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Access the libraries' digital newspaper collections

Jan. 6, 2021

Did you know the University Libraries subscribe to thousands of news outlets and more than 50 databases that keep tabs on regional, national and international current events? CU Boulder affiliates with an IdentiKey have access to digital publications such as the New York Times , the Wall Street Journal ,...

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Good luck wishes and tips for finals from the University Libraries

Nov. 30, 2020

The end of the semester is in sight! Your librarians wish you the very best of luck and hope you’ll take care of yourself as the semester concludes. Knowing how intense study demands can be, we’d like to help you through the marathon. Here, we offer some ways the University...

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Finding e-resources through the libraries

Oct. 21, 2020

The University Libraries strive to connect students and researchers with the highest quality of information. But finding information can be difficult if you’re not sure where to start! To support your research, we have pinpointed three key areas of our website to look for sources and how to conduct effective...

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University Libraries offer remote support to CU Boulder community

July 20, 2020

In the months since the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries’ physical locations closed in mid-March for the health and safety of the campus community, library personnel have worked tirelessly to meet the needs of educators, researchers and students with online services and resources. (Photo/Ken Abbott) The Scholarly Resource Development team...

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University Libraries share Juneteenth resources

June 18, 2020

University Libraries personnel have created a resource guide to celebrate Juneteenth. Emancipation Day Celebration, June 19, 1900. ( Photo /Mrs. Charles "Grace Murray" Stephenson) Historically, Juneteenth has been celebrated by Black Americans as a symbol of their emancipation on June 19, 1865, two-and-a-half years after the Emancipation Proclamation declared all...


University Libraries share anti-racism resources

June 8, 2020

University Libraries personnel have teamed up to curate a comprehensive collection of anti-racism resources in response to the violent deaths of George Floyd and other Black people during recent incidents of police brutality across the country. This online guide is dedicated to the study and practice of anti-racism and includes...

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Libraries Print and Digital Newspaper Collections are Growing

Jan. 10, 2020

In today's news climate, keeping up with the news can be both easy and challenging to do. Social media makes it easy to see headlines, but difficult to actually read the articles due to paywalls. The University Libraries strives to provide all students, faculty, and staff valuable resources that will...

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What Is PASCAL And Why Do We Need It?

July 24, 2019

About 40 miles away on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO, there is a 30-foot tall high-density storage facility that holds millions of books, records, maps, and more. This place is called the Preservation and Access Service Center for Colorado Academic Libraries (PASCAL), and the University of Colorado Libraries...

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Libraries put gift from CU Athletics to work

Aug. 29, 2017

University of Colorado Boulder Athletic Director Rick George Athletic and academic experiences go hand-in-hand at the University of Colorado Boulder. Thanks to a recent generous $50,000 donation from CU Athletics , the University Libraries are able to offer three new resources to the community. Athletic Director Rick George said the...