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Books for Break: these will not be on an exam

Nov. 16, 2017

Fall break is an ideal time to relax, refresh...and read! Before you leave campus, consider picking up a book to read over break. Almost as delicious as your favorite Thanksgiving dish is the idea of reading something that isn’t on a syllabus, something for the airplane or road trip, something... Read more »
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Undergraduate Fellowship Applications: Due Dec. 1

Nov. 10, 2017

Learn more about librarianship as a career. Become a Friends of the Libraries Fellow in the University Libraries. The Friends of the Libraries Undergraduate Student Fellowship takes place during the spring semester. The Fellowship introduces undergraduates to careers in academic librarianship, a challenging and rewarding field filled with mobility and... Read more »
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500 Years: Documents of the Protestant Reformation

Nov. 8, 2017

500 years ago this fall, Martin Luther shared his 95 Theses —a move which unexpectedly sparked the Protestant Reformation that brought new ideas into religion, politics, economics, and many other aspects of the human experience. The University Libraries is pleased to provide an opportunity to see some of the rare... Read more »
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Data Visualization Contest 2017

Nov. 2, 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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Open Educator Award: Call for Nominations

Oct. 30, 2017

CU Boulder Student Government and the University Libraries have joined together to identify and recognize campus educators who demonstrate exemplary use of open educational resources (OER) in their classrooms or teaching practice. Do you have a CU Boulder teacher or colleague who has implemented, adapted, authored, or shared high quality... Read more »
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2018 International Talent Show

Oct. 29, 2017

Join the fun as the University Libraries hosts their second International Talent Show Thursday, January 25, 7 p.m. in the Center for British and Irish Studies (Norlin Library, Fifth Floor). It will be a great show filled with music, songs and dances of different cultures, performed by CU students. Enter... Read more »
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Open letter to the University Community

Oct. 27, 2017

To all of our students, we are glad you are here and part of our community. No matter where you come from, no matter whom you love, no matter what you believe or what you doubt, no matter what you do to live, thrive, or survive, you are welcome at... Read more »
Jim Williams holding his CAL Career Award

Jim Williams honored by Colorado Association of Libraries

Oct. 26, 2017

Leslie Reynolds, Lisa Kippur, Barbara Black, Jim Williams, Yem Fong, and Deb Hollis at the CALCON17. James F. Williams II, dean emeritus, received the Colorado Association of Libraries (CAL) 2017 Career Achievement Award at their annual conference October 13 in Loveland, Colorado. The annual award honors a Colorado librarian who... Read more »
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Q&A with former Vice President Al Gore & Film Screening

Oct. 24, 2017

On Thursday, Oct. 26, Keep Colorado Green, University Libraries and CU Boulder Climate Reality Project Campus Corps will be hosting a campus screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power . This is the sequel to former Vice President Al Gore's popular and successful film An Inconvenient Truth . The... Read more »
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Open Access Publishing = Global Audiences for Research

Oct. 23, 2017

Readership map of total downloads by region from CU Scholar, our institutional repository. While most undergraduate projects get filed away after being graded, some are shared hundreds or even thousands of times. For example, CU Boulder alum Kerry Doran's Undergraduate Honors Thesis has been downloaded over 13,800 times by researchers... Read more »