Information Services Department Blogs An aggregation of all the Information Services Departments Blogs at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. en-us [Library] Fall Book Sale Oct. 21-22   The Cofrin Library is having their annual book sale Wednesday, October 21st and Thursday, October 22nd from 8:30am-4:00pm. The sale will be on the first floor (Concourse Level). The sale contain titles on a multitude of subjects and all books are just $1. We’d like to note that we cannot make change, so please […] [Library] Latino Americans Program Series Schedule The Latino Americans program series started Thursday, September 24 with a screening from the PBS documentary series, Latino Americans, and a lecture by guest speaker Dr. Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez at the Neville Public Museum of Brown County. More programs are scheduled to take place across the Green Bay community. You can find more information by viewing […] [Library] Bash: Decades September 10th Get Ready for a Decades Bash! Join us on September 10th from 8pm-11pm in the Cofrin Library for the Decades Bash in the Stacks event! There will be food, games, crafts, prizes, music, Nerf Tag, mini golf, and more! #CLBash15 [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] 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] 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 / […]