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...

Left: Haley Takahashi, Alanna Locey, and Samantha Bares

Protect This Land Documents Change With Art And Dialogue

May 30, 2019

Earlier this month, approximately 50 people from CU Boulder and the broader Boulder community gathered in the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library for a constructive discussion on the art prints in the library’s latest exhibit, “Protect This Land: Making Change Through Visualization.” Protect This Land is part...

"Needle Ice" by Mickey Rush

Mickey Rush Wins Earth Sciences & Map Library Photo Contest

May 7, 2019

The University Libraries are pleased to announce that Mickey Rush has won the 5th annual Earth Sciences & Map Library Photo Contest. His piece “Needle Ice,” will be framed and displayed in the library with previous photo contest winners. Originally from Minnesota, PhD candidate Rush studies hydrology, water resources, and...

Philip White uses two screens to explore the GeoLibrary.

GeoLibrary Gets Its Soft Launch

April 30, 2019

The University Libraries are pleased to share the GeoLibrary , a new collection of Colorado Geographic Information System (GIS) data, now available online to the public. “Anyone can use it for their research, their mapping projects, it’s a place to go for GIS data,” said Philip White, an Earth Sciences...

Faculty member Stephanie Bonjack reads to her young son in the CYAC section of Norlin.

Stories & Maps at Norlin for Bring Your Child to Work Day

April 22, 2019

Assistant Professor Stephanie Bonjack reads to her young son in the CYAC section of Norlin. Keeping with the 2019 Earth Day theme of “Protect Our Species,” families are invited to visit Norlin Library on Bring Your Child to Work Day for a read-aloud and to explore wildlife through maps and...

Maps on display as part of the exhibit

"Protect This Land" Exhibit in Earth Sciences & Map Library

April 18, 2019

The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library is unveiling a new exhibit. “Protect This Land: Making Change Through Visualization” showcases a range of western maps alongside works by notable artists and student creations. The Earth Sciences & Map Library’s involvement in the “Documenting Change” campus-wide program further illustrates...

Therapy dogs like this one love attention.

Bark Buddies Return To University Libraries

April 2, 2019

Are you pawsitively stressed and in need of some serious canine affection? Fortunately, the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries and Therapy Dogs Boulder County (TDBC) are bringing back Bark Buddies this month. This means there will be a handful of furry friends to play with at each of the Libraries!...

Last year the judges received over 70 submissions.

Earth Sciences and Map Photo Contest Call For Submissions

March 7, 2019

University Libraries is now accepting submissions for the fifth annual Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library photo contest. The contest is open to both undergraduate and graduate students and serves as a platform for photographers to showcase natural landscapes and environmental scenery. The options are limitless. “It’s important...

The stegosaurus fossil located in the Earth Sciences and Map Library.

Dinosaur in the Sky

Dec. 10, 2018

You’d probably identify the giant wall-mounted fossil inside the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library as a dinosaur. If you’re a dinosaur buff, you might even suspect it’s a Stegosaurus.

Wes and Linda as graduates.

A Love Story, With Maps

Dec. 10, 2018

One recipe for enduring love: A classroom encounter, a typewriter and a 1902 map of Colorado.

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