Information Services Department Blogs An aggregation of all the Information Services Departments Blogs at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. en-us [Library] Library Pumpkin Decorating Contest Calling all pumpkin carvers, painters and decorators: the Cofrin Library is hosting a pumpkin decorating contest on Monday, October 31! Individuals and groups are invited to submit an entry for the contest. It is open to the entire campus and community. Entries can be carved, painted or decorated. You can also stop in and vote […] [Library] Election Guide     Our election guide is now updated for the Nov. elections, check it out here:       [Library] Breakthrough Studio The new Breakthrough Studio is almost complete! Here are some pictures of the new furniture. This new space is a great place for groups of students to work together in a variety of furniture options. Additional art, technology and a glass wall system will complete the room in the next month. In the meantime, please […] [Library] Book Sale EXTENDED Book Sale is extended through the weekend! Plaza/ 2nd floor library entrance. The library is having a book sale!!! Stop by the 1st floor alcove (ear the Garden Cafe) to buy your next read! You can find a thriller for Halloween, a new romance for Fall, or a book on lesson planning to get you […] [Library] MLA 8th edition and NoodleTools The Modern Language Association has issued a new edition for the MLA Handbook, the 8th edition updates entries in the works-cited list to focus less on format and more on common facts about the source.  Find out more on the What’s New in the Eighth Edition page from MLA. Use NoodleTools to work with the […] [Library] Introducing the Library Liaison Program Liaisons are your first stop in connecting you to library services and collections. The Liaison Program is a partnership between faculty and librarians with the aim to improve learning and teaching, especially in the area of information literacy. In this partnership, the librarian’s expertise in library resources and information literacy concepts complements the subject and […] [Library] Bash 2016: The International Games The library staff is busy preparing for our annual Bash in the Stacks event! Mark your calendars to attend the Cofrin Library’s Bash 2016: International Games on Thursday, September 15th from 7pm-10pm. There will be food, games, prizes, music, and crafts to bring in the Fall semester! This event is sponsored by Student Life, FOCUS, […] [Library] Summer Hours Be sure to check out our new summer hours for the library which have changed from previous years due to budget cuts. After careful analysis of traffic and building usage, it was decided that the hours reduction would be taken mainly during the break and summer periods, which are the lowest usage times.  As always, nearly […] [Library] Kanopy Streaming Video The library now has access to the Kanopy Streaming Video collection. According to the Kanopy website: “Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service for educational institutions that provides 12 million students and faculty with access to more than 26,000 films each year. Kanopy’s unique PDA (patron driven acquisition) model ensures institutions only pay for the […] [Library] Extended Hours