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Monday, September 17, 2007 - 5:09pm Categories: Database Trials

It's been 100 years since the Hershey Company first created its most memorable candy - the Hershey Kiss. This exhibit displays the development of the Hershey Kiss, highlighted with memorabilia and books celebrating its 100th anniversary. It also presents a collection of books on the history of the Hershey Company and its founder, Milton S. Hershey, many of which are available from the MSU Libraries. Also on display are several Hershey recipe books that are found in Special Collections. Several items were generously donated by the Hershey Company Library and the Hershey Community Archives,...

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Friday, September 7, 2007 - 8:39pm Categories: Database Trials

According to Euromonitor International, Global Market Information Database will be unavailable between 12pm and 2pm BST on Saturday 15 September 2007 due to general server maintenance.

Friday, September 7, 2007 - 3:57pm Categories: Library News

A new business web site http://www.businessdictionary.com/ was recently launched. It contains definitions for over 20,000 business terms and concepts. This online dictionary offers users the ability to search the dictionary database and browse under different business subject categories. Additional features such as "Term of the Day" and "Most Popular Terms" are available on its homepage.

Friday, September 7, 2007 - 3:41pm Categories: Database Updates

Mintel Reports just launched a new interface upgrade with additional features called "Mintel Oxygen". This new version of Mintel Reports provides new "What's Hot" trend analysis, expanded news service, and a "View Tables" feature that displays all tables with statistics from a report at once.

Chris Deford Monday, August 20, 2007 - 9:48pm Categories: Library News

The Gast Business Library announces its hours for break week through Labor Day:

Summer Break Week hours, August 18 - 26

Saturday & Sunday, August 18 - 19 CLOSED

Monday - Friday, August 20 - 24 8am - 5pm

Saturday & Sunday, August 25 - 26 1- 6pm

First Week of Fall Semester through Labor Day, August 27 thru September 3

Monday - Thursday, August 27 - 30 8am - 11pm

Friday, August 31 8am - 5pm

Saturday & Sunday, September 1 - 2 1 - 6pm

Monday, September 3 CLOSED

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Monday, August 20, 2007 - 1:28pm Categories: Database Updates

The U.S. Census Bureau just launched a new web site for the 2007 Economic Census http:/business.census.gov. The reorganized web site makes it easier for businesses to locate industry reports, ratios, and statistics from the 2002 Economic Census. The 2007 Economic Census questionnaires will be sent out later this year to 5 million businesses in the United States. Further information on the 2007 Economic Census is available at http://bhs.econ.census.gov/BHS/ECAD/index.html.

Monday, July 23, 2007 - 7:36pm Categories: Uncategorized

Michigan.org is Michigan's official economic development and travel site, sponsored by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. The web site provides useful information sources on Michigan county profiles, doing business in Michigan, business directory, maps, and other services provided by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. Economic, industry, and labor market information is also available via this web site.

Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 7:16pm Categories: Library News

Summer semester hours, through July 24

Monday - Thursday 8am - 9pm

Friday 8am - 5pm

Saturday 12pm - 5pm

Sunday 12pm - 9pm

Independence Day Weekend

Tuesday, July 3 8am - 5pm

Wednesday, July 4 CLOSED

Summer semester hours July 24 - August 17:

Monday - Thursday 8am - 8pm

Friday 8am - 5pm

Saturday 12 noon - 5pm

Sunday 12 noon - 6pm

Friday, May 25, 2007 - 6:29pm Categories: Database Trials

"SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application that lets users quickly create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using powerful demographic, business, and marketing data." For more details see SimplyMap from Geographic Research. Click here for access to SimplyMap until June 22. Check it out and let us know what you think! Comments/Questions?.

Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 3:15pm Categories: Database Updates, Library News

Plunkett Research Online offers detailed industry and business analysis including market research and trends, company profiles, and statistics for over 30 industry categories. It is available online at the Business Electronic Resources page or you may click here for access.

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