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William C. Gast Business Library News & Events
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,...Continue reading "New Exhibit! 100 Years of Kisses: Celebrating the History of the Hershey Company"...
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.
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.
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.
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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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.