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Open Access Week: Oct. 22 - 26

Oct. 10, 2018

The 11 th annual International Open Access Week is coming October 22 – 28. The University Libraries has put together an exciting series of events under this year's theme of "Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge." The workshops and events emphasize the importance of asking touch questions, staying critical, and...

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Stacked Brick Sculpture Update #5

Oct. 9, 2018

ENVD 3115 students have constructed the fifth composition in their Stacked Brick Sculpture assignment, in the Gemmill Engineering, Math & Physics Library. This structure was built on Thursday, October 4 Their design is a boat shape. One group member said about their design, "the last [design] felt really open and...

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2018 Data Visualization Contest

Oct. 9, 2018

The 2018 Data Visualization Contest is an opportunity for students to show off their visualizations and draw attention to their projects. Data visualizations may include everything from charts and graphs to maps to data art to 3d models and can be static, animated, or web-based interactive stories. The Center for...

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Celebrate GIS Day with the Libraries

Oct. 9, 2018

GIS Day is a worldwide event that celebrates the technology of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). As explained by GISGeography , "GIS can capture, display and analyze location data to help make powerful decisions. For example, GIS helps us understand where best to build a wind farm, predict areas of flooding...

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Mapping Home / Collecting Truths: Works by Indigenous and International Artists

Oct. 8, 2018

CU Boulder University Libraries invites you to Mapping Home / Collecting Truths: Works by Indigenous and International Artists at the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library , in Benson Earth Sciences . The exhibition is free and open to the public during regular library hours . Melanie Yazzie...

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Stacked Brick Sculpture Update #4

Oct. 4, 2018

ENVD 3115 students have constructed the fourth composition in their Stacked Brick Sculpture assignment, in the Gemmill Engineering, Math & Physics Library. This structure was built on Thursday, September 27. Their design is an arch with two stools on either side. One group member said about their design, "arches are...

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University Libraries Offers Mailing Materials

Oct. 1, 2018

University Libraries now offers mailing materials to CU Boulder faculty, staff and students by U.S. Mail, as a pilot project for the 2018-19 academic year. When reserving materials online, user will find a new option in the drop-down menu: “Mail OFF CAMPUS!” A text form will show on the request...

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Children's and Young Adult Open House: October 10

Sept. 28, 2018

The University Libraries invite CU community members, families and K-12 teacher partners to celebrate the Children’s and Young Adult Open House, on Wednesday, October 10, at 4 p.m., in Norlin Library. As CU Boulder's School of Education leads innovation in teacher preparation, a strong Children’s and Young Adult Collection (CYAC)...

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Writers' Lounge Comes to Engineering, Math and Physics Library

Sept. 26, 2018

The Writing Center and the Gemmill Engineering, Math & Physics Library have teamed up to bring Writers' Lounge to the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Every Monday, from 2 to 5 p.m., a professional writing consultant from the Writing Center will be stationed in Math 150, inside the Gemmill...

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CU Boulder Libraries Joins HathiTrust

Sept. 26, 2018

The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries have become the newest member of HathiTrust , a global partnership of major research institutions and libraries working towards its mission to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. Today, ten years after its founding, HathiTrust holds the...

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