There is an entire bulletin board dedicated to objects found in library materials.

Weird Things We've Found In Books

April 22, 2019

There are plenty of reasons to love an old book, including the found forgotten objects that have held a reader’s spot, or that were tucked away for safekeeping, meant to be retrieved before the book was returned to the library, but often forgotten. These items are rediscovered by the University...

Hillary Morgan from CU Boulder Preservation, repairs a torn map.

Happy Preservation Week!

April 22, 2019

What is Preservation Week? Memories and treasures should last beyond our lifetime and be passed on for other generations to learn from and enjoy. Preservation Week is an opportunity to inspire the preservation of collections. Also, the week-long campaign aims to raise awareness of the role libraries play in providing...

Students studying together at a table in Gemmill Library.

Transfer Students: Focusing On Finals Together

April 18, 2019

Are you a transfer student looking for a supportive space to concentrate on your final papers and exams? The University Libraries “Transfer Students: Focus on Finals” event aims to be just that. Students studying together at a table in Gemmill Library. “This event is intended to serve as a focused...

Research expert helping a student at a previous Write-In event.

Write-In Opportunity For Research And Writing Assistance

April 18, 2019

Writing doesn’t have to be a lonely process. Join the Teaching and Learning Unit (TLU) the last Monday of April for snacks, tutors, and the joys of the quiet synergy of working with others! Research expert helping a student during a previous Write-In event. Write-In is the time to embrace...

Maps on display as part of the exhibit

"Protect This Land" Exhibit Up In Earth Sciences & Map Library

April 18, 2019

The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library is unveiling a new exhibit. “Protect This Land: Making Change Through Visualization” showcases a range of western maps alongside works by notable artists and student creations. The Earth Sciences & Map Library’s involvement in the “Documenting Change” campus-wide program further illustrates...

Students and organizers participating in the Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in 2017.

4th Annual Wikipedia Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon

April 16, 2019

Please join the University Libraries and the CU Art Museum for the fourth annual Wikipedia Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon! Art+Feminism is a widespread campaign aimed at improving reportage of cis and transgender women, non-binary individuals, feminism, and the arts on Wikipedia. Less than 10 percent of editors on Wikipedia are women, and...

Nikhil Thapa stands in front of Norlin Library.

CU Boulder LibCast Winner Announced

April 12, 2019

When Nikhil Thapa was a senior in high school, he never imagined he would be making music for a podcast. Now a biochemistry major at the University of Colorado Boulder, he has done just that. The University Libraries are excited to announce that Thapa’s submission to the LibCast Music Composition...

Eden Solberg's zine offers an honest depiction of campus life.

SLAB Zines To Be Archived

April 11, 2019

Members of the Student Libraries Advisory Board (SLAB) joined faculty from the CU Boulder Archives to celebrate the inaugural Student Zine collection and the students contributing their works to it earlier this week. A “zine” is a personalized publication filled with passion that when archived, becomes an expressive and powerful...

Norlin Library at sunset

University Libraries: Behind-the-Scenes Star of "The Light Shines On"

April 9, 2019

The 71st Conference on World Affairs (CWA) kicks off today at the University of Colorado Boulder. The week-long conference will last five days and features over 200 events, one of which is a public premiere film screening of “ The Light Shines On ,” a celebration of CU Boulder. Viewers...

Cover of CU Boulder's student newspaper, the Silver and Gold, from 1892

Historical CU Boulder Newspapers Digitized for CHNC

April 5, 2019

Two of the University of Colorado Boulder’s historic university newspapers have been digitized by the Colorado State Library. “El Diario de la Gente” and early issues of “Silver and Gold” are available online from the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC). “We are thrilled to have had the opportunity to collaborate...