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'Unlocking COVID-19 through Open Access' with Morteza Karimzadeh

Oct. 16, 2020

Unlocking COVID-19 through Open Access is a video series produced by the University Libraries that highlights CU Boulder faculty and researchers using the open access publishing model to make their work on COVID-19 more accessible to the public. Morteza Karimzadeh, an assistant professor of geography at CU Boulder, is using...

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Learn about open access publishing through Opentober workshops

Sept. 29, 2020

The University Libraries and the Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship (CRDDS) are excited to announce a new educational workshop mini-series for students and researchers interested in learning more about Open Access (OA) publishing. The mini-series Open Scholarship for Beginners is part of Opentober 2020 , a month-long celebration...

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Finding e-resources through the libraries

Oct. 21, 2020

The University Libraries strive to connect students and researchers with the highest quality of information. But finding information can be difficult if you’re not sure where to start! To support your research, we have pinpointed three key areas of our website to look for sources and how to conduct effective...

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Celebrate GIS Day with the University Libraries

Oct. 20, 2020

Join the University Libraries and celebrate GIS Day with a virtual mini-conference on November 13! Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a scientific framework for gathering, analyzing and visualizing geographic data. Geospatial technology is crucial to making decisions about our infrastructure, natural resources and economic growth. It has also become an...

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University Libraries and ODECE host anti-racist parenting workshops

Oct. 19, 2020

The University Libraries is excited to partner with the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE) this fall to offer multiple hour-long virtual workshops on how to facilitate conversations about race and racism with young children. The Anti-Racist Parenting workshops will provide initial ideas of how to use children’s...


COVID-19 Information for Library Services

Oct. 15, 2020

Highlights of featured library services, and detailed updates, for COVID-19 related library information.

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CUATL Ep. 11: Information and Media Literacy in 2020

Oct. 13, 2020

In 2020, we have real-time access to a historic amount of information with millions of active websites and billions of active online users. The issue is not about the quantity of information, but about the quality. Who is verifying content and how do we identify reliable sources? There aren't easy...

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Los Seis de Boulder sculpture to remain at CU as part of university archives

Oct. 2, 2020

The Los Seis de Boulder sculpture installed on the CU Boulder campus last year will remain at CU as part of the permanent collection in the University Libraries’ Special Collections, Archives and Preservation department , the university announced today.

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Quiz: How much do CU Boulder Libraries subscription resources cost?

Sept. 30, 2020

Did you know the University Libraries spend more than $10 million every year to maintain access to subscription resources? Test your knowledge of the value of some of the resources the University Libraries provide. Along the way, you will learn more about the value provided by purchased subscription resources and...

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Faculty and staff may now record instructional videos in Norlin Library

Sept. 30, 2020

The University Libraries’ Video Creation Station (VCS) is now available for CU Boulder faculty and staff to support your remote teaching needs. Located in Norlin E203, the VCS is a room within a room, equipped with easy-to-use video and audio technologies designed to enhance the presentation of your instructional content...