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Open Access Week 2017

Oct. 16, 2017

The 10 th annual International Open Access Week will be October 23 – 29, 2017. The University Libraries have put together an exciting series of events to celebrate the free and open sharing of research and ideas online, to share the benefits of open access, and to inspire wider participation... Read more »
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The legacy of CU Boulder luminaries, Charles and Mildred Nilon

Oct. 10, 2017

Tom Windham still remembers meeting Mildred Nilon in the summer of ‘69. She stopped him in the stacks of Norlin Library and wanted to know about him — where was he from, what was he studying, what were his goals. That was the thing about Charles and Mildred Nilon, Windham... Read more »
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Celebrate Ada Lovelace Day Oct 10

When: October 10, 2017, 2 - 6 p.m. Where: The Leonard H. Gemmill Engineering, Mathematics & Physics Library, Math 150 What: October 10th is Ada Lovelace Day , an international day of celebration of women and women-identified people in STEM. Come to the Gemmill and help us increase the profile... Read more »
Banned Books Week

Celebrating Intellectual Freedom: Banned Books Week

Sept. 29, 2017

Every September, Banned Books Week honors our freedom to read the books that we want. The goal of this celebration is to shine a light on those books that have been challenged, censored, or banned, for one reason or another. Banned Books Week provides an opportunity for us to consider... Read more »
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Campus Delivery of Library Materials

Sept. 28, 2017

Finding it difficult to find time to stop by the library to pick up your books? The University Libraries provide FREE campus delivery of library materials to faculty, staff and graduate students who have a campus mailbox. More than 6,000 library items have been delivered to campus mailboxes so far... Read more »
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SHE: Third Biannual Embodied Judaism Symposium and Exhibit

Sept. 27, 2017

The University of Colorado Boulder’s Program in Jewish Studies and University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives are pleased to present SHE: Third Biannual Embodied Judaism Symposium. The symposium will take place on Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. in Norlin Library on CU Boulder’s campus. Space is limited. RSVPs... Read more »
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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 »
The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library

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 »
KIC Bookeye Scanner

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 »