
November 18, 2008 - 8:09:25 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Uncategorized, Library News

From the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, an interactive map with bank card and mortgage delinquency rates by county.



Double-Sided Printing Now Available
October 03, 2008 - 7:24:58 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Library News

Double-sided printing is now the default setting for the black and white e-token printers in the Business Library. The color e-token printer will still default to single-sided printing.

To print single-sided, in most cases, you can go to the "File" menu, select "Print", then in the pull down menu that allows you to select a printing option select "Single Sided E-Token". If you are printing from Adobe or another PDF reader click on the print button in the reader and then select "Single Sided E-Token."



Setting Your Google Scholar Preferences
September 26, 2008 - 8:01:47 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

To ensure seamless access to MSU resource subscriptions through Google Scholar, please do the following


Go to Google Scholar - http://scholar.google.com/.
Click on "Scholar Preferences" to the right of the search box.
In the Library Links field search for Michigan State University.
Select Michigan State University - MSU Access.
Do your search in Google Scholar.
Click on the link for "MSU Access" that will appear to the right of the title of the resource. You will then be prompted for your MSU NetID and password to access that resource. Please Note - if you click on the title and not... Continue reading "Setting Your Google Scholar Preferences"...


New Database: Ad$pender
September 26, 2008 - 2:15:06 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

Ad$pender provides detailed advertising expenditure data for millions of brands and companies across 14 media categories, for the past 5 years. Expenditures can be viewed by category, parent company, subsidiary, and brand. Reports and tables can also be generated with customized data. **This resource is only available in the Business Library at Selected Resources computers. Access is allowed for only one user at a time.**

Please contact Kara Rawlins with questions or concerns.



LexisNexis Academic Training This Fall
September 17, 2008 - 1:13:34 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Uncategorized

LexisNexis training is available on:

September 19, 10:30am-Noon, Business Library, Room 22,
October 17, 1:30-3:00pm, Main Library, Room EG2.


This class will help users explore the brand new interface of LexisNexis Academic, with all new search screens, advanced search features and functionality, while discovering its vast news and business resources, including full-text newspaper articles, news wires and transcripts, company profiles and financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry and market news.


All classes are free of charge. Please...

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