Library News

Latinos of Boulder County Colorado 1900-1980

Latinos of Boulder County Colorado 1900-1980

March 20, 2017

We hope you’ll join us for our upcoming Friends of the Libraries Spring Treasures event Latinos of Boulder County Colorado 1900-1980 . Marjorie K. McIntosh, CU Boulder Distinguished Professor Emerita, and Linda Arroyo-Holmstrom, a Boulder native and retired Boulder Valley teacher, will speak about the history of the Latino community... Read more »
Students had to guess the theme of several types of maps.

Boulder Middle School Students Explore the Map Library

March 13, 2017

Students from sixth, seventh and eighth grade at Platt CHOICE Middle School in Boulder visited the Map Library on Friday, March 2, to learn how university students use library resources and to enhance their geography curriculum. Students rotated through four stations with themes addressing geography and map-reading concepts. The students... Read more »
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Join the Student-Library Advisory Board!

March 13, 2017

We want to give you a voice in the library. The University Libraries is building a Student-Libraries Advisory Board to give you the opportunity to tell us what will help you and your fellow students succeed. You'll get resume-building experience leading and working together with the library on real-world projects... Read more »
Closed version of the desk from the 1880s

Century-old 'King of Desks' on Auction

March 10, 2017

"They are supposed to be all-in-one office spaces," said Jane Thaler, a project archivist for CU Special Collections and Archives at the library, where the desk was kept until the campus decided to make it available for auction. Thaler said the desks — which were built to order — were... Read more »
Hard Hat and Tools

Music Library Renovation Summer 2017

March 8, 2017

We are pleased to announce that the Howard B. Waltz Music Library will be renovated Summer 2017! Our renovation will make more efficient use of space in staff areas, create more group study rooms, introduce a variety of seating options for our patrons, and update the overall look of the... Read more »
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Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

March 7, 2017

Please join the CU Boulder University Libraries, CU Art Museum, and the Boulder Feminist Initiative for a fun, inclusive one-day event that brings together diverse communities to create and improve Wikipedia articles related to women in the arts. Despite its wide reach, Wikipedia suffers from a gender gap, and its... Read more »
Rock and Ice, by Bill Armstrong. 2016 Contest Winner

Earth Sciences & Map Library Photo Contest 2017

March 6, 2017

The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library is pleased to announce our third annual photo contest. Open to all undergraduate and graduate students, this photo contest is designed to highlight student photography depicting earth features and natural landscapes. The full contest description and entry guidelines are available at... Read more »
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Love Your Data Week 2017

Feb. 9, 2017

Welcome to Love Your Data Week, a 5-day international event aimed at helping researchers take better care of their data! We will be posting and tweeting about various data themes all week long. Follow all of the great data conversations this week on Twitter at #LYD17 and #loveyourdata. If you... Read more »
Jim Williams

'Voice of commencement,' library Dean Jim Williams to retire in June

Feb. 9, 2017

James “Jim” Williams, dean of the University Libraries and the longtime commencement marshal at CU Boulder, will retire on June 30, Provost Russel L. Moore announced today. Since 1988, Williams has been the dean of libraries, a system that – in addition to the central Norlin Library – has grown... Read more »
New Group Study Room at the Music Library

New Student Group Study Room at the Music Library

Feb. 7, 2017

The Music Library is excited to announce that in response to our space analysis project from last spring, there is now a reservable study room for undergraduate and graduate group study. Students may reserve thirty minute blocks of time, with a maximum of four hours per day. This is currently... Read more »