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New Books
November 06, 2020 - 5:08:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books   Categories: News and Events

Hughes, Infante et. al. Advances in understanding landscape influences on freshwater habitats and biological assemblages.  American Fisheries Society, ©2019. Call Number: QH 541.5 .F7 A38 2019 c.2


Dudgeon. Freshwater biodiversity : status, threats and conservation.  Cambridge University Press, ©2020. Call Number: QH 96.8 B53 D83 2020


Paul.  Soil microbiology, ecology and biochemistry. Academic Press is an imprint of Elsevier, ©2015. Call Number: QR 111 .P335 2015 c.2

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Notion for Notes
October 30, 2020 - 3:04:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News

Are you looking for a productivity application that's akin to Evernote or Trello? Want something better? 


One of 2020's top note-taking apps for students is called Notion, a digital productivity application that provides easy-to-use features in task management, organization, and much more.


One of the best features of Notion is the ability to create new pages, each with their own subtopics. Notion also allows users to embed links, quotes, lists, files, and images. So it's perfect for linking to articles cited by your professor, or embedding tables and relevant screenshots from...

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MSU Libraries Open Submissions for New Round of OER Awards
October 27, 2020 - 3:28:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: News @ MSU Libraries

After awarding nearly $27,000 in March to nine MSU faculty members to fund the creation and adaptation of Open Educational Resources (OER) course material, MSU Libraries are welcoming applications for a second round of OER Program Awards. Dean of Libraries Joseph A. Salem, Jr. said this round of awards is designed to provide financial incentives and support for instructors interested in adopting, adapting, or creating OER as an alternative to traditional textbooks; and it’s designed to support OER sustainability and large-scale implementation of OER. The goals of the...

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ASMSU Free Reads
October 22, 2020 - 11:50:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News

Courtesy of ASMSU’s Readership program, MSU faculty/staff and students now have access to digital editions of the Lansing State Journal, Detroit Free Press, and USA Today. Access to these journals is available via the A-Z journal list (no registration required).


Since ASMSU is still providing access to the NYTimes and WSJ with individual accounts (MSU email) required for those papers, MSU affiliates now have even greater access to popular media. 


Further still, finding business articles has never been easier! Check out the 'Finding Business Articles' page on the Business...

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MSU Libraries Award $500 Prize to Winner of Art Contest
September 15, 2020 - 12:42:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: News @ MSU Libraries

In the midst of a pandemic, MSU Libraries remain at the center of academic life at MSU, scanning materials to send electronically, mailing books, and even supporting art. They recently awarded $500 to Michael Matias Brimmer, an undergraduate student who won the annual MSU Libraries Art Contest. The winning work will be displayed in the Main Library and available for all to see when the building fully reopens. Dean of Libraries Joseph A. Salem, Jr. said the contest is a way for MSU Libraries to support students, create welcoming spaces in the Library, and collaborate with...

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MSU Libraries Recognize Staff for Outstanding Contributions
September 10, 2020 - 11:50:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: News @ MSU Libraries

Several MSU Libraries staff members were recognized for hard work and special contributions at an annual awards ceremony held (virtually) September 10. Dean of Libraries Josepth A. Salem, Jr. announced the staff awards at a Library forum and praised staff for their dedication and hard work. “As our strategic plan makes clear, we trust each other to do our best work,” Salem said.  “These award recipients have done wonderful work this past year, and these awards give us a chance to recognize some among us who have initiated new projects, gone the extra mile, and worked...

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MSU Librarian Receives Emerging Leader Award from the Society of American Archivists
September 02, 2020 - 11:28:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: News @ MSU Libraries

 


MSU Special Collections Archivist and Librarian Lydia Tang has received the 2020 Mark A. Greene Emerging Leader Award from the Society of American Archivists (SAA). The award celebrates and encourages early career archivists who have completed archival work of broad merit, demonstrated significant promise of leadership, and performed commendable service to the archives profession. Dean of Libraries Joseph A. Salem, Jr. said the award reflects Tang’s experience, knowledge, leadership, and achievements as well as...

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Fall 2020 GIS Workshops - All Online!
August 18, 2020 - 3:59:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Map Library   Categories: Events

The leaves are starting to turn, Fall semester is starting soon and that means the return of MSU Libraries GIS workshops. For Fall 2020 all of our workshops will be held online. As usual, they are free and open to anyone who wants to attend. If you have any questions please contact Amanda Tickner via email: atickner@msu.edu


 


Make a Simple Color Shaded Map with QGIS


Friday, September 25th | 3:00-5:00


Learn the basics of QGIS,...

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6-Minute Video Introduction to the MSU Map Library Services
June 09, 2020 - 10:00:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Map Library   Categories: Uncategorized
student at computer

This video provides a six-minute overview of MSU Map Library collections and services available during COVID-19 related building shutdowns.  Instructors are encouraged to share this with students.


Mediaspace: https://mediaspace.msu.edu/media/Introduction+to+the+MSU+Map+Library/1_l59w5f82


YouTube: https://youtu.be/Dc9bDENWuSQ


Though our facility is closed, we still offer many online services and much of our collection is available.  In this video we will walk around the library together. You can see some of the things we have.  You may not know that we have just as many...

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MSU Library Receives Largest Cash Donation in its History for Renovation and Relocation of Special...
May 14, 2020 - 2:10:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: News @ MSU Libraries
Stephen O Murray (left) and Keelung Hong, PhD  (right) in 1983

The MSU Library has received the largest single cash donation in its history, a gift from research scientist Keelung Hong, PhD, in honor of his longtime partner Stephen O. Murray, a sociologist, anthropologist, and independent scholar who graduated from MSU’s James Madison College. Dean of Libraries Joseph A. Salem, Jr. said the donation will be used to renovate space on Three East in the Main Library and to move Special Collections to that floor. 


 


“This gift is a tremendous act...

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