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Sound of Music: Instruments and Their Families

Sound of Music: Instruments and their Families

Now through August 31, 2015
Main Library, 4 West, outside of Fine Arts

Do you know what an aerophone is? How about an ididophone? Chordophone? These are classifications of instruments based on how sound is produced.  Come up to the 4th floor in the west wing of the Main Library to see examples of these classifications.  The instruments are all borrowed from the Library staff, a talented bunch!

Exhibit produced by Kelly Sattler, Mary Black, and Ben Berghorn.

Library Environmental Series - Summer 2015

library environmental series

Beal Garden Tours: Beautiful Toxic Plants:  Knowing What You're Into


Join assistant curator Peter Carrington for a tour and discussion about the flowers we grow in decorative gardening that are also toxic to people and pets.


Beal Botanical Gardens

In case of rain, please join us for a virtual tour in the Reference Instruction Room on the first floor of the Main Library.


Thursday, July 19



Profiles in Creativity: MSU Libraries Celebrates the Arts

artist's hand dabbing brush on painting palette

Now through July 31, 2015
Main Library, 2 West

A celebration of the Arts through the creative endeavors of MSU Library staff and Library resources.

Exhibit produced by Anita Ezzo and Terrie Wilson.

Summer Training Classes - 2015

Librarian teaching a class

Summer Classes

This summer, the classes offered include EndNote, Mendeley, and Finding Funding Online. Register for training sessions.

Student Employment

Student worker at Circulation desk.

The MSU Libraries are a great place to work!

Best time to apply: July and August, in time for fall term.

Apply via the Student Employment Application Form

Large Format Printing

Student watching plotter create a 36-inch wide banner.

Need to print a large poster or architectural drawing?

Large format printing is available for MSU students, faculty and staff in the Main Library Copy Center on 2 West.

Learn More about large format printing!