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Which CU Boulder Library Are You?

Jan. 23, 2020

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University Libraries Launches New CU Scholar

Jan. 21, 2020

CU Boulder’s institutional repository now has a new, more modern look. CU Scholar is the place for faculty, students, and staff to deposit their academic works created during their time at the university. The repository provides free and worldwide access to one’s work and is maintained by the University Libraries...

Thara Siriwardana, Lacey Porter, and Alyssa Cordova with the University Libraries Security.

University Libraries Security Team Keeps Visitors and Collections Safe

Jan. 17, 2020

Perhaps you’ve seen a student walking through Norlin, wearing a vest that says “Security,” stopping to take pictures of the walls in various corners, registering their presence at checkpoints around the building. These students work for the University Libraries Security force. The University Libraries hires about 50 students each year...

Professor Emily Dommermuth teaches students.

OER Training with $250 Stipend Open to CU Boulder Educators

Jan. 16, 2020

The University Libraries are offering educators affiliated with the university the opportunity to participate in a two-part Open Educational Resources (OER) professional development experience and to receive a $250 stipend recognizing their engagement. This opportunity is sponsored by Open CU , a project funded by a grant from the Colorado...

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Special Collections Exhibit Recognizes Path To Women's Suffrage

Jan. 16, 2020

The new year marks the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment, in which women were guaranteed the constitutional right to vote. To commemorate this historic milestone, the University Libraries Special Collections has curated “On the March to Women’s Suffrage,” an exhibit featuring three centuries of women authors and activists who...

Students studying in Norlin Commons.

This Semester, Cultivate Community at the Libraries

Jan. 15, 2020

Welcome to all members of the University Libraries community for the spring 2020 semester! Though the Libraries are known for their dynamic spaces and unique collections, we also cultivate community through conversation, curiosity, investigation, participation, and creativity. 1. Libraries are communities of conversation Though libraries are known as quiet spaces,...

The Libraries newspaper collection in Norlin.

Libraries Print and Digital Newspaper Collections are Growing

Jan. 10, 2020

In today's news climate, keeping up with the news can be both easy and challenging to do. Social media makes it easy to see headlines, but difficult to actually read the articles due to paywalls. The University Libraries strives to provide all students, faculty, and staff valuable resources that will...

An interdisciplinary class in the Map Library.

Map Librarians Connect Classes with Maps

Jan. 3, 2020

As you walk downstairs to the map collection of the Earth Sciences & Map Library, you may find a room full of students and the chatter of discovery surrounding maps. The number of classes held in the Map Library has been steadily increasing, due to the team spirit of Map...

Rachel Knapp is the Applied Sciences Librarian.

Applied Sciences Librarian Joins Libraries Faculty

Dec. 20, 2019

We are excited for our campus community to get to know our new Applied Sciences Librarian, Rachel Knapp. Prior to her start in November, Knapp was the Engineering and Forestry Reference Librarian at the University of Maine’s Raymond H. Fogler Library. She said that her hands-on experience with engineering, paired...

A student reads next to a wintery window.

Winter Break Reading and Listening Recommendations

Dec. 17, 2019

Finishing a semester is no easy feat, and we at the University Libraries are in awe of the work you accomplished this semester! Now that the semester is over, you may have an opportunity to read that book you've had your eye on but couldn't start while studying for exams...