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Finals Survival Events

Night of a Thousand Donuts (Main and Business Library)
Wednesday, April 26, 8:00 pm
Breakfast Among the Books
Friday, April 28, 9:00 am
The Finals Countdown (Sundaes, popcorn, prizes, and activities)
Sunday, April 30, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Coffee Bar
Monday, May 1, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Therapy Dogs
Thursday, April 27, 3:00 - 4:30
Sunday, April 30, 1:30 - 3:00
Monday, May 1, 1:00 - 3:00 (Business Library)
Tuesday, May 2, 1:00 - 3:00 (Business Library)
Tuesday, May 2, 6:30 - 8:00 pm



USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive

USC Shoah Foundation

The USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive is a fully streaming video collection of more than 53,000 primary source testimonies of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust (Shoah), the Armenian Genocide, the Rwandan Genocide, the Guatemalan Genocide, the Cambodian Genocide, and the Nanjing Massacre. The vast majority of the testimonies contain a complete personal history of life before, during, and after the interviewee's firsthand experience with genocide.

MSU access to the USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive is made possible by a generous gift from Edward Brill and Leslie VanBrandt in honor of their brother, Michael Brill.

Note: First-time users must register to create a personal login

Spring 2017 Classes and Workshops

Librarian teaching a class

Sign up today for a free workshop at the library! Sign up early, as most classes have limited enrollment.  Offered this semester:

  • Citation Management -  Endnote X6 and Endnote Online, Mendeley, and Zotero
  • Digital Scholarship - audio and image analysis, Neatline, Podcasting
  • Make Central
  • GIS programs - compass navigation and QGIS
  • Desire2Learn, ZOOM, and MediaSpace

Adaptation: Navigating Life at MSU

smart phone showing Google map of local area

Now through May 31
Main Library, 3rd Floor, West Wing

An exhibit featuring the adaptation experiences of MSU international students and spouses, via photographs and writings.

Exhibit produced by Dasha Shamrova and Cristy Cummings, with the cooperation of Deborah Margolis

MARS: MSU Article Retrieval Service

MSU Article Retrieval Service

Free - Fast - For Everyone


The MSU Libraries will scan from any print collection for you (including those materials previously housed in the Engineering or Math Library) and send you an electronic copy.


Submit your request for an electronic copy!

Illustrating Michigan's Glacial Evolution

map of Michigan glacial activity

Now through June 10
Main Library, 4th Floor, West Wing

An exhibit presenting the journey of science to understand the formation of the Great Lakes and the landforms of Michigan.

Exhibit produced by Kathleen Weessies, Diane Baclawski, and Theresa Moore

BOW WOW Special Collections is Going to the Dogs

cartoon image of a dog and the title words Bow Wow

Now through April 30
Main Library, First Floor Lobby

An exhibit featuring an array of dog books from Special Collections. Whether one's interest in canine companions is scientific, historical, or simply for the love of dogs, we think you will find our collection of dog books is a treasure worth barking about!

Voxgov: News from U.S. Government Sources

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Voxgov collects over 50 different document types from U.S. Federal Government sources. These include press releases, speeches, transcripts, columns, blogs, fact sheets, social media, Federal Register and Congressional documents, among many others. Materials are included from candidates in the presidential election campaign.