Students studying together at a table in Gemmill Library.

Transfer Students: Focusing On Finals Together

April 18, 2019

Are you a transfer student looking for a supportive space to concentrate on your final papers and exams? The University Libraries “Transfer Students: Focus on Finals” event aims to be just that. Students studying together at a table in Gemmill Library. “This event is intended to serve as a focused...

Research expert helping a student at a previous Write-In event.

Write-In Opportunity For Research And Writing Assistance

April 18, 2019

Writing doesn’t have to be a lonely process. Join the Teaching and Learning Unit (TLU) the last Monday of April for snacks, tutors, and the joys of the quiet synergy of working with others! Research expert helping a student during a previous Write-In event. Write-In is the time to embrace...

Students and organizers participating in the Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in 2017.

4th Annual Wikipedia Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon

April 16, 2019

Please join the University Libraries and the CU Art Museum for the fourth annual Wikipedia Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon! Art+Feminism is a widespread campaign aimed at improving reportage of cis and transgender women, non-binary individuals, feminism, and the arts on Wikipedia. Less than 10 percent of editors on Wikipedia are women, and...

Three professors of Philosophy

#ILookLikeAPhilospher: Feb. 27

Feb. 26, 2019

Do you know what former NBA Coach Phil Jackson, filmmaker Wes Craven, former-CEO of Hewlett-Packard Carly Fiorina, Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer, and co-founder of PayPal Peter Theil all have in common? Their college major was Philosophy. Join us for a lively panel discussion celebrating diverse engagement and inclusion...

Students of the 2018 computer literacy class with librarian translators.

Congrats to the Computer Literacy graduates!

May 31, 2018

Genna Mcgahee, Training and Development Coordinator and Computer Literacy Program Administrator, Infrastructure & Sustainablity, sent out a call for Spanish and Lau speakers to translate computer literacy classes to custodial/front line employees at CU Boulder, beginning April 27 through June 1, 2018. Classes were offered Fridays in the morning and...

Librarian Adam Lisbon shows how a 1700s map of Kyoto can be aligned with Google Maps.

300 Year Old Books Illuminate Japan’s Relationship with the Environment

April 24, 2018

Japan’s relationship with the environment is not as harmonious as many may believe. For one, the island nation’s susceptibility to earthquakes and tsunamis has long set a backdrop for an adversarial relationship with nature. Simultaneously, man made disasters like Minamata disease (mercury poisoning) challenge the idea of a people living...

A pile of poetry anthologies held by a CU Boulder student

A Celebration of CU Boulder's Favorite Poems

Feb. 5, 2018

CU Boulder Libraries want to know your favorite poem! The one that always makes you laugh, or the one that makes you cry. The one your first love shared with you, or the one that comforted you after your break up. In anticipation of National Poetry Month in April, and...

wood carving  of Martin Luther posting his writing, circa 1616 by unknown artist

500 Years: Documents of the Protestant Reformation

Nov. 8, 2017

500 years ago this fall, Martin Luther shared his 95 Theses —a move which unexpectedly sparked the Protestant Reformation that brought new ideas into religion, politics, economics, and many other aspects of the human experience. The University Libraries is pleased to provide an opportunity to see some of the rare...

Banned Books Week

Celebrating Intellectual Freedom: Banned Books Week

Sept. 29, 2017

Every September, Banned Books Week honors our freedom to read the books that we want. The goal of this celebration is to shine a light on those books that have been challenged, censored, or banned, for one reason or another. Banned Books Week provides an opportunity for us to consider...