Library News

Sanctuary, by Michael Vivirito, was created using wooden dowels that interact at thousands of points.

Sanctuary, a New Sculpture By Matthew Vivirito, Installed in Norlin

June 19, 2017

The University Libraries are proud to announce a new art installation in the Norlin Library. The sculpture, entitled Sanctuary, was donated to CU Boulder’s Department of Religious Studies by the artist, Matthew Vivirito. He spoke with the libraries about the piece, his inspiration, and his process. “The piece incorporates elements... Read more »
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Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship Launches

June 1, 2017

With digital information and storage becoming increasingly vital to academic research, University Libraries and Research Computing will open a brand new, state-of-the-art center on campus this month designed to help CU Boulder students and faculty manage their data, preserve it for the future and leverage it to pursue new lines... Read more »
Anita Ortman, Dean Williams, and Andrew Johnson at the Spring Awards Ceremony

Recognizing Excellence at the Spring Awards Ceremony

May 25, 2017

On May 16, the University Libraries held our Spring Awards ceremony. This is the time we take to recognize the important contributions that our faculty and staff have made over the past years. At the awards ceremony, we presented the 27th annual Ellsworth Award, given to recognize libraries faculty members... Read more »
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Music Library Renovation Summer 2017

May 24, 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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Q&A: James Williams on his tenure as dean of libraries

May 20, 2017

James Williams, dean of the University Libraries since 1988 and longtime commencement marshal, has led the five-branch library system on campus through a digital revolution that has upended the manner in which libraries are viewed and used. Williams, who will retire on June 30 , was recently honored with the... Read more »
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Proxy Server Maintenance

May 19, 2017

ETA: EZProxy is now updated and again available. 5-21-2017 Previous Post: Off-campus access through the Libraries proxy server (EZProxy) will be unavailable from 8 pm (MDT) Saturday, May 20 to 5:00 am (MDT) Sunday, May 21, due to scheduled system maintenance. Other library services such as FirstSearch and Interlibrary Loans... Read more »
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University Libraries Summer Hours

May 12, 2017

We’re excited for warm, sunny days on campus this summer! Our summer hours are in effect Monday, May 15-Sunday, August 27. Norlin Library Monday-Thursday 7:45am-7pm Friday 7:45am-5pm Saturday Noon-5pm Sunday Noon-7pm Extended hours for finals study: 7:45am-11pm on June 1; July 6, 27; August 10, 23 Norlin Commons Monday-Thursday 7am-12am... Read more »
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Congratulations to the 2017 CU Boulder Graduates!

May 12, 2017

Congratulations to all 2017 CU Boulder graduates! We wish all 6,282 of you great success in your future endeavors, and hope that you will consider keeping the University Libraries in your lives in the following ways: Alumni Borrowing Privileges: As a new member of the CU Boulder Alumni Association ,... Read more »
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Congratulations to the Friends of the Libraries Fellows

May 11, 2017

This spring the Friends of the Libraries sponsored three Undergraduate Friends of the Libraries Fellows: Ben Allen, Julia Kim, and Kelly Dinneen. The Fellowship introduces undergraduates to careers in academic librarianship. Fellows have the opportunity to work closely with library staff and a library faculty member as part of a... Read more »
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CU Boulder Libraries to Provide Support for Authors Publishing in Elementa

May 10, 2017

Elementa publishes original research centered on the Anthropocene and its effects on Earth’s physical, chemical, and biological systems; interactions between human and natural systems; and potential steps to mitigate and/or adapt to global change. Elementa is a peer-reviewed, exclusively open access online journal, operated on a non-profit business model. The... Read more »