Turfgrass Information Center and Database


The Turfgrass Information File (TGIF) database has over 140,000 searchable items using over 300,000 keywords, covering the full scope of the turfgrass industry. TIC organizes, summarizes, and points to the most comprehensive, publicly available collection of turfgrass educational materials in the world. The Center collects materials on turf research, turf culture, and the management of turf facilities; develops and continually refines an online system to provide access to the collected material; and helps individuals identify and locate materials in the collection and on the Web.


100 Library, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.


Turf, golf course, and green industries professionals.


MSU's Turfgrass Information Center (TIC) isa specialized unit within MSU Libraries.

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