The newsletter of the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra is reporting that the organization’s extensive library of orchestral music will remain available for community use through an arrangement that will place the collection at the Area Research Center at UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Library. The library of musical scores was collected over the course of the GBSO’s […]
The Cofrin Library is calling for book donations for their spring book sale. If you’re doing some spring cleaning or finishing that “beach read” over break, consider donating your unwanted books to the Library’s book sale. The sale will be held April 13-17 as part of National Library Week. All donations may be dropped off […]
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will host the Northeastern Wisconsin Region’s National History Day competition Saturday, March 7, marking the 13th consecutive year the event has been held on campus. The competition will welcome more than 350 students from grades 6 through 12, representing 19 schools from throughout the region, with a total of just […]
Stop by the Cofrin Library to pick up a blind date…with a book! The books are wrapped up so you won’t be able to judge a book by its cover. Simply read the book’s “personal ad” to decide which item you want to check out. Then use your UWGB ID or a photo ID to […]
The stress-busting therapy dogs were back at the Cofrin Library Thursday (Dec. 11), continuing an enjoyable winter finals-week tradition that lets students take a fun and furry study break. About a dozen dogs from the Packerland Kennel Club lapped up the attention while defusing students’ stress from 3-5 p.m. on the library’s fourth floor. NBC […]
What a great title for a hey-the-semester-is-coming-to-a-close-better-get-caught-up study night: The Long Night Against Procrastination. The Cofrin Library is staying open late Tuesday (Nov. 18) from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., with workstations where students can get writing help from the Writing Center, tutoring from Tutoring Services, and research assistance from the Library. There’ll be food, […]
The folks in the Cofrin Library Archives and Area Research Center are marking the installation of UW-Green Bay’s sixth chancellor with a small photo gallery highlighting those chancellors. Included are images of the late Ed Weidner, chancellor from 1966 to 1986, and David L. Outcalt, who led UWGB from 1986 to 1993, as well as […]
Mitchell Scott, academic librarian in the Cofrin Library, had an article published in the most recent issue of Journal of Access Services. The article, titled “Interlibrary Loan Article Use and User GPA: Findings and Implications for Library Services,” describes research Scott did in comparing the academic achievement of interlibrary loan (ILL) users to that of […]
The Cofrin Library’s Giant Book Sale continues! Just added: CDs, craft and DIY books, new fiction and much more! Everything is still just $1 per item. Stop by the Plaza Level of the Cofrin Library and pick up some bargains! The sale runs until 3 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 25).
Veering from its typical serene environment, the award-winning Cofrin Library went ‘carnival’ Thursday (Sept. 11) for its fall 2014 Bash in the Stacks. Participants including students, faculty and staff, had a blast with Nerf tag, games, prizes, and a carnival-themed obstacle course.