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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.

New Books for January 2015

Here are the latest additions to our collections:
Do Fathers Matter?

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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 by Michael Schmidt
First Light:  A History of Creation Myths From Gilgamesh to the God Particle by G. R. Evans
Abandoning American Neutrality: Woodrow Wilson and the beginning of the Great War by M. Ryan Floyd
Chinese vs. Western Perspectives:  Understanding Contemporary China by Jinghao Zhou
Reproducing Racism: How Everyday Choices Lock in White Advantage by Daria Roithmayr
Don’t Hurry Me Down to Hades: the Civil War in the Words of Those Who Lived It edited by Susannah Ural.
Rise of Market Society in England, 1066-1800 by Christiane Eisenberg, translated by Deborah Cohen
Selling Under the Swastika:  Advertising and Commercial Culture in Nazi Germany by Pamela E. Swett
Reclaiming American Cities: the Struggle for People, Place, and Nature since 1900 by Rutherford H. Platt
How Partisan Media Polarize America by Matthew Levendusky
Science Fiction:  A guide for the Perplexed by Sherryl Vint
Homing Instinct:  Meaning & Mystery in Animal Migration by Bernd Heinrich

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

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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