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Data Visualization Contest 2017

Sept. 19, 2017

Data visualization allows us visual access to huge amounts of data in easily digestible visuals. Well-designed data graphics help people understand the significance of data in a simple yet powerful way. The 2017 Data Visualization Contest is an opportunity for students to show off their visualizations and draw attention to... Read more »
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The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library: A Retrospective

Sept. 14, 2017

On a January morning in 1998, the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library opened its doors for the first time. The library was named after the Johnson family matriarch, who had earned her degree in Geology from Northwestern University in the 1940s, a major feat at the time... Read more »
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Ben's Adventures in the Government Information Library

Sept. 12, 2017

Benjamin Franklin is one of the most recognizable characters of the American Revolution. He is also the unofficial mascot for the Government Publishing Office (GPO). As a printer, booklover, and author, he is a good representation of the GPO and the libraries who collect the publications. This September, follow the... Read more »
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New Bookeye Scanners in Norlin

Sept. 7, 2017

The University Libraries are pleased to announce the availability of two new KIC Bookeye 4 scanning stations in the Norlin Library. One unit is located near the Research Desk while the other is situated in the Norlin Commons. These scanners are state-of-the-art devices that enable book scanning, in black and... Read more »
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Music Library Renovation Update

Sept. 5, 2017

9/05/17 Update: We are pleased to announce that the Howard B. Waltz Music Library renovation has been completed! The Music Library opened on August 28, and additional furniture has been arriving all month. Our renovation makes more efficient use of space in staff areas, while creating more group study rooms... Read more »
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Contemporary WA: Japanese Painting and Calligraphy Exhibit

Sept. 1, 2017

Special Collections & Archives welcomes Tei Kobayashi and Sensou Miyajima. Their exhibit, Contemporary WA, features contemporary Japanese painting and calligraphy. You may view the exhibit in Norlin's Ventana and Triptych Galleries, as well as the Special Collections & Archives Reading Room, all located on the 3rd floor. The SCA Reading... Read more »
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Libraries put gift from CU Athletics to work

Aug. 29, 2017

University of Colorado Boulder Athletic Director Rick George Athletic and academic experiences go hand-in-hand at the University of Colorado Boulder. Thanks to a recent generous $50,000 donation from CU Athletics , the University Libraries are able to offer three new resources to the community. Athletic Director Rick George said the... Read more »
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Open Educational Resources Survey

Aug. 25, 2017

Take the OER survey on making educational resources available to students! The initiative could offer public domain materials to lower the cost of attendance and improve learning. The University of Colorado is a member of the Colorado Department of Higher Education Open Educational Resources (OER) Council , a statewide body... Read more »
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Collaborate & Learn with your Librarians

Aug. 23, 2017

CO ME LEARN WITH YOUR LIBRARIANS & THE LIBRARY COMMUNITY! The University Libraries offer a variety LEARNING opportunities for you--- workshops, consultations and course sessions for student, faculty, staff and community members. Explore the offerings below. REQUEST A RESEARCH SEMINAR FOR YOUR CLASS OR GROUP As a campus partner in... Read more »
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Transfer Student Picnic

Aug. 15, 2017

The University Libraries are hosting a picnic welcoming transfer students to the University Libraries at CU Boulder. “We believe the personal connection that transfer students can form with librarians will be important for their success at CU Boulder,” stated Cynthia Keller, one of the organizers of the picnic. She added,... Read more »