Collage of the new music library and Head Librarian Stephanie Bonjack

Music Library Grand Re-Opening

Jan. 19, 2018

Celebrate with us the transformation of the Howard B. Waltz Music Library! The celebration will kick off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m., Tuesday, January 23. While the Music Library re-opened on August 28, additional furniture continued to arrive during the fall, and final touches recently finished. Our renovation... Read more »
Student art work from ARCHIVE exhibit

Special Collections and Wyoming through an art lens

Jan. 17, 2018

ARCHIVE: Notes from the Field is a collaborative exhibition that has been curated in tandem with the serial publication SPS NOTES FROM THE FIELD Vol 3: seven hundred and eighty-two miles. During the fall of 2017, participants in the Sculpture and Post-Studio Practices graduate seminar traveled through northern Colorado and... Read more »
Course reserves

Course Reserves Request Time

Jan. 3, 2018

The University Libraries encourages all instructors to use the Libraries’ Course Reserves service to assist with their upcoming spring classes. Course reserves allow instructors to make texts and course materials equally available to all of their students. Instructors may reserve not only books, but journal articles, DVDs, sheet music, molecular... Read more »
Browsing Titles

Leisure Reading for Winter Break

Dec. 22, 2017

Finals are over and winter break has arrived. Suddenly, you find yourself with free time, something that seems a foreign concept, given your past sixteen weeks. What to do, what to do? Well, you’re in luck! The University Libraries are here to provide reading material meant to be leisurely enjoyed,... Read more »
The New and Promoted Employee Reception

New and Promoted Employee Reception

Dec. 18, 2017

Every year, the University Libraries takes some time to recognize our new and promoted employees. On November 15, we celebrated growth, both on the individual level and as an organization. Of note, James F. Williams II, our former dean, retired this year and was awarded Dean and Professor Emeritus. Skip... Read more »
Norlin Library

Library survey leads to improvements

Dec. 13, 2017

The University Libraries continually seek input in an effort to create user-centered services and inclusive spaces. We received hundreds of responses to last year’s LibQual user survey. We’d like to share what we learned and the improvements we've made. Successes: services receiving the most positive feedback Individualized services like Ask... Read more »
Sankey example

Data Visualization Contest: Deadline extended to Dec. 13

Dec. 3, 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. ETA: The deadline has been extended to December 13, 2017, so that students can enter data visualizations from their... Read more »
students and therapy dogs of Boulder County at Norlin Library

Bark Buddies at the University Libraries

Nov. 27, 2017

Do you feel stressed out or in need of study break with finals fast approaching? The University Libraries will once again be hosting Therapy Dogs of Boulder County. Stop by any of our locations to spend time with some furry friends. And while you’re here, we hope you relax by... Read more »
A student reading for pleasure in Norlin Library.

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 »
students walking toward Norlin with Flatirons in the background

Undergraduate Fellowship Applications: Due Dec. 20

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 »