Students constructing the sculpture.

Stacked Brick Sculpture Comes to Gemmill

Sept. 13, 2018

The Leonard H. Gemmill Engineering, Mathematics & Physics Library is collaborating with Environmental Design 3115 to host a Stacked Brick Sculpture in the library. “Through this exercise, students will design an interior spatial experience and explore the tactile nature of a common building material,” said Neal Evers , professor of...

Waltz Music Library

Getting the Most from Your Campus Libraries

Sept. 11, 2018

Heading to the library at CU Boulder means a trip to Norlin Library or to one of the four branch libraries: William M. White Business Library ; Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library ; L.H. Gemmill Engineering, Mathematics and Physics Library ; and the Howard B. Waltz Music...

Black and white clapboard with the acronym MELL

MELL: the Multimedia Equipment Lending Library

Aug. 28, 2018

Where should you go if you have an assignment that includes an audio or video project, but you don’t have access to high-tech equipment, like a DSLR camera or a lapel microphone? The University Libraries! The Multimedia Equipment Lending Library (MELL) will allow CU Boulder students, staff and faculty to...

Librarians welcome new transfer students.

Transfer Student Welcome

Aug. 24, 2018

Join us to explore the University Libraries, learn about services, and meet your librarians. Enjoy food and fun, including crafts and activities for children and families! We are excited that you've come to CU to continue your studies. We know you probably bring prior experience with academic libraries with you...

University of Colorado Boulder campus as seen from a drone perspective

Inclusive Spaces and Practices

Aug. 19, 2018

The University Libraries have enhanced and added inclusive, non-Library of Congress subject headings to 5,367 library catalog records on the topic of “immigration”, in an effort to foster diversity and inclusion in the libraries and on campus. Library users can carry out keyword searches using more ethical subject headings, without...

Boulder Prep students working with government information documents and maps.

Boulder Prep High School Students Explore Indigenous History

Aug. 15, 2018

Students from Boulder Prep High School visited CU Boulder’s Earth Sciences & Map Library and CU Boulder’s Government Information Library as a part of their intensive summer classes . David Atekpatzin Young teaches an Indigenous Studies class at the high school, and initiated the trip to view CU Boulder’s map...

Students study in a group study room.

Online Reservations for Norlin Study Rooms

Aug. 14, 2018

Norlin group study rooms are now available to reserve online! Select Norlin Library on our Reserve a Study Room page or just go to . Six study rooms are available in the Commons , and can easily be located by their room number or color assignment. Nine more are...

Books on reserve at Norlin Library

Time to Request Course Reserves

July 31, 2018

The University Libraries encourages all instructors to use the Libraries’ Course Reserves service to assist with their upcoming fall 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...

OpenCon 2018 Boulder

OpenCon Boulder Registration Open

July 27, 2018

Open Access and Open Data are transforming the ways we conduct research and share our work with the world, while Open Educational Resources (OER) are revolutionizing teaching and learning in the classroom. Whether you are familiar with these terms or just hearing them for the first time, we invite you...

The Nell maps, scanned and made available online through the SIPA Micro-Grant, are currently receiving the most use of any digital collection at the library.

Colorado Historical Maps: SIPA Grant

July 18, 2018

The map collection located at the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library at CU Boulder is as impressive online as it is offline. Over the past years, the map library has been working to expand the reach of their historical maps for use not only by CU students...