Business Library News
William C. Gast Business Library News & Events
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.
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.
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
"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?.
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.
ReferenceUSA contains directory information on over 14 million U.S. and over 1.4 million Canadian businesses, including detailed information for private companies and franchise locations. It is available online through the Business Electronic Resources page or click here for access.
North Conference Room (W449), Main Library, 4 West
Wednesday, May 23, 3:00pm - 5:00pm.
Wednesday, June 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm.
Go beyond the basics of EndNote! Take the opportunity to interact with your peers and EndNote "Experts" as a member of the new MSU EndNote Users' Group, hosted by the MSU Libraries.
Topics discussed could include:
Modifying filters and output styles
Creating and EndNote tagged file from an old bibliography
Modifying citations to specific style needs
Creating footnotes with EndNote
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Hospitality & Tourism Complete is now available online at http://guides.lib.msu.edu/page.phtml?page_id=373. This database covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. This collection contains more than 500,000 records, with coverage dating as far back as 1965. There is full text for more than 200 publications, including periodicals, company & country reports, and books. Click here to access.
The Business Library Web site has a new look! Features include RSS feeds for new books, trial resources, and Business Library news along with a quick catalog search of books and resources and library account login. Check it out at http://www2.lib.msu.edu/branches/bus/ and please let us know what you think!