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Libraries Announce 2019 OER Faculty Participants

July 30, 2019

CU Boulder Libraries are pleased to announce the selected participants for the upcoming Open CU Boulder Course OER Adoption Initiative. The University Libraries' OER Leads will facilitate training and consultation with the twelve educators, who will each integrate open educational resources (OER) in a Spring 2020 undergraduate course and receive...

Wu Ying-mei (吳英美), Deputy Director General of Taiwan's National Central Library with Dean of CU Boulder Libraries Robert McDonald.

Taiwan's National Central Library Donates Books to CU Boulder Libraries

March 22, 2019

Wu Ying-mei (吳英美), Deputy Director General of Taiwan's National Central Library with Dean of CU Boulder Libraries Robert McDonald. At the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) annual conference in Denver on Friday, University of Colorado Boulder Libraries accepted a sizable donation from the Center for Chinese Studies of Taiwan’s National...

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OER Training Open To CU Boulder Educators

March 11, 2019

The University Libraries are offering educators affiliated with the university an opportunity to participate in an Open Educational Resources (OER) professional development. This opportunity is sponsored by OpenCU, a project funded by a grant from the Colorado Department of Higher Education and with additional support from the CU Office of...

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Libraries Part of LOC Grant from Mellon Foundation

Feb. 4, 2019

The University of Colorado Boulder is part of a major national effort to assess the physical health of books across American research libraries. The Library of Congress is spearheading the initiative , thanks to a $540,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. CU Boulder Libraries, along with libraries at...

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Grad Student Fellowships Application Deadline: Nov. 21

Oct. 23, 2018

The Provost’s Fellowship in Information Science application is now open until November 21! CU Libraries and the Graduate Teacher Program (GTP) invites graduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Engineering & Applied Science, College of Media, Communication and Information, College of Music and School of Education...

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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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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...

Robert McDonald, the new dean of the CU Boulder Libraries

Provost names Robert H. McDonald dean of University Libraries

April 30, 2018

CU Boulder Provost Russell Moore has named Robert H. McDonald as dean of University Libraries. McDonald, who currently serves as associate dean for research and technology strategies and librarian at Indiana University, will assume the post on Aug. 1, 2018. “I want to welcome Robert to CU Boulder,” said Moore...

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Library survey leads to improvements

Dec. 13, 2017

The University Libraries continually seek input in an effort to create user-centered services and inclusive spaces. We received hundreds of responses to last year’s LibQual user survey. We’d like to share what we learned and the improvements we've made. Successes: services receiving the most positive feedback Individualized services like Ask...

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Campus Delivery of Library Materials

Sept. 28, 2017

Finding it difficult to find time to stop by the library to pick up your books? The University Libraries provide FREE campus delivery of library materials to faculty, staff and graduate students who have a campus mailbox. More than 6,000 library items have been delivered to campus mailboxes so far...