Dean of the University Libraries Robert H. McDonald

McDonald named Senior Vice Provost of Online Education

Sept. 16, 2019

Provost Russell Moore and Chief Operating Officer Kelly Fox today announced they are accepting the recommendations of the Academic Futures-Financial Futures Online (AF-FF) Strategy Working Group to create a single coherent online and distance organization to serve the campus. These recommendations will allow the Boulder campus to better coordinate with...

Data from Colorado Parks & Wildlife shows the overall range of mountain lion range in Colorado on the GeoLibrary.

GeoLibrary Connects Colorado Through GIS Data

Sept. 12, 2019

This fall, the University Libraries have officially launched a new collection of geographic information system (GIS) data highlighting the natural and cultural features of Colorado. The Colorado GeoLibrary , the Libraries’ new site for accessing and discovering geospatial data the state, is a data set goldmine, fit for your GIS...

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Top Questions For Ask A Librarian Answered

Sept. 6, 2019

No question is too simple or too difficult for the University Libraries to find an answer to. Just ask anyone stationed at the Ask a Librarian desk, located in the second-floor research area of Norlin Library. Whether at the desk physically or online remotely, the Ask a Librarian team is...

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Campus One Read: Sabrina & Corina

Sept. 5, 2019

Join our campus community in reading Sabrina & Corina by Colorado author, Kali Fajardo-Anstine. Selected as this year's campus one-read, the book is a collection of short stories that feature a diverse set of experiences against a backdrop of Colorado. “The University Libraries will be ordering multiple copies and encourage...

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Join the Fall 2019 Student Libraries Advisory Board!

Aug. 28, 2019

The Student Libraries Advisory Board (SLAB) is looking for new members! What is SLAB? SLAB is a group of CU Boulder students that work together to offer input on the Libraries’ spaces, services, and resources based on the student experience. In other words, we want YOU to have a say...

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Business Library Pop-Up Now Open

Aug. 26, 2019

We are pleased to announce that the Business Library Pop-Up is now open in Koelbel S340 on the third floor of the Leeds School of Business! Stop by our pop-up to pick up holds, check out course reserves, borrow device chargers and calculators, or chat with the business librarians! We...

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Open Access Artistic Interpretations Call for Proposals

Aug. 22, 2019

To recognize the upcoming International Open Access Week (Oct. 21, 2019 - Oct. 25, 2019), the University Libraries will commission six artistic installations that will be displayed in locations across campus. CU Boulder faculty, staff, and students are invited to submit proposals for the creation of an engaging artistic and/or...

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How The Libraries Prepare For A New School Year

Aug. 20, 2019

As incoming and returning students arrive on campus and our faculty make last-minute edits to their syllabi, the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries are also preparing for a successful start to a new school year. Our Circulation Department has kept busy this summer by gathering materials from course reserve requests...

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Request Course Reserves Before Classes Begin

Aug. 15, 2019

With a new academic year just around the corner, the University Libraries is encouraging all instructors to make use of the Libraries’ Course Reserves service to assist with their upcoming fall classes. Course reserves allow instructors to make texts and course materials equally available to all of their students. Instructors...

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Meet Geospatial Data Services Postdoc Fellow Alicia Cowart

Aug. 12, 2019

The University Libraries welcome Alicia Cowart as a new postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Open and Digital Scholarship Services (ODSS) and in the Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship (CRDDS). Cowart, who earned her Ph.D. in Geography at the University of California, Berkeley , will provide support for...