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...

DHUM 5000 Class in Fall 2019.

Digital Humanities Graduate Certificate Takes Interdisciplinary Approach

Oct. 21, 2019

If you are a computing student interested in the study of society and culture, or a humanities student wanting to learn computational methods such as text analysis, geospatial analysis, and more, consider applying to earn a graduate certificate in the Digital Humanities. The Digital Humanities Graduate Certificate program gives graduate...

Kroger, Struik and Struik's daughters.

Former Fellow Presents Exhibit Research To Pioneer Professor

Oct. 16, 2019

Last spring’s Undergraduate Friends of the Libraries Fellow Aubrey Kroger recently presented her research from the exhibit “Wonder Women: The Dynamic, Influential, and Innovative Scientists of CU Boulder” to Frasier Meadows , an assisted living facility in Boulder. One person recognized in Kroger’s exhibit, Dr. Rebekka Struik, is a resident...

Adam Lisbon and David Hays. Photo taken by Boulder Daily Camera

Grant spurs search for Japanese American artifacts

Oct. 10, 2019

A group of faculty, staff and students at the University of Colorado Boulder are working to fill in the gaps in the history of Japanese and Japanese Americans on campus. Head of archives Megan Friedel started chewing on the idea with colleagues when they realized 2019 is the 75th anniversary...

Head of Archives Megan Friedel and Japanese and Korean Studies Librarian Adam Lisbon outside.

Librarians Give Voice to Japanese and Japanese American History

Oct. 2, 2019

The hallways under CU Boulder’s Norlin Library are lined with rows and rows of nondescript gray boxes. It’s not the most scenic spot on campus, but the university’s 101-year-old archives can be a glimpse into different worlds and times. Many of those gray boxes offer a window into the lives...

Family photo by Glenn Asakawa

Enjoy Family Weekend with the Libraries

Oct. 1, 2019

Every fall, CU invites families of students to explore campus activities, spaces, and community. The University Libraries joins that tradition and welcomes families to our five campus locations! The look of libraries has changed throughout the years but our core mission remains the same: connecting knowledge, information, and people. Library...

Three students in discussion for podcast.

CUATL Ep. 2: Living Library

Sept. 30, 2019

This transcript of the CU at the Libraries episode “Living Library” has been rewritten for the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries news site. Press play to listen to this episode below or find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Introduction: Books are often thought...

Student with microphone

MELL: the Multimedia Equipment Lending Library

Sept. 27, 2019

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! Lead student assistant Chelsea Brandt at the MELL desk in Norlin Commons. The Multimedia Equipment...

Student looking at shelf of banned books

Censorship Leaves Us in the Dark: Keep the Light On

Sept. 24, 2019

Each September since 1982, libraries have defended access to diverse information by drawing attention to threats against the right to read. This September 22-28, the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries join other publishers, booksellers, libraries, and schools to recognize Banned Books Week. Join our fight for the right to read!...

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