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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 the Cofrin Library’s Latino Americans: 500 Years of History guide which connects you to the schedule, outside resources, and a feedback form.

The programs are funded through a project grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.

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Fifty and Forward: UWGB’s Time Capsule for 2065

Help tell UWGB’s story to the campus of 2065!

Looking forward to our 100th anniversary, we are creating a new time capsule. We plan to tell the story of UWGB today and invite the campus community to help choose the contents for this time capsule which will be opened in 2065.

We are seeking input and suggestions of specific objects to be included in the time capsule which is planned to be about the size of a small file cabinet (2′ x 2′ x 4′).

From the submissions, a committee of students, faculty, and staff will choose the objects to be placed in the time capsule.

To make your suggestions, please take the Fifty and Forward: UWGB Time Capsule 2065 survey.

Survey Link:

 reposted from UWGB 50th anniversary communications

Fall Book Sale Oct. 21-22

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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 plan ahead.

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!



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 fall. The grant will be used to showcase the documentary, guest speakers, book discussions, and other programs on campus and in the community.

Several faculty and staff at UWGB worked together to secure the grant and organize the programs: Co-investigator Marcelo Cruz, Urban and Regional Studies; Co-investigator Aurora Cortes, Education; Co-investigator Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz, Humanistic Studies; Paula Ganyard, Director of the Cofrin Library; and Mai Lo Lee, Multicultural Adviser for the UWGB American Intercultural Center.

According to a press release by the Office of Grants & Research, the following are sponsors and collaborators: UWGB Organizacion Latino America, UWGB American Intercultural Center, Casa Alba, Mayor Jim Schmitt (City of Green Bay Government), Neville Public Museum, and Scholarships, Inc.

The Cofrin Library will hold two book discussions this coming academic year in support of the program. Additional information will be posted closer to the time of the events. Keep up to date with Cofrin Library News by following us on social media: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.


Library System Transition: Dates & Deadlines

logoOn 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 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:

Contact information for questions about the new system can be found on the transition updates page:

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.


New Books for April 2015

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@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 shaped the Cold War / Bernd Ulmann.

Ancient Christian worship : early church practices in social, historical, and theological perspective / Andrew B. McGowan.

Archaeology of American cemeteries and gravemarkers / Sherene Baugher and Richard F. Veit ; foreword by Michael S. Nassaney.

Bee time : lessons from the hive / Mark L. Winston.

Big fat surprise : why butter, meat, and cheese belong in a healthy diet / Nina Teicholz.

Biology and conservation of North American tortoises / edited by David C. Rostal, Earl D. McCoy, and Henry R. Mushinsky.

Brunch : a history / Farha Ternikar.

Catholicism today : an introduction to the contemporary Catholic Church / Evyatar Marienberg.

Chain : farm, factory, and the fate of our food / Ted Genoways.

Chasing water : a guide for moving from scarcity to sustainability / Brian Richter.

Chosen exile : a history of racial passing in American life / Allyson Hobbs.

Climate change and United States forests / David L. Peterson, James M. Vose, Toral Patel-Weynand, editors.

Closing the school discipline gap : equitable remedies for excessive exclusion / edited by Daniel J. Losen.

Cloud networking : understanding cloud-based data center networks / Gary Lee.

Comics and conflict : patriotism and propaganda from WWII through Operation Iraqi Freedom / Cord A. Scott.

Community well-being in biocultural landscapes : are we living well? / edited by Bas Verschuuren, Suneetha M. Subramanian and Wim Hiemstra.

Consolations of writing : literary strategies of resistance from Boethius to Primo Levi / Rivkah Zim.

Crisis of the wasteful nation : empire and conservation in Theodore Roosevelt’s America / Ian Tyrrell.

David : the divided heart / David Wolpe.

Devil is here in these hills : West Virginia’s coal miners and their battle for freedom / James Green.

Diary of a citizen scientist : chasing tiger beetles and other new ways of engaging the world / Sharman Apt Russell.

Dodging extinction : power, food, money, and the future of life on Earth / Anthony D. Barnosky.

Don’t even think about it : why our brains are wired to ignore climate change / George Marshall.

Emergent agriculture : farming, sustainability and the return of the local economy / Gary Kleppel ; foreword by John Ikerd.

Engaged journalism : connecting with digitally empowered news audiences / Jake Batsell.

Ethnic dress in the United States : a cultural encyclopedia / edited by Annette Lynch and Mitchell D. Strauss.

Fabric of space : water, modernity, and the urban imagination / Matthew Gandy.

Factory Man : How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local — And Helped Save an American Town / Beth Macy.

Family values : the ethics of parent-child relationships / Harry Brighouse and Adam Swift.

Fire in the valley : the birth and death of the personal computer / Michael Swaine, Paul Freiberger.

First Freire : early writings in social justice education / Carlos Alberto Torres ; foreword by Moacir Gadotti.

First year of teaching : classroom research to increase student learning / Jabari Mahiri, Sarah Warshauer Freedman, editors.

Flight ways : life and loss at the edge of extinction / Thom van Dooren.

Foundations of wildlife diseases / Richard G. Botzler and Richard N. Brown.

Franz Liszt, his circle, and his elusive oratorio / Xavier Jon Puslowski.

Future of the mind : the scientific quest to understand, enhance, and empower the mind / Dr. Michio Kaku, Professor of Theoretical Physics, City University of New York.

Game changers : energy on the move : five R&D efforts from American universities that are offering a cheaper, cleaner, and more secure national energy system / edited by George P. Shultz and Robert C. Armstrong.

Geek sublime : the beauty of code, the code of beauty / Vikram Chandra.

Giants in the nursery : a biographical history of developmentally appropriate practice / David Elkind, PhD.

Global gangs : street violence across the world / Jennifer M. Hazen and Dennis Rodgers, editors.

Groove : a phenomenology of rhythmic nuance / Tiger C. Roholt.

Group f.64 : Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, and the community of artists who revolutionized American photography / Mary Street Alinder.

Hate crimes in cyberspace / Danielle Keats Citron.

Herzl’s vision : Theodor Herzl and the foundation of the Jewish state / Shlomo Avineri ; English translation, Haim Watzman.

Historians debate the rise of the West / Jonathan Daly.

How the Earth turned green : a brief 3.8-billion-year history of plants / Joseph E. Armstrong.

How the snake lost its legs : curious tales from the frontier of evo-devo / Lewis I. Held, Jr., Texas Tech University, USA.

Human age : the world shaped by us / Diane Ackerman.

Hypermasculinities in the contemporary novel : Cormac McCarthy, Toni Morrison, and James Baldwin / Josef Benson.

Interactions in soil : promoting plant growth / John Dighton, Jennifer Adams Krumins, editors.

Labor’s love lost : the rise and fall of the working-class family in America / Andrew J. Cherlin.

Last Trojan hero : a cultural history of Virgil’s Aeneid / Philip Hardie.

Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript : with jQuery, CSS & HTML5 / Robin Nixon.

Liar’s ball : the extraordinary saga of how one building broke the world’s toughest tycoons / Vicky Ward.

Love and war : how militarism shapes sexuality and romance / Tom Digby.

Make : wearable electronics / Kate Hartman ; editors, Brian Jepson and Emma Dvorak ; illustrator, Rebecca Demarest.

Making space : how the brain knows where things are / Jennifer M. Groh.

Making space for active learning : the art and practice of teaching / edited by Anne C. Martin, Ellen Schwartz ; foreword by Helen Featherstone.

Melting away : a ten-year journey through our endangered polar regions / Camille Seaman.

Moment you can’t ignore : when big trouble leads to a great future : how culture drives strategic change / Malachi O’Connor and Barry Dornfeld.

More awesome than money : four boys and their quest to save your privacy from Facebook / Jim Dwyer.

Multiple exposures : jewelry and photography / Ursula Ilse-Neuman.

MySQL cookbook : solutions for database developers and administrators / Paul DuBois.

Northanger Abbey : an annotated edition / Jane Austen ; edited by Susan J. Wolfson.

Nutrition : A Very Short Introduction / David A. Bender.

Once upon a time : a short history of fairy tale / Marina Warner.

Ovidian vogue : literary fashion and imitative practice in late Elizabethan England / Daniel D. Moss.

Portraiture and politics in Revolutionary France / Amy Freund.

Power on the Hudson : Storm King Mountain and the emergence of modern American environmentalism / Robert D. Lifset.

Printing things : visions and essentials for 3d printing / edited by Claire Warnier, Dries Verbruggen, Sven Ehmann, Robert Klanten.

Privatizing water : governance failure and the world’s urban water crisis / Karen Bakker.

Pure and modern milk : an environmental history since 1900 / Kendra Smith-Howard.

Raspberry Pi user guide / Eben Upton and Gareth Halfacree.

Reality mining : using big data to engineer a better world / by Nathan Eagle and Kate Greene.

Rebuilding empires : how Best Buy and other retailers are transforming and competing in the digital age of retailing / Thomas Lee.

Religion around Emily Dickinson / W. Clark Gilpin.

Science, bread, and circuses : folkloristic essays on science for the masses / Gregory Schrempp.

Severed : a history of heads lost and heads found / Frances Larson.

Shooting space : architecture in contemporary photography / Elias Redstone.

Spin : how politics has the power to turn marketing on its head / Clive Veroni.

Stalin’s world : dictating the Soviet order / Sarah Davies and James Harris.

Startupland : how three guys risked everything to turn an idea into a global business / Mikkel Svane, Carlye Adler.

Teaching civic literacy projects : student engagement with social problems, grades 4-12 / Shira Eve Epstein ; foreword by Celia Oyler.

They never come back : a story of undocumented workers from Mexico / Frans J. Schryer.

This changes everything : capitalism vs. the climate / Naomi Klein.

Touch of steel : Steel prize 2014 / texts edited by Nedda El-Asmar, Marc Ribbens and Moniek E. Bucquoye.

Transforming talk into text : argument writing, inquiry, and discussion, grades 6-12 / Thomas M. McCann ; foreword by George Hillocks, Jr.

Trees, woods and forests : a social and cultural history / Charles Watkins.

Umami : unlocking the secrets of the fifth taste / Ole G. Mouritsen and Klavs Styrbaek ; photography, layout, and design, Jonas Drotner Mouritsen ; translation and adaptation to English, Mariela Johansen.

Unequal time : gender, class, and family in employment schedules / Dan Clawson and Naomi Gerstel.

Unix and Linux / Deborah Ray, Eric Ray.

Unnatural selection : how we are changing life, gene by gene / Emily Monosson.

Upscaling downtown : from bowery saloons to cocktail bars in New York City / Richard E. Ocejo.

Violence against women and girls : lessons from South Asia / Jennifer L. Solotaroff and Rohini Prabha Pande.

Wagstaff, before and after Mapplethorpe : a biography / Philip Gefter.

What stays in Vegas : the world of personal data–lifeblood of big business–and the end of privacy as we know it / Adam Tanner.

Why gender matters in economics / Mukesh Eswaran.

Wilderburbs : communities on nature’s edge / Lincoln Bramwell.

William Blake on self and soul / Laura Quinney.

Wind energy : a reference handbook / David E. Newton.

Women in clothes / Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, Leanne Shapton & 639 others ; associate editor, Mary Mann.

Year with Peter Drucker : 52 weeks of coaching for leadership effectiveness / based on the work of Peter F. Drucker ; Joseph A. Maciariello.

New Books for March 2015

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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 in the room : lives of the microbes / Nicholas P. Money.

Annotated Wuthering Heights / Emily Bronte ; edited by Janet Gezari.

Art in America, 1945-1970 : writings from the age of abstract expressionism, pop art, and minimalism / Jed Perl, editor.

Art since 1960 / Michael Archer.

Artists of the possible : governing networks and American policy change since 1945 / Matt Grossmann.

Artists under Hitler : collaboration and survival in Nazi Germany / Jonathan Petropoulos.

Auschwitz, the allies and censorship of the Holocaust / Michael Fleming.

Autism and the social world of childhood : a sociocultural perspective on theory and practice / Carmel Conn.

Autism and the social world of childhood : a sociocultural perspective on theory and practice / Carmel Conn.

Avian urban ecology : behavioural and physiological adaptations / edited by Diego Gil and Henrik Brumm.

Banned : a history of pesticides and the science of toxicology / Frederick Rowe Davis.

Basic organic chemistry for the life sciences / Hrvoj Vančik.

Becoming the boss : new rules for the next generation of leaders / Lindsey Pollak.

Best practices in literacy instruction / edited by Linda B. Gambrell, Lesley Mandel Morrow.

Bridging the gender gap : seven principles for achieving gender balance / Lynn Roseberry and Johan Roos.

Brothers & sisters : myth and reality / Henry Abramovitch ; foreword by David H. Rosen.

Burning down the house : the end of juvenile prison / Nell Bernstein.

Buying the vote : a history of campaign finance reform / Robert E. Mutch.

Call Me Burroughs : A Life / Barry Miles.

Cambridge companion to Aristotle’s Nicomachean ethics / edited by Ronald Polansky, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh.

Cambridge companion to the Italian Renaissance / edited by Michael Wyatt.

Carnivore way : coexisting with and conserving North America’s predators / by Cristina Eisenberg.

Changing the subject : writing women across the African diaspora / K. Merinda Simmons.

Chaplin’s war trilogy : an evolving lens in three dark comedies, 1918-1947 / Wes D. Gehring ; foreword by Conrad Lane.

Chiefs and challengers : Indian resistance and cooperation in southern California, 1769-1906 / George Harwood Phillips.

Choosing homes, choosing schools / Annette Lareau, Kimberly Goyette, editors.

Citizen’s Guide to American Foreign Policy : Tragic Choices and the Limits of Rationality / David Patrick Houghton.

Citizenship in Cold War America : the national security state and the possibilities of dissent / Andrea Friedman.

Collaborative strategies for sustainable cities : economy, environment and community in Baltimore / Eric S. Zeemering.

Colliding worlds : how cutting-edge science is redefining contemporary art / Arthur I. Miller.

Constructing a German diaspora : the “Greater German Empire,” 1871-1914 / Stefan Manz.

Crime and punishment / Fyodor Dostoevsky ; translated and with an introduction and notes by Oliver Ready.

Cultures of milk : the biology and meaning of dairy products in the United States and India / Andrea S. Wiley.

Custom-made brain : cerebral plasticity, regeneration, and enhancement / Jean-Didier Vincent and Pierre-Marie Lledo ; translated by Laurence Garey.

Dante’s Inferno / Philip Terry.

Deluge : the Great War and the remaking of global order 1916-1931 / Adam Tooze.

Developing fluent readers : teaching fluency as a foundational skill / Melanie R. Kuhn, Lorell Levy.

Developing vocabulary and oral language in young children / Rebecca D. Silverman, Anna M. Hartranft ; series editors’ note by Sharon Walpole and Michael C. McKenna.

Developing word recognition / Latisha Hayes, Kevin Flanigan.

Devil : a new biography / Philip C. Almond.

Domestic violence advocacy : complex lives/difficult choices / Jill Davies, Greater Hartford Legal Aid, Inc., Eleanor Lyon.

Educating a diverse nation : lessons from minority-serving institutions / Clifton Conrad & Marybeth Gasman.

Educational delusions? : why choice can deepen inequality and how to make schools fair / Gary Orfield and Erica Frankenberg and associates.

Encyclopedia of the zombie : the walking dead in popular culture and myth / June Michele Pulliam and Anthony J. Fonseca, editors.

Engaging students in disciplinary literacy, K-6 : reading, writing, and teaching tools for the classroom / Cynthia H. Brock, Virginia J. Goatley, Taffy E. Raphael, Elisabeth Trost-Shahata, Catherine M. Weber ; foreword by Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar.

Environmental history of medieval Europe / by Richard C. Hoffmann.

Ethics of Captivity / edited by Lori Gruen.

Europe recast : a history of European Union / Desmond Dinan.

Everyday bias : identifying and navigating unconscious judgments in our daily lives / Howard J. Ross.

Ex-prisoner’s dilemma : how women negotiate competing narratives of reentry and desistance / Andrea M. Leverentz.

Failure to flourish : how law undermines family relationships / Clare Huntington.

False starts : the rhetoric of failure and the making of American modernism / David M. Ball.

Family furnishings : selected stories, 1995-2014 / Alice Munro ; foreword by Jane Smiley.

Family violence : legal, medical, and social perspectives / Harvey Wallace, Cliff Roberson, Washburn University.

Fat : culture and materiality / edited by Christopher E. Forth and Alison Leitch.

Feel of the city : experiences of urban transformation / Nicolas Kenny.

Feminism unfinished : a short, surprising history of American women’s movements / Dorothy Sue Cobble, Linda Gordon, and Astrid Henry.

Field guide to actor training : navigating acting methods, studio classes, private training, and graduate and undergraduate programs / Laura Wayth.

Final passages : the intercolonial slave trade of British America, 1619-1807 / Gregory E. O’Malley.

First World War : still no end in sight / Frank Furedi.

Food waste : home consumption, material culture and everyday life / David Evans.

Forcing the spring : inside the fight for marriage equality / Jo Becker.

Freedom’s delay : America’s struggle for emancipation, 1776-1865 / Allen Carden.

From despair to faith : the spirituality of Søren Kierkegaard / Christopher B. Barnett.

From the dance hall to Facebook : teen girls, mass media, and moral panic in the United States, 1905-2010 / Shayla Thiel-Stern.

Fundamentalism : perspectives on a contested history / edited by Simon A. Wood and David Harrington Watt.

Garden of the world : Asian immigrants and the making of agriculture in California’s Santa Clara Valley / Cecilia M. Tsu.

Gateway to freedom : the hidden history of the underground railroad / Eric Foner.

Give me a fast ship : the Continental Navy and America’s Revolution at sea / Tim McGrath.

Global bioethics and human rights : contemporary issues / edited by Wanda Teays, John-Stewart Gordon, and Alison Dundes Renteln.

Global population : history, geopolitics, and life on earth / Alison Bashford.

Globalization and food sovereignty : global and local change in the new politics of food / edited by Peter Andrée, Jeffrey Ayres, Michael J. Bosia, and Marie-Josée Massicotte.

Growing local : case studies on local food supply chains / edited by Robert P. King, Michael S. Hand, and Miguel I. Gómez.

Growth of incarceration in the United States : exploring causes and consequences / Committee on Causes and Consequences of High Rates of Incarceration, Jeremy Travis, Bruce Western, and Steve Redburn editors ; Committee on Law and Justice, Division of Beh

Gun crime in global contexts / Peter Squires.

History of the American musical theatre : no business like it / Nathan Hurwitz.

How talking cures : revealing Freud’s contributions to all psychotherapies / Lee Jaffe.

How television shapes our worldview : media representations of social trends and change / edited by Deborah A. Macey, Kathleen M. Ryan, and Noah J. Springer.

Huck Finn’s America : Mark Twain and the era that shaped his masterpiece / Andrew Levy.

Hungry mind : the origins of curiosity in childhood / Susan Engel.

Improving the odds for America’s children : future directions in policy and practice / Kathleen McCartney, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Laurie B. Forcier, editors.

Indian subjects : hemispheric perspectives on the history of indigenous education / edited by Brenda J. Child and Brian Klopotek.

Informal American city : Beyond taco trucks and day labor / edited by Vinit Mukhija and Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris.

Inside the historical film / Bruno Ramirez.

Intellectual life of Edmund Burke : from the sublime and beautiful to American independence / David Bromwich.

Invaders : how humans and their dogs drove Neanderthals to extinction / Pat Shipman.

Is the planet full? / edited by Ian Goldin.

Japan : the paradox of harmony / Keiko Hirata and Mark Warschauer.

Jealousy / Peter Toohey.

Jeff Koons : a retrospective / Scott Rothkopf ; with contributions by Antonio Damasio [and seven others].

Jihadis return : ISIS and the new Sunni uprising / Patrick Cockburn.

Kids on YouTube : technical identities and digital literacies / Patricia G. Lange.

Kids, cops, and confessions : inside the interrogation room / Barry C. Feld.

Knowing what to do : imagination, virtue, and Platonism in ethics / Timothy Chappell.

Living the secular life : new answers to old questions / Phil Zuckerman.

Long-term community recovery from natural disasters / Lucy A. Arendt and Daniel J. Alesch.

Long-term response of a forest watershed ecosystem : clearcutting in the southern Appalachians / edited by Wayne T. Swank and Jackson R. Webster.

Machiavelli : a portrait / Christopher S. Celenza.

Mad mothers, bad mothers, & what a “good” mother would do : the ethics of ambivalence / Sarah LaChance Adams.

Mathematics for equity : a framework for successful practice / edited by Na’ilah Suad Nasir [and four others].

Melodramatic imperial writing : from the Sepoy Rebellion to Cecil Rhodes / Neil Hultgren.

Migration of musical film : from ethnic margins to American mainstream / Desirée J. Garcia.

Millennial spring : designing the future of organizations / edited by Miriam Grace, George B. Graen.

Misfit forms : paths not taken by the British novel / Lorri G. Nandrea.

Napoleon : the end of glory / Munro Price.

NFL : critical and cultural perspectives / edited by Thomas Patrick Oates and Zack Furness.

No-nonsense guide to degrowth and sustainability / Wayne Ellwood.

Our ice is vanishing = Sikuvut nunguliqtuq : a history of Inuit, newcomers, and climate change / Shelley Wright.

Parental conflict : outcomes and interventions for children and families / Jenny Reynolds, Catherine Houlston, Lester Coleman and Gordon Harold.

Physical chemistry : a very short introduction / Peter Atkins.

Place for humility : Whitman, Dickinson, and the natural world / Christine Gerhardt.

Pocket guide to analyzing films / Robert Spadoni.

Politics of evangelical identity : local churches and partisan divides in the United States and Canada / Lydia Bean.

Politics of non-state social welfare / edited by Melani Cammett and Lauren M. MacLean.

Power, Politics, and the Decline of the Civil Rights Movement : A Fragile Coalition, 1967-1973 / Christopher P. Lehman.

Predator paradox : ending the war with wolves, bears, cougars, and coyotes / John A. Shivik.

Promoting school readiness and early learning : implications of developmental research for practice / edited by Michel Boivin, Karen L. Bierman.

Psychopathy : an introduction to biological findings and their implications / Andrea L. Glenn and Adrian Raine.

Rachel Carson and her sisters : extraordinary women who have shaped America’s environment / Robert K. Musil.

Racial disproportionality in child welfare / Marian S. Harris.

Rail and the city : shrinking our carbon footprint while reimagining urban space / Roxanne Warren.

Reading assessment : a primer for teachers in the common core era / JoAnne Schudt Caldwell.

Reading Dante : From Here to Eternity / Prue Shaw.

Reading, writing, and literacy 2.0 : teaching with online texts, tools, and resources, K-8 / Denise Johnson.

Reagan Era : a history of the 1980s / Doug Rossinow.

Resister : a story of protest and prison during the Vietnam War / Bruce Dancis.

Rethinking prison reentry : transforming humiliation into humility / Tony Gaskew.

Reynolds : portraiture in action / Mark Hallett.

Richard Nixon and the Vietnam War : the end of the American century / David F. Schmitz.

Rush : America’s fevered quest for fortune, 1848-1853 / Edward Dolnick.

Sámi peoples of the North : a social and cultural history / Neil Kent.

Set-up men : race, culture and resistance in Black baseball / Sarah L. Trembanis.

Shallow subterranean habitats : ecology, evolution, and conservation / David C. Culver, Department of Environmental Science, American University, Washington, DC, USA; Tanja Pipan, Karst Research Institute, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Scien

Smartphone : anatomy of an industry / Elizabeth Woyke.

Social work practice for promoting health and wellbeing : critical issues / edited by Liz Beddoe and Jane Maidment.

Sod busting : how families made farms on the nineteenth-century plains / David B. Danbom.

St. Lawrence Island Yupik language and culture video lessons / Arctic Studies Center, Smithsonian Institution.

Status update : celebrity, publicity, and branding in the social media age / Alice E. Marwick.

Staying alive : personal identity, practical concerns, and the unity of a life / Marya Schechtman.

Stitch in time : the needlework of aging women in antebellum America / Aimee E. Newell.

Storm of witchcraft : the Salem trials and the American experience / Emerson W. Baker.

Straights : heterosexuality in post-closeted culture / James Joseph Dean.

Struggle for the Eurasian borderlands : from the rise of early modern empires to the end of the First World War / Alfred J. Rieber.

Susan Sontag : a biography / Daniel Schreiber ; translated from the German by David Dollenmayer.

Sustainability : a history / Jeremy L. Caradonna.

Sustainability : if it’s everything, is it nothing? / Heather M. Farley and Zachary A. Smith.

Sustainable development : the UN Millennium Development Goals, the UN Global Compact, and the common good / edited by Oliver F. Williams, C.S.C.

Sustainable energy solutions for climate change / Mark Diesendorf.

Teacher’s guide to student mental health / William Dikel, MD.

Teaching for creativity in the common core classroom / Ronald A. Beghetto, James C. Kaufman, John Baer ; Foreword by Robert J. Sternberg.

Theory of the drone / Grégoire Chamayou ; translated by Janet Lloyd.

Thirsty city : politics, greed, and the making of Atlanta’s water crisis / Skye Borden.

To live and die in Dixie : native northerners who fought for the Confederacy / David Ross Zimring.

Touch : the science of hand, heart, and mind / David J. Linden.

Toxic communities : environmental racism, industrial pollution, and residential mobility / Dorceta E. Taylor.

Triumph of improvisation : Gorbachev’s adaptability, Reagan’s engagement, and the end of the Cold War / James Graham Wilson.

U.S. Latinos and education policy : research-based directions for change / edited by Pedro R. Portes, Spencer Salas, Patricia Baquedano-López, and Paula J. Mellom.

Van Gogh : a power seething / Julian Bell.

Vanishing neighbor : the transformation of American community / Marc J. Dunkelman.

Victoria : a life / A. N. Wilson.

Virtue in media : the moral psychology of excellence in news and public relations / Patrick Lee Plaisance.

Wallace, Darwin, and the origin of species / James T. Costa.

What Galileo saw : imagining the scientific revolution / Lawrence Lipking.

When middle-class parents choose urban schools : class, race, and the challenge of equity in public education / Linn Posey-Maddox.

When middle-class parents choose urban schools : class, race, and the challenge of equity in public education / Linn Posey-Maddox.

When Paris went dark : the City of Light under German occupation, 1940-1944 / Ronald C. Rosbottom.

Wild connection : what animal courtship and mating tell us about human relationships / Jennifer L. Verdolin.

Wind power for the world : the rise of modern wind energy / editors, Preben Maegaard, Anna Krenz, Wolfgang Palz.

Wind power politics and policy / Scott Victor Valentine.

Worlds apart : poverty and politics in rural America / Cynthia M. Duncan ; foreword by Angela Glover Blackwell.

Zoned in the USA : the origins and implications of American land-use regulation / Sonia A. Hirt.

ebrary Trial Through April 1st

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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 Adobe Digital Editions, directions for downloading Adobe Digital Editions can be found below.

Feedback or questions can be directed to:

Joan Robb
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Phone: (920) 465-2384


Adobe Digital Editions is a free software that allows you to read ePub files on your computer.

Download this free software for offline reading on your computer or device.

  1. Install Adobe Digital Editions,
  2. Run the installer and follow the on-screen instructions.
  3. Create a free Adobe ID account
    • Use your email address and create a password to login to Adobe Digital Editions
  4. You can close the Adobe Digital Editions ‘library.’ You only need this software to be loaded on your computer to download eBooks