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HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access to end August 16 following stacks reopening

Aug. 4, 2021

Effective August 16, the University Libraries’ stacks will reopen, and online access to the HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) will be discontinued. Below are the four things to know:

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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...

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Yes, you can (still) check out library books and materials

Sept. 21, 2020

The University Libraries continue to offer contactless pickup services on books and other library materials to current students, faculty and staff.

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Imagining Open Access: Call for Projects

Sept. 3, 2020

We're seeking artistic or creative projects that explore the impact of Open Access (OA) publishing for knowledge seekers and knowledge providers. Submissions are eligible for prizes and will be showcased in an online gallery during October.

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University Libraries service updates for graduate students

Aug. 20, 2020

The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries are committed to supporting students of the Graduate School . We are excited to help CU Boulder graduate students further their studies and explore their interests this fall both in-person and remote. Access to the libraries will look a little different, but our commitment...

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Fall course reserves go electronic only

July 28, 2020

The University Libraries will provide access to course reserve materials in electronic form only for the fall semester. Reserve materials will be provided as e-book purchases, full book scans and chapter scans. In order to have materials ready for the start of the semester, all instructors are encouraged to submit...

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In Memoriam: University Libraries Volunteer Venita W. Kruse

July 19, 2020

The University Libraries remember Venita Kruse, a dedicated University Libraries volunteer for 39 years. ( Irina Iriser /Unsplash) Kruse grew up in Texas and received her BS in Education at Southeast Missouri State University in 1950. She moved to Boulder in 1963 with her husband Gene and their two young...

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Libraries to begin contactless materials pickup July 21

July 14, 2020

The libraries will provide contactless libraries materials pickup for CU Boulder affiliates beginning July 21. Users may start placing holds, up to 10 at the time on July 15 and once their materials are paged they will be able to place a reservation using the link in the hold notice...

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Jamie Wittenberg joins Libraries as Assistant Dean for Digital Strategy and IT Services

June 22, 2020

The University Libraries are delighted to welcome Jamie Wittenberg as the new Assistant Dean for Digital Strategy and Information Technology Services. Wittenberg joined the libraries on June 1 and will provide strategic leadership for digital infrastructure and services, ensuring more connected and accessible research, teaching and learning experiences. Wittenberg brings...

Dean of University Libraries Robert H. McDonald

Statement from Dean Robert McDonald: Social Justice for All

June 4, 2020

Dear University Libraries community, Recent protests in American cities, including here in Colorado, have underscored the deep-rooted racism in our nation. The deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor are horrifying recent examples of the systemic, widespread violence against Black people in this country. This entire crisis weighs...

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