An interdisciplinary class in the Map Library.

Map Librarians Connect Classes with Maps

Jan. 3, 2020

As you walk downstairs to the map collection of the Earth Sciences & Map Library, you may find a room full of students and the chatter of discovery surrounding maps. The number of classes held in the Map Library has been steadily increasing, due to the team spirit of Map...

Adrienne Strock in front of large fossil.

Strock Joins University Libraries as Head of Science Spaces and User Experience

Nov. 25, 2019

Meet Adrienne Strock, the University Libraries new Head of Science Spaces & User Experience! Strock has worked in a number of public libraries, including Chicago Public Library, Nashville Public Library, and most recently, New Orleans Public Library. In her career, she’s largely worked in branch management and library administration, with...

Voyant Tools session for text analysis

CUATL Ep. 8: Defining Digital Humanities at CU Boulder

Nov. 11, 2019

If you were asked, "What is Digital Humanities," how would you respond? If you're unsure or downright don't know, this week's host, Nickoal Eichmann-Kalwara , starts, by defining Digital Humanities (DH). In this episode, Nickoal will explore with you the many different flavors of DH around the world with Dr...

Naomi Heiser and Thomas Riis holding the map of conversation.

CUATL Ep 7: Exploring the Folklore Music Map of the United States

Nov. 5, 2019

This episode of CU at the Libraries , “ Exploring the Folklore Music Map of the United States,” features a conversation between Map Library Cataloging Naomi Heiser and Professor Emeritus and former director of the American Music Research Center Thomas Riis at the University of Colorado Boulder. The transcript has...

Therapy dog with students.

Look For Bark Buddies At The Libraries

Oct. 31, 2019

Are you pawsitively stressed and in need of some serious canine affection? Fortunately, the Therapy Dogs of Boulder County (TDBC) and the University Libraries are bringing Bark Buddies back to our campus Libraries. TBDC volunteers bring therapy dogs to hospitals, retirement communities, schools, and libraries within the Boulder County area...

Image of Earth.

Mark Your Calendars For GIS Day Events

Oct. 21, 2019

Join the University of Colorado Boulder in celebrating GIS Day, November 13! Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a scientific framework for gathering, analyzing, and visualizing geographic data to help people make more informed decisions. GIS gives people the ability to create their own digital map layers to help solve real-world...

Norlin Library exterior. Photo by Casey Cass

CUATL Ep. 1: CU at Norlin Library

Sept. 23, 2019

This transcript of the CU at the Libraries episode “C-U at Norlin 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. It’s the beginning...

Katie Mika works with student.

Getting The Most From Campus Libraries

Sept. 18, 2019

Heading to the library at CU Boulder means a trip to Norlin Library or to one of the four branch libraries: Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library ; Leonard H. Gemmill Engineering, Mathematics and Physics Library ; the Howard B. Waltz Music Library ; and the William M...

Data from Colorado Parks & Wildlife shows the overall range of mountain lion range in Colorado on the GeoLibrary.

GeoLibrary Connects Colorado Through GIS Data

Sept. 12, 2019

This fall, the University Libraries have officially launched a new collection of geographic information system (GIS) data highlighting the natural and cultural features of Colorado. The Colorado GeoLibrary , the Libraries’ new site for accessing and discovering geospatial data the state, is a data set goldmine, fit for your GIS...

Interns Lisa Donavan and Stacey Brown work on maps from the U.S. Congressional Serial Set volumes in the Preservation unit.

Re-Mapping Future Through Preserving History With Maps Project

June 13, 2019

The University Libraries are wrapping up an extensive project this summer that will keep over 60 maps detailing railroad survey reports that date back to the pre-Civil War era accessible to students, researchers, and librarians. Faculty and staff from the Government Information Library, the Preservation unit, and the Earth Sciences...

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