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 at 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...

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!...

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