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Composting Comes to The Laughing Goat

Nov. 15, 2018

You may notice new bins in The Laughing Goat Cafe in Norlin Library. As part of a pilot this semester, the Environmental Center and the University Libraries have placed eight composting bins in the area surrounding the cafe. Daniel Baril , Zero Waste Program Manager, is leading the project. “We...

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Access TEDMED Live 2018: Chaos + Clarity.

Nov. 8, 2018

The University Libraries is excited to bring TEDMED Live 2018: Chaos + Clarity to the University of Colorado Boulder campus. The iconic conference is taking place Nov 14 - 16, and convenes extraordinary people and ideas from all disciplines in pursuit of unexpected connections that accelerate innovation in health and...

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Open Educator Award: Call for Nominations

Nov. 6, 2018

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

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More than Geography: Panel Conversation of the Mapping Home/Collecting Truths Exhibition

Nov. 5, 2018

In honor of Geography Awareness Week , the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library invites you to a reception and panel on Thurs, Nov 15, at 3:30 p.m., More Than Geography . The discussion, which begins at 4 p.m., engages the libraries’ current exhibition Mapping Home/Collecting Truths and...

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Celebrate Geography Awareness Week with the Earth Sciences and Map Library

Nov. 2, 2018

Geography Awareness Week was created by National Geographic to help Americans make effective decisions, understand geo-spatial issues and recognize their impacts as global citizens. This year, the Earth Sciences & Map Library is celebrating with weeklong and daily events. Come to the library and celebrate with us! All Week: Where...

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Stacked Brick Sculpture Update #7

Oct. 29, 2018

ENVD 3115 students have constructed the seventh composition in their Stacked Brick Sculpture assignment, in the Gemmill Engineering, Math & Physics Library. This structure was built on Thursday, October 25. Their design is a pedestal with a backdrop. "We wanted to be diffferent from the other groups, stray away from...

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Faculty Advocates for Open Access

Oct. 24, 2018

Open access (OA) is a way of publishing your research that enables it to be freely accessible to the public and usually has limited copyright restrictions. This method of publishing provides people with greater ability to access, view, build upon, and cite research. The OA model of publishing is a...

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Grad Student Fellowships Application Deadline: Nov. 21

Oct. 23, 2018

The Provost’s Fellowship in Information Science application is now open until November 21! CU Libraries and the Graduate Teacher Program (GTP) invites graduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Engineering & Applied Science, College of Media, Communication and Information, College of Music and School of Education...

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Stacked Brick Sculpture Update #6

Oct. 22, 2018

ENVD 3115 students have constructed the sixth composition in their Stacked Brick Sculpture assignment, in the Gemmill Engineering, Math & Physics Library. This structure was built on Thursday, October 18. Their design is an enclosed space with two pillars. "The general idea was to start out with all the bricks...

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Q&A with Robert H. McDonald, Dean of the Libraries

Oct. 18, 2018

CU Boulder Today sat down with one of the campus's newest deans, Robert McDonald, who discusses his perspectives on everything from the libraries' greatest assets in service to the community to a favorite spot on campus, which has a stellar view of the Flatirons. What does the work of a...