Winter Break Recommendations

Dec. 12, 2018

You're almost there, winter break is just around the corner! Let the Libraries help you one last time before you go off to lay back on your couch and dive into a good read that isn't a textbook. Our winter break recommendation list is here! While we try to list...

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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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MELL: the Multimedia Equipment Lending Library

Aug. 28, 2018

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! The Multimedia Equipment Lending Library (MELL) will allow CU Boulder students, staff and faculty to...

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Online Reservations for Norlin Study Rooms

Aug. 14, 2018

Norlin group study rooms are now available to reserve online! Select Norlin Library on our Reserve a Study Room page or just go to . Six study rooms are available in the Commons , and can easily be located by their room number or color assignment. Nine more are...

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Time to Request Course Reserves

July 31, 2018

The University Libraries encourages all instructors to use the Libraries’ Course Reserves service to assist with their upcoming fall classes. Course reserves allow instructors to make texts and course materials equally available to all of their students. Instructors may reserve not only books, but journal articles, DVDs, sheet music, molecular...

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Summer Reading Recommendations

May 8, 2018

While some are still preparing for one more final, and others anticipating donning their graduation cap on Thursday, many are already gearing up for summer jobs or internships, summer courses or new adventures. We hope everyone gets a chance to relax and enjoy a break—you have worked hard and deserve...

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Books for Break: Not Necessarily Beach Reads

March 20, 2018

Spring break is an ideal time to relax, refresh...and read! Consider picking up a book to read over break. Rediscover the joy of reading something that isn’t on a syllabus, something you choose to read for pleasure! The University Libraries are so associated with research help and academic resources that...

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Leisure Reading for Winter Break

Dec. 22, 2017

Finals are over and winter break has arrived. Suddenly, you find yourself with free time, something that seems a foreign concept, given your past sixteen weeks. What to do, what to do? Well, you’re in luck! The University Libraries are here to provide reading material meant to be leisurely enjoyed,...

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Books for Break: these will not be on an exam

Nov. 16, 2017

Fall break is an ideal time to relax, refresh...and read! Before you leave campus, consider picking up a book to read over break. Almost as delicious as your favorite Thanksgiving dish is the idea of reading something that isn’t on a syllabus, something for the airplane or road trip, something...

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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...