Monday, August 26, 2013

New e-Resources at the CSU Libraries!

CSU Libraries are proud to announce the addition of three new e-resources that have been to its digital collection found in GALILEO:


Mergent Online provides access to data on over 15,000 active and inactive U.S. public and 20,000 international companies.  It is searchable by corporate information, executives, financials, ratios, industry codes, and pricing.  Builder Reports are available in Word, Excel, HTML or PDF. Country profiles provide industry, economic, and demographic indicators.
Moody’s Digital Manuals provide access to Moody's full collection of digital manuals offering corporate data from 1909 forward including:  Bank and Finance, Industrial, International, OTC Industrial, Public Utility, Transportation and OTC Unlisted.  The database is searchable by company name, type of manual, and year of publication. is the first statistics portal in the world to integrate data on over 60,000 topics from over 18,000 sources onto a single professional platform. Categorized into 21 market sectors, provides companies, business customers, research institutions, and the academic community with direct access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets.  (Source:

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

WAIT! Don't Erase that Whiteboard!

Do you have a account or an account with another online photo sharing service?  Have you ever considered posting pictures of your awesome whiteboard diagrams on a photo sharing site?  Instead of only sharing your knowledge with other CSU students, why not provide a wonderful source of collaboration for students across the globe?*

If you do decide to accept our challenge to share your whiteboard creations with the world, please let us know!  We’d love to know how you’re contributing to the world’s academic community.   

 At the CSU Libraries, we are committed to:

  • Collaboration

  • Diversity

  • Excellence

  • Innovation

  • Intellectual Freedom

  • Service

  • Teamwork

  • Instruction





*Source:  Price, E., Tsui, S., & Hart, A. (2011).  Don't erase that whiteboard!  Archiving student work on a photo-sharing website.  The Physics Teacher (Stony Book, NY), 49(7), 426-428.

Photos by:  Michelle Viers, Library Assistant
If you need assistance, please contact Information Services, 706.507.8671 or use one of the Connect with a Librarian services.


Monday, August 12, 2013


Welcome COUGARS!

The mission of the Columbus State University Libraries is to provide library and information resources, instruction and other services that promote and enrich intellectual and personal growth as well as scholarship. As part of the 2012 renovation, the Simon Schwob Memorial Library, located on CSU’s main campus, now offers flexible seating for up to 300 students. The new furnishings, along with portable whiteboards and wireless Internet, provide students with excellent opportunities for creative collaboration in a food-friendly environment.

The CSU Music Library is located at the RiverCenter of the Performing Arts, 900 Broadway in Uptown Columbus. It houses a collection of over 94,000 CDs and LPs in addition to 700 pieces of sheet music.

Services include:
• Open 7 AM - 2 AM, Monday – Thursday during Semesters
• One-on-One Research Consultations
• My Library Account Access

Resources include:
• Over 11,500 Electronic Journals
• Over 35,000 E-books • Wireless Internet
• Over 80 Computers Available for Loan including Laptops and Google ChromeBooks
• Information Commons with Computers, Printers, and Scanners including 13 Dual-monitor Computers
• Comfortable Study Spaces with Flexible Furnishings
• Lecture/Forum Area
Interlibrary Loan
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Email a Librarian

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