Information Services Department Blogs An aggregation of all the Information Services Departments Blogs at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. en-us [Library] Research Desk Staffing in August Due to staffing issues, the research desk may be unstaffed for brief periods during the month of August.  The best way to reach us will be through email: or via the chat box on our Research Help page. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. [Library] UWGB Awarded Grant for Latino Americans: 500 Years of History Project   UWGB was recently awarded a grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association to offer programs about Latino American history and culture through the Latino Americans: 500 Years of History project. The project is in connection with the PBS 6-part documentary series titled Latino Americans scheduled to premiere this […] [Library] Library System Transition: Dates & Deadlines On May 20th, 2015, all UW System Libraries will be transitioning to a new library management system. This change will mainly impact library staff, there should only be minimal changes in how you discover and access library materials. In fact, the new system will make it easier for you to access a wide variety of resources.  […] [Library] New Books for April 2015 @WAR : the rise of the military-Internet complex / Shane Harris. 50 myths & lies that threaten America’s public schools : the real crisis in education / [19 authors] ; edited by David C. Berliner, Gene V Glass. Alexander’s heirs : the age of the successors / Edward M. Anson. AN/FSQ-7 : the computer that […] [Library] New Books for March 2015 100 ideas that changed the web / Jim Boulton. 41 : inside the presidency of George H.W. Bush / edited by Michael Nelson and Barbara A. Perry. American reckoning : the Vietnam War and our national identity / Christian G. Appy. Americans against the city : anti-urbanism in the twentieth century / Steven Conn. Amoeba […] [Library] ebrary Trial Through April 1st     The Cofrin Library has a trial of the ebrary e-book platform through April 1st.  The ebrary database contains full text digitizations of of 1000’s of scholarly e-books.  You can browse e-books by topic or search for specific subjects, authors, or titles. ebrary can be accessed through our Databases A-Z list. Downloading ebrary titles requires […] [Library] New Books for February 2015     Globalization and urbanization : the global urban ecosystem / James H. Spencer. Stress management for teachers : a proactive guide / Keith C. Herman, Wendy M. Reinke. Tao of vegetable gardening : cultivating tomatoes, greens, peas, beans, squash, joy, and serenity / Carol Deppe. Vaccine nation : America’s changing relationship with immunization / […] [Library] Library System Migration Please note, the previously announced migration to a new library system has been rescheduled from February to mid-May. Specific dates and potential impact on our Library services will be posted soon. [Library] New Books for January 2015 Here are the latest additions to our collections:         Do Fathers Matter? What Science is telling us About the Parent We’ve Overlooked by Paul Raeborn Society Explained:  An Introduction to Sociology by Nathan Rousseau Understanding and Teaching U.S. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History edited by Leila J. Rupp Novel:  a Biography […] [Library] Database Maintenance Window 2/28/15 On February 28th, 2015 starting @ 9:00 PM CST, ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure.  The upgrade is scheduled to last 5 hours.  The following databases will be unavailable for those five hours: ABI Inform Proquest Congressional GenderWatch Ethnic News Watch Environmental Science and Pollution Management COS Conference Papers Please use an alternate database […]