Open educator Rajiv Jhangiani, PhD. 

Celebrate Open Education Week March 2-6, 2020!

Feb. 18, 2020

Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education movement. It aims to raise awareness and showcase the impact of Open Education on teaching and learning worldwide. Celebrate Open Education Week with the University Libraries Open Educational Resources (OER) Leads, and fellow CU Boulder educators, by joining us...

Student sits in the Mindfulness Room.

Mindfulness Room in Norlin is Now Open

Feb. 5, 2020

The University Libraries are proud to offer a new space for personal contemplation, prayer or meditation. With your valid Buff OneCard, the Mindfulness Room (E103A) on the first floor of Norlin Library provides a place to reflect between classes. In 2018, Dean of Libraries Robert McDonald met with a member...

Students reading the Campus One Read pick for 2019-2020.

Spring Diversity Summit Sets Intentions for Action

Jan. 28, 2020

Mark your calendars for an opportunity to engage with topics that impact our communities through literature, maps and more! The 2020 Spring Diversity & Inclusion Summit will take place on February 25 at the UMC. The Summit theme is “Intentionality: Humanity in Action” and will feature workshops and interactive sessions...

Students studying in Norlin Commons.

This Semester, Cultivate Community at the Libraries

Jan. 15, 2020

Welcome to all members of the University Libraries community for the spring 2020 semester! Though the Libraries are known for their dynamic spaces and unique collections, we also cultivate community through conversation, curiosity, investigation, participation, and creativity. 1. Libraries are communities of conversation Though libraries are known as quiet spaces,...

Samantha Millison poses with Adam Lisbon

Faculty Hack – Professor Uses Selfies to Get Students to the Library

Dec. 16, 2019

Like many students this fall, Aspen Pasikov met with one of the University Libraries’ subject specialists for help with a project. The first-year integrative physiology major worked with Adam Lisbon, Japanese & Korean Studies Librarian with the Libraries, on a midterm paper for the seminar “Headwaters: Going Upriver.” “The session...

Amanda Rybin-Koob in the Literature stacks

The Libraries Welcomes New Literature and Humanities Librarian

Dec. 12, 2019

The University Libraries has a new Literature and Humanities Librarian! Please join us in welcoming Amanda Rybin Koob to the University of Colorado Boulder and the Libraries. Rybin Koob grew up in Colorado. After completing undergraduate and graduate work at the University of Denver , she took her library science...

Daniel Johnston works with a student at a previous Write-In event.

Fall '19 Write-In Offers Students End-Of-Semester Support

Dec. 4, 2019

Picking research topics, citing sources, and proofreading for grammatical errors can be trying, especially in light of finals week. That’s why professional and peer writing tutors and librarians will be available on Monday, Dec. 9 to work with students as part of this fall’s Write-In event at Norlin Library. “End...

Gryffindor student mixing potion.

Join Us for Hogwarts at Norlin: Fri-YAY Nights

Dec. 3, 2019

Norlin Library has a lot in common with Hogwarts. The staircases seem to move, the Center for British and Irish Studies (CBIS) looks a lot like the Great Hall, and if one looks closely, we’re all making magic happen. It’s no secret that the University of Colorado Boulder’s school of...

The University Libraries and CU Boulder students with representatives of the Fo Guang Shan Denver Vihara.

Libraries Accepts Donation of Chinese Encyclopedias of Buddhist Arts

Nov. 18, 2019

The University Libraries recently accepted a Chinese set of the “Encyclopedia of Buddhist Arts.” The 20-volume set of encyclopedias was donated by Fo Guang Shan, an international Chinese Buddhist monastic order of Taiwan, known for its efforts in promoting humanistic Buddhism and the modernization of Chinese Buddhism. “The Encyclopedia of...

Elementary school students listen to bee in STEAM gallery

Elementary Students Document Change At Norlin Library

Nov. 5, 2019

Earlier this semester, third-grade students from University Hill Elementary School visited Norlin Library’s STEAM Gallery to participate in a community engagement event weaving together art and science in a variety of forms. At “Word Journeys: Scientific Poetry,” students rotated through four stations of bees and pollinators, flowers and plants, and...