A student working in the computer lab at the Engineering Library at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Update! Computer Labs are open! Library of Engineering, Math and Physics

Aug. 3, 2016

UPDATE 8/18/2016: The computer labs are now upgraded and available! The computer lab at the Gemmill Library of Engineering, Math & Physics not be available from August 8 through August 19, 2016. During this time we are performing important upgrades to all of our computers. While we anticipate that the...

Tibet, Buddhism and the Dalai Lama Book Display

Tibet, Buddhism and the Dalai Lama Book Display

June 10, 2016

The University Libraries joins the campus in welcoming the Dalai Lama to CU Boulder on Thursday, June 23 rd . In preparation for his visit, explore the Tibet, Buddhism and the Dalai Lama book display located at the West Entrance of Norlin Library near the Circulation Desk. Learn about Tibetan...

Laura Wright

Laura Wright wins 2016 Campbell Award

June 3, 2016

The Campbell Award is named after Marie and Martha Campbell, sisters who joined the Libraries staff in 1945 and have remained active volunteers since their retirement. The award is presented annually to a library staff member for outstanding contributions to the libraries and includes a $1000 prize. Martha Campbell started...

Jennie Gerke

Jennie Gerke wins 2016 Ralph E. Ellsworth Award

June 3, 2016

The Ralph E. Ellsworth Award, established by the University Libraries in 1990 to honor the former library director, recognizes a library faculty member for outstanding contributions to the library, the university and the library profession, and includes a $1000 award. Ellsworth was director of the University Libraries from 1937-1943 and...

Parlez-vous français? Check out these graphic novels!

Parlez-vous français? Check out these graphic novels!

May 23, 2016

Did you know that, in addition to the “classics”, the Norlin Library has a great collection of graphic novels in French? No matter your interests, chances are there’s a book for you! Many people are already familiar with Julie Maroh’s Le bleu est une couleur chaude , which became a...

People attending Shakespeare's Bouquet exhibit

University Libraries host 'Shakespeare's Bouquet' exhibit in celebration of 'Shakespeare at CU'

May 19, 2016

**Please check http://www.colorado.edu/libraries/contact-us/hours for Norlin Library hours** CU-Boulder was named the Colorado host of First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare , on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library to all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. To complement the folio, and the campus-wide Shakespeare at CU celebration,...

Japan and Disaster: 1670-1995

Japan and Disaster: 1670-1995

May 10, 2016

Five years ago a 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck Japan off the coast of the Tōhoku region. The quake and the subsequent tsunami led to the death of 15,000 people. 2,500 are still missing. University Libraries' Special Collections & Archives features three centuries of works that highlight the resilience of Japan...

The Edges of the Earth in Herodotus’ Histories

The Edges of the Earth in Herodotus’ Histories

May 2, 2016

Join CU-Boulder Associate Professor of Classics John Gibert Monday May 9 th at 5:30 p.m. for “The Edges of the Earth in Herodotus’ Histories”. The talk, held in the Denver Public Library, will survey tales of people and creatures living at the edges of the world as known to the...

Mirage and Myth

Exhibit – Mirage and Myth: Distorting Our Perceptions Through Maps

May 2, 2016

The University Libraries are pleased to present an eclectic mix of its maps exploring the idea of myth . Maps range from depictions of sea creatures, fantastical animals and “exotic” peoples in far-away lands, to propaganda maps with deliberate distortions and explorer’s maps with honest mistakes. Ranging from medieval to...

rock and ice

Earth Sciences and Map Library Photo Contest Winners

April 14, 2016

The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library photo contest concluded last week with an outstanding 68 photo submissions, representing undergraduate and graduate programs across the campus and drawing from the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. The winner of this contest was William Armstrong. His photo, “Rock and...

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