Jim Williams

'Voice of commencement,' library Dean Jim Williams to retire in June

Feb. 9, 2017

James “Jim” Williams, dean of the University Libraries and the longtime commencement marshal at CU Boulder, will retire on June 30, Provost Russel L. Moore announced today. Since 1988, Williams has been the dean of libraries, a system that – in addition to the central Norlin Library – has grown...

New Group Study Room at the Music Library

New Student Group Study Room at the Music Library

Feb. 7, 2017

The Music Library is excited to announce that in response to our space analysis project from last spring, there is now a reservable study room for undergraduate and graduate group study. Students may reserve thirty minute blocks of time, with a maximum of four hours per day. This is currently...

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Speed Friending at the Libraries 2/8 and 2/15

Feb. 6, 2017

Meet friendly people in a low-pressure, fun setting! Are you an international student wishing to feel more at home in a foreign country? Are you a domestic student who wants to learn about other cultures? Connect quickly and easily with others who are also looking to make friends. Sign up...

snow & Ski Maps: Celebrating Winter in the Colorado Rockies. Earth Sciences & Map Library January 30th-April 28th

Exhibit -- Snow and Ski Maps: Celebrating Winter in the Colorado Rockies

Feb. 6, 2017

For many, winter in Colorado means one thing – skiing. Whether traveling to the resort towns of Vail or Aspen or sticking closer to home at Eldora, skiing in Colorado is a way of life. Not only a major tourist draw and economic boon to the many mountain towns with...

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Exploring Digital Humanities: Miriam Posner speaks Feb. 2, 5:30pm

Jan. 26, 2017

The Exploring Digital Humanities series welcomes Miriam Posner of UCLA: The Humanities Scholar, the Meanings of Data, and the Radical Potential of Digital Humanities, Thursday February 2, 5:30pm in Norlin Library N410. Digital humanists have no particular problem talking about data. We use it, trade it, and think about it...


International Talent Show, Jan. 26

Jan. 25, 2017

The University Libraries will host an International Talent Show Thursday, January 26, 7-9:30pm in the Center for British and Irish Studies (Norlin Library, Fifth Floor). It will be a great show filled with music, songs and dances of different cultures, performed by CU students. Come enjoy a fun night of...

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Science Learner's Lunch Workshop Series

Jan. 18, 2017

Science Learner's Lunch is a workshop series designed to provide students with tools and information that complements the skills they learn in the classroom. These workshops take place every Wednesday, at 12:00 p.m., in Math 150 , inside the Leonard H. Gemmill Library of Engineering, Mathematics & Physics. Upcoming Science...


Collaborate and Learn with Your Librarians

Jan. 13, 2017

CO ME LEARN WITH YOUR LIBRARIANS & THE LIBRARY COMMUNITY! The University Libraries offer a variety LEARNING opportunities for you--- workshops, consultations and course sessions for student, faculty, staff and community members. Explore the offerings below. REQUEST A RESEARCH SEMINAR FOR YOUR CLASS OR GROUP As a campus partner in...

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University Libraries and NSDIC wins 2016 International Data Rescue Award

Jan. 5, 2017

The University Libraries and National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), at the University of Colorado Boulder , has won the 2016 International Data Rescue award . The award “was created to improve prospects for preservation and access of research data, particularly of dark data, and share the varied ways...


Libraries Winter Break Hours

Dec. 16, 2016

From December 17, 2016, through January 16, 2017, Norlin Library will be open 8am-5pm Monday-Friday and closed weekends. EXCEPTIONS: Friday, December 23 – Monday, December 26, Christmas Holiday : All University Libraries Closed Monday, January 2, New Year’s Holiday : All University Libraries Closed Monday, January 16, Martin Luther King,...