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New Books for December 2014

Ready for some fun reading over the holidays?  Here’s what’s new in the Popular Reading Collection on 4th floor.

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Everything Matters by Ron Currie Jr.

A. D. : New Orleans After the Deluge  by Josh Neufeld (graphic novel)

Don’t Put Me in Coach : my Incredible NCAA Journey from the End of the Bench to the End of the Bench by Mark Titus

The Most Human Human:  What Artificial Intelligence Teaches us About being Alive by Brian Christian

You Know When the Men are Gone by Siobhan Fallon

My Freshman Year:  What a Professor Learned by Becoming a Student by Rebekah Nathan

Mary Coin by Marisa Silver

Zeitoun by Dave Egger

Library System Transition: Dates & Deadlines

logoOn February 9, 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 staff are working hard to make the transition to the new system as seamless as possible for our users. Updates, deadlines, and information about the transition can be found here:  http://libguides.uwgb.edu/newsystem

Contact information for questions about the new system can be found on the transition updates page: http://libguides.uwgb.edu/newsystem

The Dogs are Coming!

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They’re coming  back…..

Just in time to relieve some of that finals week stress, The Packerland Kennel Club Outreach dogs are making a return visit on Thursday December 11th from 3-5 p.m.  Come on up to the 4th Floor to pet or hug a furry buddy.

 

UPDATE: NoodleTools Maintenance

NoodleTools

UPDATE: NoodleTools will be unavailable this Friday, November 7th, 11:00 PM – 2:00 AM. NoodleTools will be offline during this time.

 

The NoodleTools citation product will be offline for scheduled maintenance and updates this Friday (October 31st) and Saturday (November 1st) from approximately 11PM to 3AM each night.  Please check the NoodleTools blog for status updates: http://www.noodletools.com/blog/

Want to know more about NoodleTools?  Check out our guide: http://libguides.uwgb.edu/noodle-tools 

JSTOR Daily

JSTOR Daily is an online newsletter connecting current news with historical articles in the JSTOR database. Some recent topics include “Housework, Gender Roles, and Sex: It’s Complicated”; “Homes of the River Gods: The History of American Mansions”; and “Keeping up with the Carnivores” Go to daily.jstor.org to check it out or subscribe.

Back Open

Our power is back on and we are open for business as usual.

Cofrin Library is currently closed

Due to a power outage the library is currently closed. Please call ahead to 465-2540 to see if we are
open.

Cofrin Library Book Sale

Due to some large donations of books over the summer, our storage rooms are overflowing again and it’s time for another Book Sale!

The Fall Book Sale will be held Thursday, Sept. 18th through Friday, Sept. 26th, during Library hours, on the Plaza level of the Library.

We will have popular reading, textbooks, teacher editions, and everything in between for sale. There is still a large selection of science fiction too!

Everything is marked at $1.00 per item.

You don’t want to miss this chance to pick up some great reads and maybe do some early holiday shopping!

For more information contact Leah Liebergen at 465-2382 or liebergl@uwgb.eduBook Sale Vs  2

New Books – September 2014

A hearty “Welcome” to new students and faculty and “Welcome Back” to those returning to our campus.  We, at the Cofrin Library, are so glad to have you here.  We have been working hard all summer on maintaining our award-winning levels of service, selection and general awesomeness.  In that vein, here are the latest books that we have added to our collection.  Lots of great new titles!  Come and check them out!

Bingo Queens of Oneida  Grass Soil Hope

Poem Central     Second Amendment

 

Poem central : word journeys with readers and writers / Shirley McPhillips.

Introducing teachers and administrators to the NGSS : a professional development facilitator’s guide / Eric Brunsell, Deb M. Kneser, Kevin J. Niemi.

Migrant / by José Manuel Mateo ; illustrated by Javier Martínez Pedro.

Bingo queens of Oneida : how two moms started tribal gaming in Wisconsin / Mike Hoeft.

Seeds of Reprisal : Monsanto vs. Michael White / J. Somerville Park.

Child psychopathology / edited by Eric J. Mash, Russell A. Barkley.

Grass, soil, hope : a journey through carbon country / Courtney White ; foreword by Michael Pollan.

New net zero : leading-edge design and construction of homes and buildings for a renewable energy future / William Maclay and Maclay Architects.

 

 

 

Bash in the Stacks: Cofrin Library Carnival

Stop by the Library Thursday, September 11 from 7-11pm for our Bash in the Stacks carnival! There will be games, prizes, Nerf tag, and an carnival themed obstacle course. Sign up to be part of our take on the Silent Library game show. We will also feature balloon animals and face painting by Kidz Town and our Bash DJ Audio Axentz. Food and beverages will be provided by the Chancellor’s Office.

Bash in the Stacks is sponsored by the Cofrin Library, Office of Student Life, and FOCUS.

Bash in the Stacks 2014