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Breezy Silver Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 5:45pm Categories: Database Updates, Library News

ABI/INFORM, Entrepreneurship, and other ProQuest databases will be unavailable this weekend due to maintenance. They will be unavailable Saturday, June 30, at 10:00pm ET to Sunday, July 1, at 10:00am ET. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Breezy Silver Monday, June 25, 2012 - 7:52pm Categories: Library News

Laura Leavitt has been promoted to the position of head of the Gast Business Library. She has worked as a business and labor relations librarian for the past six years at the MSU Libraries. Previously, she worked at the University of Iowa as a business librarian and at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as a federal investigator. Laura received her MS in library and information science from the University of Illinois and BA in political science from Northwestern University. Laura can be reached at leavitt9@mail.lib.msu.edu or 355-4647. Her web page: http://staff.lib.msu.edu/...

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Breezy Silver Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 7:13pm Categories: Database Updates, Library News

The Business Library has subscribed to a new database: GBI Research.

This resource provides in-depth market research reports for the Pharmaceuticals, Medical Equipment, Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Clean Technology, and Power and Semiconductors industries. The reports provide charts, graphs, and analysis for each industry, including market overviews, market forecasts, market drivers and restraints, and for some reports Porters Five Forces and PEST analyses.

You can find this and all of our Business Databases here: http://libguides.lib.msu.edu/busdatabases.

Breezy Silver Friday, April 6, 2012 - 7:47pm Categories: Uncategorized, Library News

Love jigsaw puzzles?

Think you are fast at putting jigsaw puzzles together?

Here's your chance to prove it.

The Challenge: Teams of maximum 4 people to build a 1,000 piece puzzle the fastest in the allotted time. The winning team earns bragging rights, recognition on our puzzle table, and an announcement on our web site and/or Facebook page. The team also wins some library goodies. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Date: Friday, April 27, 2012

Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm

Where: Gast Business Library, Michigan State University

...

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Breezy Silver Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 7:01pm Categories: Uncategorized, Library News

Love jigsaw puzzles?

Think you are fast at putting jigsaw puzzles together?

Here's your chance to prove it.

The Challenge: Teams of maximum 4 people to build a 1,000 piece puzzle the fastest in the allotted time. The winning team earns bragging rights, recognition on our puzzle table, and an announcement on our web site and/or Facebook page. The team also wins some library goodies. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Date: Friday, April 27, 2012

Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm

Where: Gast Business Library, Michigan State University

...

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Breezy Silver Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 6:31pm Categories: Database Updates, Library News

ProQuest will be performing maintenance from Saturday, December 3 at 10pm to Sunday, December 4 at 10am. Some of the business databases affected will be ABI/INFORM, Entrepreneurship, and ProQuest Historical Annual Reports. Some titles in those databases will be impacted as well including Just-Series Market Research Reports (via ProQuest Entrepreneurship), Hoover's Company Records (via ProQuest Entrepreneurship), First Research (via ProQuest ABI/INFORM), Business Monitor International (BMI) Industry Reports (via ProQuest ABI/INFORM), and Just-Series Market Research Reports (via ProQuest...

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Breezy Silver Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 8:21pm Categories: Database Updates, Library News

The WRDS Unix server will be undergoing maintenance from 7:00am - 10:00am EST on Tuesday, November 22. The WRDS website will not be affected by the maintenance. You will not be able to access WRDS through UNIX or PC SAS Connect while the maintenance is in progress. Jobs and user sessions that are active when it begins will be interrupted and they will have to be restarted when the system is back online.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Breezy Silver Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 6:27pm Categories: Database Updates

Notification of Planned Maintenance - GuideStar

GuideStar will be performing routine maintenance on its network devices beginning at 8 p.m. EST Thursday, October 27, 2011, and ending at 1 a.m. EST on October 28. During this time customers may experience intermittent interruptions in access to all aspects of our site, including Web services.

We apologize for the inconvenience as we work to enhance our services. Be assured that our IT Department is working to minimize these interruptions to the greatest extent possible.

GuideStar USA, Inc.

Breezy Silver Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - 5:56pm Categories: Database Updates, Library News

The following business-related ProQuest databases will be unavailable this weekend:


ABI/INFORM, Entrepreneurship Hoover's Company Records


ProQuest Historical Annual Reports Business Monitor International (BMI) Industry Reports (via ProQuest ABI/INFORM) First Research (via ProQuest ABI/INFORM) Just-Series Market Research Reports (via ProQuest Entrepreneurship)

ProQuest will be performing infrastructure maintenance on July 30, 2011. A fourteen (14) hour maintenance window will be required for this maintenance. The window will take place from...

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Breezy Silver Friday, May 13, 2011 - 6:39pm Categories: Database Updates

Notification of Downtime and Planned Upgrade for GuideStar Library Services

Due to a planned upgrade occurring this upcoming weekend, GuideStar will be unavailable on Saturday, May 14, with continued possible downtime on May 15, 2011.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

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