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News from the Gast Business Library - September 2009
September 02, 2009 - 6:03:19 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

As we look forward to another busy and exciting fall semester, here are important updates to keep in mind from the Business Library:

We Have New Doors!

Thanks to collaborative efforts from the College of Business, Libraries, and Physical Plant, the Business Library now has doors with secure keycard access. This will help prevent theft of materials and safety issues.

Fall Hours

Regular hours begin Friday, September 11. See http://www2.lib.msu.edu/branches/bus/hours.jsp for more details.

Collaborative Technology Lab Now Open!


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Passport GMID - New Enhancement Coming Soon
August 18, 2009 - 1:09:36 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

In the coming week, Passport GMID will be launching a new enhancement. MyPages is a new feature enabling you, as a user, to customize these pages with the content you use most frequently for your day to day research. With this new enhancement you now have the ability to:

Create your own customised email alert - By selecting the categories and geographies you are interested in, you will receive an e-alert keeping you up to date with the latest developments.
Sign up to GMID's RSS News feed - Receive timely updates on new content viewable via iGoogle, Outlook etc. from your... Continue reading "Passport GMID - New Enhancement Coming Soon"...

New Site Design Launch for Plunkett on August 1
July 30, 2009 - 1:41:47 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

From Plunkett:

"We tentatively plan to launch our exciting new site design for Plunkett Research Online on Saturday, August 1st. Your service may be interrupted for a short time.

Also, we will be launching upgraded NAIC codes for all of our company profiles. Due to this upgrade, some of your saved company search data may be lost—please export any company lists that are important to you.

New design features:

Menus that are easier to find and use.

Prominent links to favorites like Build-A-Report and Resources for Job Seekers.

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WRDS Downtime Scheduled for Saturday, August 1
July 16, 2009 - 6:01:17 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

The WRDS server will be undergoing scheduled maintenance from 11am-11pm (ET) on Saturday, August 1.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Note: WRDS is converting to a new site. Please feel free to view the new WRDS Beta (http://wrds-web.wharton.upenn.edu), as they continue to add datasets daily. They expect to have all data on the new site by December 31, 2009. Then they will slowly phase out the old site.

New Books
July 01, 2009 - 8:43:16 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books   Categories: News and Events

Dillard. Common Freshwater Algae of the United States. An illustrated Key to the Genera (Excluding the Diatoms) 2nd ed. J. Cramer, 2008 Call Number: QK 571 .D55 2008

Lancaster and Briers. Aquatic Insects: Challenges to Populations. CABI International, c2008. Call Number: QL 472 .R69 2008

Keller, Lodge, Lewis, Shogren. Bioeconomics of Invasive Species: Integrating Ecology, Economics, Policy and Management. Oxford University Press, 2009. Call Nuimber: QH 353 .B53 2009

Eliott. Freshwater megaloptera and neuroptera of Britian and Ireland. Freshwater Biological...

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New Books
June 12, 2009 - 8:29:06 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books   Categories: News and Events

Vincent and Laybourn-Parry. Polar lakes and rivers : limnology of Arctic and Antarctic aquatic ecosystems. Oxford University Press, 2008. Call Number: QH 84.1 .P65 2008

Strayer. Freshwater mussel ecology : a multifactor approach to distribution and abundance. University of California Press, c2008. Call Number: QL 430.6 .S8785 2008

France and Kebreab. Mathematical modelling in animal nutrition. CABI, c2008. Call Number: SF 95 .M337 2008

Holthaus. From the farm to the table : what all Americans need to know about agriculture. University Press of Kentucky, 2009. Call...

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Gary Price Gives Thumbs Up to globalEDGE
June 10, 2009 - 5:33:56 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

New Books
June 05, 2009 - 7:47:45 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books   Categories: News and Events

Rood. The Troubleshooting and Maintenance Guide for Gas Chromatographers. 4th ed., Wiley-VCH 2007 Call Number: QD 79 .C45 R66 2007

Zar. Biostatistical Analysis. Prentice Hall, c2010. Call Number: QH 323.5 .Z37 2010

den Besten, Munawar. Ecotoxicological Testing of Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems: Emerging Techniques, Trends and Strategies. Taylor & Francis, 2005 Call Number: QH 90.57 .B5 E29 2005 c.2

The World's Water: The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources. Island Press, c1998-Call Number: TD 345 .W674 2008/2009

Dugatkin. Principles of Animal...

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ProQuest Entrepreneurship Now Available (one-year trial only)
June 02, 2009 - 1:22:51 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Trials, Database Updates, Library News

Proquest Entrepreneurship brings together an array of resources to support the entrepreneur. It includes journal articles from top publications, video clips on entrepreneurs' business experiences, business cases, working papers, conference proceedings, full text dissertations, blog entries, reference books, start-up plans, templates, and forms, and market research including market and company reports, key financial ratios, demographics, insights, benchmarks, and statistics.

**Please note: this database is a one-year trial only. Please send comments to the Gast Business Librarians...

Thomson Research Investext Now Available!
June 02, 2009 - 1:09:15 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Library News, Database Updates

Investext reports are now available through Thomson Research, including analyst reports from Morgan Stanley.

Thomson Research Investext provides analyst research reports on companies and industries from top investment banks, brokerage firms, and consulting firms worldwide. Look here for financial profiles and projections, assessment of company strategies, statistics, and forecasts. Coverage is global, and dates from 1980 to the present.

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