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A Rembrandt in the Attic? Researching Artists and Finding the Value of Works of Art
by Terrie Wilson - Last Updated Apr 28, 2009
Have you been wondering who painted that portrait handed down to you by your Grandmother? Are you curious about the artist who made that ceramic vase you found? This guide will offer tips on researching your art work and determining its value.
ABI - ProQuest (Chinese language)
by Christine Tobias - Last Updated May 10, 2013
Academic Integrity and Library Research
by Laura Leavitt - Last Updated May 21, 2012
This guide contains a video, a PowerPoint presentation, Web links and library resources to help students understand academic integrity and avoid plagiarism.
Accounting Resources
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Mar 27, 2014
Actuarial Science
by Sheila Bryant - Last Updated Nov 20, 2013
Advertising and Marketing
by Emily Treptow - Last Updated Jan 22, 2014
African Activist Archive at MSU Libraries
by Peter Limb - Last Updated Sep 24, 2012
A description with links to MSU Libraries holdings of the African Activist Archive
African American Art: a Guide to Resources
by Terrie Wilson - Last Updated Feb 13, 2014
This guide serves as a starting point for researching African American art using MSU Library resources.
African American Studies Research Guide
by Jon Harrison - Last Updated Apr 16, 2014
African Art: a Guide to Resources
by Terrie Wilson - Last Updated Jan 29, 2013
This guide serves as a starting point for researching African Art in the MSU Libraries.
Africana (African Studies) at the MSU Libraries
by Joe Lauer, Peter Limb - Last Updated Apr 15, 2014
The Africana Reference Library (Main Library, 2nd floor, East Wing) contains offices of the Africana librarians & reference works.
AFS@MSU
by Christine Tobias - Last Updated Jan 3, 2013
Quick links to pages detailing the use of central storage space at Michigan State University
Agriculture Experiment Station Documents - Search Strategies
by Suzi Teghtmeyer - Last Updated Mar 5, 2013
Locating agricultural experiment/extension/cooperative service station publications can be challenging due to the way they are cataloged. This guide will show strategies to locate these documents quickly and efficiently.
Agriculture Research Guide
by Suzi Teghtmeyer - Last Updated Feb 12, 2014
This is a general guide to finding information on agricultural subjects including crops, soils, forages, farm management, agricultural and biosystems engineering, and sustainable agriculture (SARE).
Agriculture: Data and Statistics
by Hailey Mooney - Last Updated Dec 18, 2013
American Immigration History
by Bobby Smiley - Last Updated Mar 7, 2014
American Journalism History
by Bobby Smiley - Last Updated Mar 7, 2014
American Labor/Working Class History
by Bobby Smiley - Last Updated Mar 7, 2014
Amino Acids Pathfinder
by Tina Qin - Last Updated Aug 28, 2013
Page Coordinator: Judy Matthews Last updated: 01-19-2010
Animal Alternatives - IACUC
by Sheila Bryant - Last Updated Jul 18, 2012
Library resources, materials, and web sites for finding alternatives to the use of animals in laboratory research and educational settings.
Anthropology Research Guide
by Deborah Margolis - Last Updated Dec 3, 2013
Apparel & Textiles
by Terrie Wilson - Last Updated Feb 24, 2014
A selective list of books, databases, websites, etc. for conducting research related to apparel and textiles.
Appeasement: Great Britain in the 1930s
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Sep 25, 2013
Arab American Studies Research Guide
by Jon Harrison - Last Updated Mar 21, 2014
ArticleReach Direct
by Ranti Junus - Last Updated Jul 30, 2013
ASABE Technical Library Contents
by Suzi Teghtmeyer - Last Updated Sep 24, 2012
ASABE Technical Library provides online access to ASABE standards, meeting and conference papers, textbooks, and monographs beginning with 2001. This guide lists titles and links to the contents of the Technical Library.
Asian Art Resources
by Terrie Wilson - Last Updated Sep 18, 2012
This guide provides assistance with locating basic English-language resources for researching Chinese, Japanese, and Korean art.
Asian Studies
by Xian Wu - Last Updated Mar 11, 2013
Page Coordinator: Xian Wu Last updated: 05-04-2010
Atmospheric Sciences Guide - Climatology, Meteorology
by Judy Matthews, Suzi Teghtmeyer, Kathleen Weessies - Last Updated Aug 14, 2013
This guide will assist you in finding materials in these atmospheric sciences: climatology and meterology.
Atomic History
by Michael Unsworth - Last Updated Oct 17, 2011
Baroque Choral Music
by Mary Black Junttonen - Last Updated Oct 29, 2009
Research methods for choral music of the Baroque era, including reference material, scores, recordings, books.
Bible Resources
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Apr 16, 2014
Bicycle Commuting
by Michael Unsworth - Last Updated Feb 14, 2014
Biofuels and Bioenergy Resources
by Tom Volkening - Last Updated Aug 6, 2009
A guide to information resources for biofuels and bioenergy
Biography: Tools for Researchers
by Bobby Smiley - Last Updated Mar 7, 2014
Biography: United States
by Bobby Smiley - Last Updated Mar 7, 2014
Biological Science Careers Resources
by Susan Kendall - Last Updated Jan 27, 2012
Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Research Guide
by Suzi Teghtmeyer - Last Updated Jan 8, 2013
This is a general guide to finding information, documents, and data on agricultural and biosystems engineering topics.
Bloomberg Guide
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Apr 8, 2014
This is a guide for getting started with our Bloomberg terminal.
Book Reviews
by Jon Harrison - Last Updated Jun 11, 2013
Botany Research Guide
by Suzi Teghtmeyer - Last Updated Mar 20, 2014
This is a general guide to finding information on plants, including floras, taxonomy, identification keys, habitat and growing needs.
British Isles Free Web Sites
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Apr 15, 2014
Selective guide to free web sites about the British Isles organized by broad topics: general and history; images and museums; libraries; literature/language; news; politics, government, and contemporary society.
British Isles: Getting Started
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Mar 27, 2014
Begin with this guide if you want to research a topic on United Kingdom, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, or Northern Ireland
British Victorian Period Research
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Apr 16, 2014
This is a guide to doing research on topics about 19th-century Britain and Ireland, meant to be be useful to students in English and in history.
Broad Scholars
by Laura Leavitt - Last Updated Sep 15, 2010
Broadcast News Resources
by Hui Hua Chua - Last Updated Feb 10, 2014
BrowZine
by Ranti Junus, Susan Kendall, Andrea Kepsel - Last Updated Aug 1, 2013
Information about BrowZine, a free app for accessing and reading content from academic journals
Business Electronic Resources
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Mar 10, 2014
A listing of library online databases, books, and electronic resources relative to all fields of business.
Business: Data and Statistics
by Hailey Mooney - Last Updated Mar 19, 2012
Canadian Studies: Resources
by Michael Unsworth - Last Updated Jan 17, 2011
Career Resources
by Emily Treptow - Last Updated Apr 2, 2014
A guide to the career-related resources available in the MSU Libraries.
Casino/Gambling Industry Resources
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated May 9, 2012
This guide will get you started on research in the casino/gambling industry.
Catalogs of English Medieval Manuscripts in the M.S.U. Libraries
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated May 14, 2012
Last updated: 11-20-2006
Certified Employer Rights & Responsibilities Professional
by Laura Leavitt - Last Updated Aug 26, 2013
Page Coordinator: Laura Leavitt Last updated: 05-07-2010
Charles Darwin Research Guide
by Suzi Teghtmeyer - Last Updated Jul 15, 2013
Chemistry Resources
by Tina Qin - Last Updated Mar 11, 2014
Child Development
by Hailey Mooney, Jill Morningstar - Last Updated Sep 19, 2012
Where to begin.
Children's Nook
by Shannon Cunningham, Jill Morningstar - Last Updated Mar 13, 2012
Citizen Participation
by Terry Link - Last Updated Feb 6, 2014
Covers political, social, environmental and economic activities aimed at building a better and more democratic and sustainable society
Classical Studies
by Jon Harrison - Last Updated Apr 6, 2014
Club Management
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Aug 19, 2011
This guide will get you started on research in the club management industry.
Cold War History A Resource Guide
by Michael Unsworth - Last Updated Sep 26, 2012
College Selection Guides
by Terri Miller - Last Updated Jun 4, 2013
Locate the college selection guides and directories available in the MSU Libraries.
Colonial America: Sources for Images
by Bobby Smiley - Last Updated Mar 7, 2014
Company Research
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Mar 10, 2014
Consumer Health Resources
by Susan Kendall, Abraham Wheeler - Last Updated Sep 27, 2013
Michigan State University health science librarians list here some of the best Web sites available for consumer searching for health information. Most of the sites are freely available to the public. A few are only available to MSU affiliates.
Copyright Information
by Julia Frankosky - Last Updated May 21, 2013
Creating Stable Links to Electronic Articles
by Heidi Schroeder - Last Updated May 3, 2013
This guide describes how to create stable links to articles licensed by the MSU Libraries.
Criminal Justice Resources
by Jon Harrison - Last Updated Apr 16, 2014
Dance Research Guide
by Michael Rodriguez - Last Updated Oct 15, 2010
Data Archives
by Hailey Mooney - Last Updated Jul 18, 2012
A guide to data archives in the social sciences
Detailed Land and Property Information in Michigan
by Kathleen Weessies - Last Updated Apr 16, 2014
Various resources are available for researching a particular property or building in Michigan.
Doing Jewish Genealogy, Doing History in the Nazi Camps
by Deborah Margolis - Last Updated Jun 8, 2013
Part of the Telling Family Stories: Jews, Genealogy, and History Project/Legacy Heritage Fund Grant; co-sponsored by Congregation Kehillat Israel Adult Education
DynaMed Mobile Application
by John Coffey, Andrea Kepsel, Abraham Wheeler - Last Updated Sep 13, 2013
Instructions for downloading the DynaMed mobile app
E-Researching Canada, Eh?
by Michael Unsworth - Last Updated Mar 14, 2014
Presentation given to the MSU Canadian Studies Center, Sept. 24, 2009.
Economics Research Guide
by Hui Hua Chua - Last Updated Mar 21, 2014
Education in Other Countries
by Jill Morningstar - Last Updated Oct 23, 2012
A guide to finding education research in areas outside the United States.
Education Journals
by Jill Morningstar - Last Updated Nov 7, 2012
A guide to finding and evaluating journals on education topics.
Education Overview
by Jill Morningstar - Last Updated Jan 28, 2014
A brief look at the research materials related to Education available through the MSU Libraries
Education Statistics Sources
by Hailey Mooney, Jill Morningstar - Last Updated Aug 30, 2012
A guide to finding education related statistics.
Electronic Mathematics Journals
by Sheila Bryant - Last Updated Jan 31, 2014
A list of electronic journals in mathematics/statistics in alphabetical order.
Electronic Medical Books
by John Coffey, Andrea Kepsel, Abraham Wheeler - Last Updated Mar 6, 2014
Medical e-books including 1.) A VERY select list of titles arranged alphabetically by specialty or subject; 2.) Collections: Arranged by vendor packages; 3.)directions for keyword searching for ALL medical e-books in the Catalog.
EndNote & EndNote Web
by Andrea Kepsel, Heidi Schroeder - Last Updated Feb 13, 2014
English and American art song
by Mary Black Junttonen - Last Updated Nov 18, 2009
Tips on finding vocal music by American and English composers.
English Medieval Manuscripts on Microform
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Feb 20, 2013
This is a guide to English medieval manuscripts on microform in the M.S.U. Libraries. Location in the Library is Copy Center/PRR/Microforms, 2nd floor west wing. Last updated: 10-31-2007
Entrepreneurship and Small Business
by Terence O'Neill - Last Updated Mar 24, 2014
Environmental History Resources
by Bobby Smiley - Last Updated Mar 7, 2014
Environmental Statistics
by Jon Harrison, Hailey Mooney - Last Updated Oct 14, 2013
Environmental Studies Resources
by Jon Harrison - Last Updated Apr 4, 2014
Event Planning, Conventions, and Meeting Resources
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Aug 19, 2011
This guide will get you started on research in the event planning industry.
Evidence Based Medicine Guide
by John Coffey, Andrea Kepsel, Abraham Wheeler - Last Updated Mar 18, 2014
Information about, and resources for, evidence based medicine
Famous Mathematicians
by Sheila Bryant - Last Updated Jan 31, 2014
Fast Facts
by MSU Libraries - Last Updated Jan 30, 2013
Select a category from the tabs above for reference tools available online. These sites include academic, government and commercial sources. Some sites are accessible only to current MSU students, faculty and staff.
Fast Track to Library Research: Conducting a Literature Review
by Sara Miller - Last Updated Feb 24, 2012
This guide contains videos, seminar class information, and print instructions to assist graduate students who plan to complete a literature review.
Featured Lists
by Ranti Junus - Last Updated Aug 17, 2009
Film Criticism and Reviews
by Michael Rodriguez - Last Updated Aug 1, 2012
Finance Resources
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Mar 27, 2014
Finding & Storing Images
by Michael Unsworth - Last Updated Aug 24, 2012
This page is not comprehensive nor does it recommend any product listed.
Finding Country Info
by Terri Miller - Last Updated Oct 19, 2011
A short guide to finding MSU Library Resources on countries of the world
Finding Dissertations and Theses
by Stephanie Perentesis - Last Updated Sep 6, 2013
This guide will help you obtain the full text of a doctoral dissertation or master's thesis.
Finding Information About Architecture
by Terrie Wilson - Last Updated Jan 29, 2013
This guide provides suggestions on how to find basic information about architecture.
Finding Planning Reports in the MSU Libraries
by Kathleen Weessies - Last Updated Jan 29, 2014
MSU Libraries has an extensive collection of local and regional government planning reports.
Finding Plays
by Michael Rodriguez - Last Updated Nov 12, 2013
How to find play scripts in the MSU Libraries.
Finding Practice Guidelines
by Heidi Schroeder - Last Updated Sep 21, 2010
Practice guidelines provide recommendations on the appropriate treatment and care of people with specific diseases and conditions.
Finding Primary Sources
by Bobby Smiley - Last Updated Mar 7, 2014
Finding Translations
by Terri Miller - Last Updated Jun 23, 2009
Finding Veterinary Medicine Related Journal Articles
by Andrea Kepsel - Last Updated Jan 23, 2014
Page Coordinator: Andrea Kepsel Last updated: 04-21-2010
Finding Women's History Primary Sources
by Sharon Ladenson - Last Updated Apr 9, 2014
This research guide provides an introduction to selected print and electronic resources for finding primary sources in women's history.
Fisheries and Wildlife Resources
by Eric Tans - Last Updated Apr 14, 2014
Folklore Resources
by Michael Rodriguez - Last Updated Feb 3, 2010
Last updated: 01-26-2009
Food Service Industry
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Aug 19, 2011
This guide will get you started on research in the food service industry.
Forestry Research Guide
by Suzi Teghtmeyer - Last Updated Nov 14, 2013
This is a guide to resources in the study of Forestry.

Dendrology: the scientific study of trees

Silviculture: the growing and cultivation of trees. from The New Oxford American Dictionary, 2nd. Erin McKean. Oxford University Press, 2005

France: Getting Started
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Feb 26, 2013
This guide points the researcher to the primary index(es) needed to find articles on a topic. Use it to find a few KEY resources to get started in your research. It will be most useful for history, literature, or language topics.
France: History and Literature
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Apr 16, 2014
Last Updated: 5/21/2009
French horn music and literature
by Mary Black Junttonen - Last Updated Nov 5, 2009
Call numbers and subject headings for French horn music, literature, biographies of hornists.
French Language Dictionaries
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Feb 7, 2014
This is a guide to French language dictionaries in the M.S.U. Libraries in all formats.
French Opera
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Aug 29, 2013
Basic resources for researching this topic from a literary and historical perspective.
French Primary Sources
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Apr 1, 2014
Last updated: 04-08-2008
Geography Research Guide
by Kathleen Weessies - Last Updated Feb 14, 2014
Geological Sciences Research Guide
by Kathleen Weessies - Last Updated Mar 17, 2014
GERMAN RESOURCES IN THE CENTER FOR RESEARCH LIBRARIES
by Mary Black Junttonen - Last Updated Mar 12, 2013
An overview of resources available from CRL: formats include print, microforms, and electronic resources, available through ILL or online access.
GERMAN STUDIES - BASIC RESOURCES
by Mary Black Junttonen - Last Updated Dec 28, 2012
Basic reference works; links to general databases and websites; subject headings and call numbers for general materials
GIS Guide
by Kathleen Weessies - Last Updated Apr 16, 2014
Guide to GIS at MSU, finding datasets, GIS data libraries, and GIS utilities and software.
Guide to Food Safety Resources
by Anita Ezzo - Last Updated Apr 3, 2014
A selective list of books, databases, websites, etc. for researching food safety issues.
Haiti Earthquake Disaster
by Mary Jo Zeter - Last Updated Aug 16, 2013
Health Care Policy
by Terry Link, Abraham Wheeler - Last Updated Oct 1, 2013
a brief guide to useful sources of information on the complexities of health care policy.
Hinduism
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Dec 5, 2013
Historical Research Tools
by Bobby Smiley - Last Updated Mar 7, 2014
History of Sports in America
by Sheila Bryant - Last Updated Aug 16, 2013
Social and cultural ramifications of colonial sport. Rise of modern sport in the nineteenth century. Social significance of sport in modern America with special attention to economics, gender, race, and politics.
History of the Family Around the World
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Apr 16, 2014
Horticulture and Gardening Research Guide
by Suzi Teghtmeyer - Last Updated Apr 4, 2014
Horticulture is the the cultivation of flowers (floriculture), fruits (pomology), vegetables (olericulture), or ornamental plants.
Hospitality & Tourism Resources
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Nov 20, 2013
Housing Data and Statistics
by Hailey Mooney - Last Updated Dec 18, 2013
Data and statistics about housing and buildings.
How do I know which database to search for biological literature?
by Susan Kendall - Last Updated Aug 21, 2013
A guide to help scientists identify the best biology literature databases to use for their particular topic or field of study.
How to Cite Data
by Hailey Mooney - Last Updated Jun 17, 2013
How to find Numeric Data
by Hailey Mooney - Last Updated Jan 14, 2011
Strategies for locating social science data sets.
How to Find Statistics
by Hailey Mooney - Last Updated Jan 14, 2011
Search strategies for statistical information and key resources.
Human-Animal Bond Resources
by Sheila Bryant - Last Updated Jul 18, 2012
Iberia 1400-1700: English Language Resources
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Apr 1, 2014
Contains reference sources about the history of Spain and Portugal and their empires from 1400-1700.
Immigrants in the United States
by Jon Harrison - Last Updated Mar 17, 2014
Index Searching FAQ
by Terri Miller - Last Updated Aug 22, 2013
Frequently Asked Questions about searching for articles.
Industry Research
by Laura Leavitt, Breezy Silver - Last Updated Dec 9, 2013
Industry Research Guides - Specific Industries in Hospitality
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Aug 19, 2011
This guide provides links to various industries in the hospitality field.
Information Resources For Engineering Graduate Students
by Tom Volkening - Last Updated Sep 6, 2013
This guide will introduce you to the resources and services of the Engineering Library.
Information Technology Resources
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Aug 19, 2011
Insurance Resources
by Laura Leavitt - Last Updated Aug 23, 2011
Intergovernmental Organizations: Searching in the Author and Subject Catalogs
by Michael Unsworth - Last Updated Feb 11, 2010
Intergovernmental organizations are those bodies that have national governments as members
Interior Design Resources
by Terrie Wilson - Last Updated Feb 11, 2014
This selection of resources is meant to be a starting point for finding basic information related to interior design.
InterLibrary Services
by Denise Forro - Last Updated Jan 31, 2014
Guide outlines the various services available to the MSU community and to borrowing and lending partners around the globe.
International Business
by Emily Treptow - Last Updated Jan 9, 2014
International Development
by Xian Wu - Last Updated May 6, 2010
Page Coordinator: Xian Wu Last updated: 05-04-2010
International Media
by Hui Hua Chua - Last Updated Sep 17, 2013
International Relations
by Terry Link - Last Updated Nov 20, 2013
Covers international law, institutions, theory of international relations, foreign policy, international political economy, environment, human rights, food security, national security.
International Statistics
by Terri Miller - Last Updated Nov 8, 2011
Sources of international statistical information are held throughout the Michigan State University Libraries. This guide is not comprehensive, but provides information on a selection of some of the most important general sources.
Interpreting the Interior: Israeli Writer and Filmmaker Etgar Keret
by Deborah Margolis - Last Updated Jun 17, 2013
Research guide created in conjunction with library exhibit.
Jazz
by Mary Black Junttonen - Last Updated Mar 13, 2013
Subject headings and other research tools to lead to jazz performance, history and recordings.
Jewish Studies Resources
by Deborah Margolis - Last Updated Mar 13, 2014
Guide to scholarly resources in selected areas of Jewish Studies, with an emphasis on resources available through the MSU Libraries.
Journal Impact Factors
by Heidi Schroeder - Last Updated Dec 18, 2012
This guide provides information on what journal impact factors are, different factors that influence impact factors, how to find impact factors, and additional readings. The examples and readings in this guide are geared towards the health sciences.
Journalism Research Guide
by Hui Hua Chua - Last Updated Feb 20, 2014
Keeping Up with the Literature
by Hui Hua Chua, Terri Miller, Stephanie Perentesis - Last Updated Aug 29, 2013
This guide provides information about different methods for keeping up-to-date with the most recent literature in a field of study.
Kinesiology Library Research Guide
by Sheila Bryant - Last Updated Sep 26, 2012
Kinesiology Guide
Landscape Architecture Research Guide
by Suzi Teghtmeyer, Kathleen Weessies, Terrie Wilson - Last Updated Feb 7, 2012
This guide identifies resources to search when seeking information pertaining to Landscape Architecture, including golf course architecture and design and landscape plant species.
Latino American Studies Research Guide
by Jon Harrison - Last Updated Apr 10, 2014
Latino Art: a Guide to Resources
by Terrie Wilson - Last Updated Jan 29, 2013
Learn to Speak Library: A Basic Vocabulary/ Vocabulario Básico de Biblioteca (INGLÉS-ESPAÑOL)
by Diana Rivera - Last Updated May 6, 2010
Page Coordinator: Diana Rivera Last updated: 05-04-2010
Library Databases that provide Shapefiles or georeferenced files
by Kathleen Weessies - Last Updated Aug 21, 2013
Some datasets purchased by MSU Libraries have GIS-ready functionality. This guide links to several resources with the ability to export data or images to Shapefile, GeoTIFF or GeoPDF formats.
Library of Congress Classification
by Ranti Junus - Last Updated Dec 30, 2013
Library of Congress Science Classifications
by Suzi Teghtmeyer, Melissa Yost - Last Updated Apr 22, 2010
Page Coordinator: Melissa Yost myost@kbs.msu.edu Last updated: 04-21-2010
Library Resources for Biostatistics
by Abraham Wheeler - Last Updated May 30, 2012
Library Resources for Communicative Sciences and Disorders
by Abraham Wheeler - Last Updated Aug 26, 2013
Useful resources compiled for CSD.
Library Technology Exhibit
by Ranti Junus - Last Updated Jul 2, 2010
Linguistic Audio-Visual Materials
by Thomas Padilla - Last Updated Jan 23, 2014
Linguistics Resources in the MSU Libraries
by Thomas Padilla - Last Updated Jan 23, 2014
The guide provides links to MSU library resources and services useful for faculty and students in Linguistics, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Second Language Studies (SLS).
Literature and Criticism
by Michael Rodriguez - Last Updated Dec 5, 2012
Local and State Policy Innovations
by Terry Link - Last Updated Nov 12, 2013
Links to sites that compile examples of innovative policies or best practices for local and state government.
Local Government Planning Reports Online
by Kathleen Weessies - Last Updated Jan 29, 2014
Links to local government planning reports available on the Internet. See the gray tabs across the top of the page for various kinds of reports.
Major Statistical Indexes and Databases
by Hailey Mooney - Last Updated Mar 7, 2014
Description of the major multidisciplinary subscription statistical indexes and databases at the MSU Libraries
Mathematical Biology Research Guide
by Sheila Bryant - Last Updated Nov 20, 2013
Mathematical Biology is an interdisciplinary field which uses mathematics to model biological processes. the following electronic resources may be useful in exploring this field.
Mathematics Research Guide
by Sheila Bryant - Last Updated Jan 23, 2014
This guide will help you with your mathematics library research.
Medical Board Exam Preparation
by John Coffey, Andrea Kepsel, Abraham Wheeler - Last Updated Sep 13, 2013
Resources to help prepare for the USMLE, COMLEX, and medical specialty board exams
Medical Image Resources
by John Coffey, Andrea Kepsel, Abraham Wheeler - Last Updated Dec 18, 2013
This guide describes where to go for medical images, the restrictions for usage, and basic copyright information. Information on this guide is not intended as legal advice. Please seek appropriate counsel for legal issues concerning copyright.
Medical Videos
by John Coffey, Andrea Kepsel, Abraham Wheeler - Last Updated Dec 20, 2012
Helpful videos for medical training
Medieval and Renaissance/Early Modern Studies: Getting Started
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Dec 5, 2013
This is GETTING STARTED: Medieval Studies and Renaissance/Early Modern Studies. Getting Started guides point to the primary index(es) you need to find articles on a topic. Use it to learn a few KEY resources to get started in your research.
Medieval English Peasant
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Mar 12, 2013
Medieval West -- Reference Sources and Medieval West -- Additional Web Resources are more extensive research guides in the Libraries' Electronic Resources, research guides section. Last updated: 05-21-2009
Medieval music
by Mary Black Junttonen - Last Updated Mar 13, 2013
Medieval Spain
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Feb 25, 2013
This research guide points the way to find books, articles, quick facts, and primary sources about Spain from the 400s to the 1500s.
Medieval West - Additional Web Resources
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Apr 15, 2014
Last updated: 12-17-2009
Medieval West - Reference Sources
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Apr 15, 2014
Mendeley
by Andrea Kepsel, Suzi Teghtmeyer - Last Updated Mar 3, 2014
Information for Mendeley, a free reference management tool
Mergent Databases Introduction
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Jul 9, 2013
Mergers and Acquisitions Resources
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Mar 10, 2014
Michigan 2012 Ballot Proposals
by Terry Link - Last Updated Feb 6, 2013
Links to information on the six 2012 ballot proposals
Michigan Crops Research Guide
by Suzi Teghtmeyer - Last Updated Oct 25, 2013
This guide will help identify current and historic information and documents on selected crops grown in Michigan.
Michigan Local Business Resources
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Apr 1, 2014
Michigan Manual: Guide
by Bobby Smiley - Last Updated Mar 7, 2014
Michigan State University
by Stephanie Perentesis - Last Updated Oct 17, 2012
A guide to locating information about MSU and its history
Michigan State University Statistics
by Hailey Mooney - Last Updated Oct 1, 2013
Statistical reports and numeric information about MSU
Michigan Statistics
by Hailey Mooney - Last Updated Oct 21, 2013
Sources for statistics about the State of Michigan.
Michigan Wine and Enology Research Guide
by Suzi Teghtmeyer - Last Updated Jan 6, 2012
This guide identifies scholarly information and Michigan-regional resources on wine science, i.e. enology.
Middle East Resources
by Deborah Margolis - Last Updated Mar 31, 2014
Guide to the study of the Middle East, focusing on resources available through the Michigan State University Libraries
Mintel GNPD Academic Guide
by Laura Leavitt - Last Updated May 21, 2013
Find new product introductions in the global consumer packaged goods market.
MSU Campus Plants Research Guide
by Suzi Teghtmeyer - Last Updated Nov 16, 2012
A guide to the literature and web sites about the MAC/MSU campus plants through its history.
MSU Libraries Genealogy Resources - 4H
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Aug 16, 2013
MSU Map Library: Links to Useful Sites
by Kathleen Weessies - Last Updated Apr 16, 2014
Provides links to major (Free) online mapping resources including interactive maps, static maps, and scanned originals for the World, North America, United States, and Michigan.
MSU Medical Colleges
by John Coffey, Andrea Kepsel, Abraham Wheeler - Last Updated Mar 13, 2012
Links to select departments in CHM and COM
Museum Studies
by Ranti Junus - Last Updated Dec 30, 2013
Music Manuscripts; Facsimiles; Paleography; Printing
by Mary Black Junttonen - Last Updated Oct 28, 2009
Highlights include headings and sources for music manuscripts, early printed music, music notation, music printing and related topics.
Muslim Studies Resources
by Deborah Margolis - Last Updated Mar 24, 2014
A guide to Muslim Studies resources available through the Michigan State University Libraries
Native American Studies Research Guide
by Jon Harrison - Last Updated Apr 16, 2014
Native North American Art: a Guide to Information Resources
by Terrie Wilson - Last Updated Sep 26, 2013
This guide serves as a starting point for researching the art of Native North Americans. Special emphasis is placed on materials relevant to the tribes of the Great Lakes region.
Natural Resources and Ecology Research Guide
by Suzi Teghtmeyer, Melissa Yost - Last Updated Feb 11, 2014
Page Coordinators: Melissa Yost and Suzi Teghtmeyer

This guide identifies resources for ecology and the natural sciences including entomology, herpetology, ichthyology, ornithology, and water science.


Newspaper Guide
by Jon Harrison - Last Updated Mar 14, 2014
Nineteenth Century Literature
by Michael Rodriguez - Last Updated Mar 1, 2012
Primary and secondary sources for the study of English and American Lit of the nineteenth century.
Nursing E-Books
by Heidi Schroeder - Last Updated Apr 14, 2014
This is a comprehensive list of electronic nursing books available through the MSU Libraries. **Please note: some e-books are restricted to one user at a time. If you're denied access, please wait and try again later.**
Nursing Resources
by Heidi Schroeder - Last Updated Sep 24, 2013
This research guide provides an overview of Nursing Resources at the MSU Libraries (databases/indexes, books/ebooks, etc.).
Nursing Theory Resources
by Heidi Schroeder - Last Updated Aug 28, 2009
This guide describes how and where to find nursing theory and theorist information in books, articles, and websites. This guide should be especially useful for the NUR 340 Theory Paper.
Organic, Sustainable, and Alternative Farming Systems
by Suzi Teghtmeyer - Last Updated Jan 24, 2013
This is a general guide to finding information on agricultural and gardening systems that are considered organic, sustainable, or alternative, such as "green", no-till and agroecology.
Packaging
by Anita Ezzo - Last Updated Nov 7, 2013
A selective list of books, databases, websites, etc. for conducting research in packaging.
Paris Between the Wars
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Feb 5, 2013
Last updated: 05-21-2009
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure
by Suzi Teghtmeyer - Last Updated Feb 12, 2013
Patents and Patent Information at the MSU Libraries
by Julia Frankosky - Last Updated Aug 8, 2013
Guide to US and international patent resources.
Peace and Justice Studies
by Terry Link - Last Updated Dec 30, 2013
Related to MSU's Program on Peace and Justice Studies
Peninsular Spanish Literature: A Guide to Resources
by Mary Jo Zeter - Last Updated Jan 18, 2014
A selection of resources compiled for the MSU community, including databases restricted to authorized MSU users and print resources.
Pentagon Papers
by Michael Unsworth - Last Updated Jun 15, 2011
Percussion music
by Mary Black Junttonen - Last Updated Oct 21, 2009
Personal Finance
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Feb 14, 2013
Philosophy of Education
by Jill Morningstar - Last Updated Nov 1, 2012
Philosophy Research Guide
by Thomas Padilla - Last Updated Jan 23, 2014
A selection of resources for Philosophy research and scholarship.
Physics and Astronomy Research Guide
by Judy Matthews - Last Updated Apr 3, 2014
Piano literature and pedagogy
by Mary Black Junttonen - Last Updated Oct 27, 2009
Focuses on piano pedagogy and piano literature, with general overview of subject headings, call numbers, and search strategies.
Politics: Data and Statistics
by Hailey Mooney - Last Updated Apr 4, 2012
Poverty and Inequality
by Terry Link - Last Updated Sep 12, 2013
Finding information to understand and address poverty and inequality in the U.S. and around the world
Primary Resources for French Studies
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Mar 13, 2014
Last updated: 04-08-2008
Primary Sources in the Sciences
by Heidi Schroeder - Last Updated Jul 16, 2009
ProQuest Health & Medical Complete (Chinese language)
by Christine Tobias - Last Updated May 10, 2013
ProQuest Historical Databases
by Bobby Smiley - Last Updated Mar 7, 2014
ProQuest Research Library (Chinese language)
by Christine Tobias - Last Updated May 10, 2013
Psychology Career Information
by Jill Morningstar - Last Updated Nov 1, 2012
On the web or in the Library, ways to explore psychology careers.
Psychology Journals
by Jill Morningstar - Last Updated Nov 7, 2012
A guide to finding and evaluating journals in psychology.
Public Opinion and Social Attitudes Data
by Hailey Mooney - Last Updated Mar 19, 2012
This guide will help you find public opinion and social attitudes data, including public opinion polls.
RAND Research on Vietnam
by Michael Unsworth - Last Updated Jun 15, 2011
Religion: Data and Statistics
by Hailey Mooney - Last Updated Apr 15, 2013
Religions of the World
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Apr 16, 2014
Last updated: 03-30-2009
Religious History: Finding Periodical Articles
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Feb 1, 2013
Last updated: 09-12-2007
Renaissance Choral Music
by Mary Black Junttonen - Last Updated Oct 28, 2009
Topics include how to research choral music of the Renaissance, including composers' works hidden in larger publications.
Research Basics Modules
by Sara Miller - Last Updated Aug 7, 2013
Researching Controversial Topics in Biotechnology
by Susan Kendall - Last Updated Oct 13, 2011
Guide for undergraduates who want to write about the social, societal or ethical implications of biotechnology.
Researching the French Revolution and Napoleonic Era in the M.S.U. Libraries
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Apr 15, 2014
Last updated: 05-21-2009
Resources in Human Nutrition
by Anita Ezzo - Last Updated Feb 19, 2014
A selective list of books, databases, websites, etc. for conducting research in human nutrition/dietetics.
Retirement Resources
by Laura Leavitt - Last Updated May 6, 2010
Page Coordinator: Laura Leavitt Last updated: 05-04-2010
Rhetoric and Composition Studies
by Michael Rodriguez - Last Updated Sep 27, 2012
Rio + 20
by Terry Link - Last Updated Feb 21, 2013
Guide to activity at the global meeting of world leaders on environment and development to be held in Rio de Janeiro, June 20-22, 2012, includes preliminary and side meetings, e.g. Earth Summit
Russian and East European Resources at MSU: A Basic Guide for Research
by Terri Miller - Last Updated Oct 8, 2013
This guide gives a basic outline of some of the best resources to use at MSU when doing research on Russia, Eastern Europe, or the former Soviet Union.
SACRED MUSIC RESOURCES
by Mary Black Junttonen - Last Updated Mar 13, 2013
Subject headings and call numbers for basic sacred music research, both choral and instrumental
Safari Business Books
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Dec 5, 2013
This page lists the current Safari Business books.
Saxophone music
by Mary Black Junttonen - Last Updated Oct 27, 2009
Subject headings, call numbers and other basic search techniques for saxophone solo and ensemble music, saxophonists and other saxophone-related topics.
School Gardening in the early 1900s through today
by Suzi Teghtmeyer - Last Updated Oct 24, 2013
Primary source materials and information about gardening within K-12 schools in the early 20th century through today. Now a part of the AgNIC network!
Science & Technology: Resources at the Center for Research Libraries
by Bobby Smiley - Last Updated Mar 7, 2014
The Center for Research Libaries is a consortium of research libraries that makes available through interlibrary loan & digital delivery approximately 5 million publications, archives, & collections and 1 million digital resources to its membes.
SciFinder Guide
by Tina Qin - Last Updated Apr 3, 2014
Screencasting
by Laura Leavitt, Christine Tobias - Last Updated May 8, 2012
An introduction to tools and tips for creating screencasts "on the fly."
SDC Platinum: Mergers & Acquistions
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Apr 30, 2010
Service Learning and Civic Engagement
by Jill Morningstar - Last Updated Feb 5, 2013
Bibliography of Resources
Simmons OneView Basic Guide
by Emily Treptow - Last Updated Feb 21, 2014
Formerly known as Simmons Choices3.
SimplyMap Basic Guide
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Jan 10, 2013
Social Group Statistics
by Hailey Mooney - Last Updated Apr 5, 2013
Topics include: Elderly and Aging, Families and Children, Gender and Sexuality, Race and Ethnicity.
Social Work Resources
by Hailey Mooney - Last Updated Apr 7, 2014
Sociology Resources
by Hailey Mooney - Last Updated Jan 7, 2014
Spartan Debate 2009
by Hui Hua Chua - Last Updated Mar 1, 2011
Resources for the 2009 Spartan Debate. Resolved: The United Stated federal government should substantially increase social services for persons living in poverty in the United States.
Spartan Debate 2010
by Hui Hua Chua - Last Updated Jul 1, 2010
Spartan Debate 2011 (Space Policy)
by Jon Harrison - Last Updated Jul 12, 2011
Spartan Debate Institute 2013 Research Guide
by Terry Link - Last Updated Jul 14, 2013
Guide to resources for the 2013-14 topic
Spectra & Spectral Data
by Judy Matthews - Last Updated Aug 14, 2013
Page Coordinator: Judy Matthews Last updated: 02-23-2009
Sports Research Guide
by Sheila Bryant - Last Updated Apr 15, 2010
STAT!Ref Mobile App
by John Coffey, Andrea Kepsel, Abraham Wheeler - Last Updated Nov 26, 2013
Installation guide for the STAT!Ref mobile application
Statistics and Probability Research Guide
by Sheila Bryant - Last Updated Jan 23, 2014
This guide will help you with your statistics/probability research.
Statistics Resources for the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, and Belgium
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Apr 7, 2014
Find here web and print resources containing statistics on the United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales), Ireland, France, and Belgium.
Subject Subdivisions for Georgraphic Areas
by Michael Unsworth - Last Updated Oct 7, 2011
These subdivisions can be used for cities, towns, regions, countries, etc.
Supply Chain Management Resources
by Terence O'Neill - Last Updated Jan 8, 2014
SW 320/420/820/822: Social Work Policy
by Hailey Mooney, Shawn Nicholson - Last Updated Feb 10, 2014
In-depth guide to policy information sources
Tax Forms and Tax Information - Tax Year 2013
by Julia Frankosky - Last Updated Feb 2, 2014
The MSU Libraries no longer receives federal and state tax forms for distribution. Please see this guide for information on how to obtain tax forms.
Technology Competency for Educators
by Jill Morningstar - Last Updated Nov 7, 2012
Links to online sites to help teachers assess their ability to use technology in education.
Test Preparation Materials
by Jill Morningstar - Last Updated Oct 8, 2013
A guide to the test preparation materials available in the MSU Libraries.
Tests and Testing Information
by Hailey Mooney, Jill Morningstar - Last Updated Oct 16, 2013
A guide to research instruments--it's complicated, don't hesitate to ask for help.
Textbooks: Buy, Borrow or Rent?
by Jill Morningstar - Last Updated Oct 23, 2012
Introduction to textbook decision making.
The Kew Lists
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Feb 3, 2010
The R Series from IAML
by Mary Black Junttonen - Last Updated Jan 13, 2010
Theatre Research Guide
by Michael Rodriguez - Last Updated Jul 3, 2013
This is a general guide to research in the scholarship of the History of Theatre. For a guide to Period Resources (for images and scholarship in material culture) please see: http://blog.lib.msu.edu/libdata_pos/page.phtml?page_id=1373 .
Transportation Statistics
by Hailey Mooney - Last Updated Feb 21, 2012
Travel Guide Resources
by Hui Hua Chua, Sharon Ladenson - Last Updated Mar 6, 2014
Travel to Canada
by Michael Unsworth - Last Updated Sep 8, 2009
Treaty Research: Sources and Tips
by Julia Frankosky - Last Updated Aug 19, 2013
This guide provides sources for full text of treaties as well as tips for finding further information about treaties.
Twitter: A Short Introduction
by Laura Leavitt, Arlene Weismantel - Last Updated Sep 24, 2009
Adapted from "To Tweet or Not to Tweet?" MSU Libraries brownbag presentation by Ranti Junus and Laura Leavitt, July 23, 2009.
U.S. Census Statistics
by Hui Hua Chua, Julia Frankosky, Hailey Mooney, Kathleen Weessies - Last Updated Dec 17, 2013
Census statistics are a rich source of U.S. economic, social and demographic statistics, particularly for small areas and local communities. This is a basic guide to the major U.S censuses. For further assistance contact Hailey Mooney.
U.S. Federal Legislative Information
by Julia Frankosky - Last Updated Nov 21, 2013
Finding bills, laws, congressional debate, voting records, hearings and more
Using FAO microfiche with AGRIS
by Julia Frankosky - Last Updated Aug 19, 2013
Using Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online (Michigan)
by Kathleen Weessies - Last Updated Aug 29, 2012
View very detailed building-level historical maps for Michigan plus 12 U.S. metropolitan areas which can be exported as .jpg images or GeoTIFF.
Veterinary Medicine Research Guide
by Susan Kendall, Andrea Kepsel - Last Updated Feb 6, 2014
Page Coordinator: Andrea Kepsel Last updated: 04-21-2010
Violins, violinists, violin music
by Mary Black Junttonen - Last Updated Nov 5, 2009
Basic call numbers and subject headings for violin music, violinists and technical aspects of violins are given here.
VIPP Library Guide
by Stephanie Perentesis - Last Updated Oct 20, 2010
A brief guide to the MSU Libraries for the Visiting International Professionals Program (VIPP).
Vocabulario Básico de Biblioteca/Learn to Speak Library: A Basic Vocabulary (ESPAÑOL-INGLÉS)
by Diana Rivera - Last Updated May 6, 2010
Page Coordinator: Diana Rivera Last updated: 05-04-2010
Web Searching FAQ
by Jill Morningstar - Last Updated Nov 1, 2012
Savvy techniques for web searching
Weekend MBA Research Resources
by Laura Leavitt - Last Updated Mar 16, 2012
Witchcraft in Early Modern England
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Jan 1, 2014
Last updated: 09-02-2009
Women and International Development Resources
by Sharon Ladenson - Last Updated Sep 24, 2013
This guide provides an introduction to selected library and other information resources specific to women and international development.
Women in Medieval Society
by Agnes Widder - Last Updated Mar 18, 2013
Last updated: 12-17-2009
World Language Literature
by Deborah Margolis - Last Updated Sep 13, 2012
This guide is to assist library staff and patrons in identifying fiction in original languages.
Writing and Communication for Business
by Breezy Silver - Last Updated Oct 2, 2012
This guide lists starting points for locating information about writing including citing and communication including presentations in the field of business.
Writing in the Medical Sciences
by John Coffey, Andrea Kepsel, Abraham Wheeler - Last Updated Dec 11, 2013
This guide contains resources for writing in the medical field
 

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