Collectors of Clason state road maps issued between 1923 and 1931 are presented with challenges around determining map publication dates. Unlike Rand McNally and Gousha, the Clason Map Company typically did not place dates or date codes on its products during this period. A systematic review of the maps contained in Clason state road maps, touring atlases, and Green Guides reveal that the road legends and other map symbols varied over the years in systematic ways. This Clason Map website, with content developed by Mark Greaves and Carl Liedholm, represents an attempt at providing a guide...Continue reading "Dating Clason Road Maps and Atlases"...
The following business-related ProQuest databases will be unavailable this weekend:
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...Continue reading "ABI/INFORM, Entrepreneurship, and other ProQuest databases will be unavailable"...
Carolan. A sociological look at biofuels : understanding the past/prospects for the future. Nova Science Publishers, c2010. Call Number:TP 339 .C376 2010
Kozlowski, Zaikov, and Pudel. Renewable resources : obtaining, processing, and applying. Nova Science Publishers, c2009. Call Number: TP 339 .R497 2009
Andrieu. Gaining the edge in ruminant production : nutritional strategies for optimal productivity and efficiency. Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2007. Call Number: SF 203 .G35 2007
Crocker. Thermochemical conversion of biomass to liquid fuels and chemicals...Continue reading "New Books"...
Tan. Principles of soil chemistry. CRC Press, c2011. Call Number: S 592.5 .T36 2011
Li and Migliaccio. Water quality concepts, sampling, and analyses. CRC Press, c2011. Call Number: TD367 .W3765 2011 Supplementary Video DVD: TD367 .W3765 2011
Herrera. International wetlands : ecology, conservation, and restoration. Nova Science Publishers, c2009. Call Number: QH541.5.M3 I585 2009
Dorfman. The lazy environmentalist on a budget : save money, save time, save the planet. Stewart,Tabori & Chang, c2009. Call Number: TD171.7 .D672 2009
Divers and Peek....Continue reading "New Books"...
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.
Proquest Statistical Datasets (formerly Lexis Nexis Statistical Datasets) is a powerful tool purchased by MSU Libraries to provide detailed data on a wide array of subjects. It aggregates over 590 licensed and public domain datasets and makes 14 billion data points accessible. Researchers are able to manipulate datasets, make comparisons, chart trends over time within one interface. For access and more information, see the Proquest Datasets Research Guide
Many of the datasets can be mapped within the Proquest interface, as you can see below.
The business library has a new permanent exhibit display case near the entrance, which showcases a monthly rotation of topics of interest to Broad faculty, staff and students. The premier exhibit features examples of our extensive collection of reference eBooks and showcases their importance in the beginning of the research process to: present an overview of a subject; identify important scholars in the field; provide subject terminology to aid in article databases searching; and offer references to scholarly research articles. We hope this will be helpful information for business...Continue reading "New Business Exhibit Display Case"...
The Business Library will have reduced hours Friday, March 4-12 for spring break. See http://www.lib.msu.edu/branches/bus/hours.jsp for complete details.
Need to print something quickly, but don't have time to log into a full application computer? The Business Library has a Quick Print station at one of the selected resources computers. It is at the stand-up work station next to the scanner. It has Microsoft Office products including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word. The print jobs are sent to the e-token printers in our copy center. See http://libguides.lib.msu.edu/busselectedpcs for more information on using and printing at our selected resources computers.
LexisNexis Statistical Datasets and LexisNexis Statistical Insight were purchased by ProQuest and are now called ProQuest Statistical Datasets and ProQuest Statistical Insight. LexisNexis Academic is staying with LexisNexis. You can find all of these databases here: http://libguides.lib.msu.edu/busdatabases.