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Celebrate Earth Science Week with the Earth Sciences and Map Library

Oct. 14, 2018

Earth Science Week is an international, week-long event to help the public gain a better understanding and appreciation for the Earth sciences and to encourage stewardship of the Earth. This year’s theme is “Earth as Inspiration,” emphasizing artistic expression as a unique, powerful opportunity for geoscience education and understanding in...

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Celebrate GIS Day with the Libraries

Oct. 9, 2018

GIS Day is a worldwide event that celebrates the technology of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). As explained by GISGeography , "GIS can capture, display and analyze location data to help make powerful decisions. For example, GIS helps us understand where best to build a wind farm, predict areas of flooding...

Artwork and photographs of the environment from the exhibit

Mapping Home / Collecting Truths: Works by Indigenous and International Artists

Oct. 8, 2018

CU Boulder University Libraries invites you to Mapping Home / Collecting Truths: Works by Indigenous and International Artists at the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library , in Benson Earth Sciences . The exhibition is free and open to the public during regular library hours from now through...

Waltz Music Library

Getting the Most from Your Campus Libraries

Sept. 11, 2018

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

Boulder Prep students working with government information documents and maps.

Boulder Prep High School Students Explore Indigenous History

Aug. 15, 2018

Students from Boulder Prep High School visited CU Boulder’s Earth Sciences & Map Library and CU Boulder’s Government Information Library as a part of their intensive summer classes . David Atekpatzin Young teaches an Indigenous Studies class at the high school, and initiated the trip to view CU Boulder’s map...

The Nell maps, scanned and made available online through the SIPA Micro-Grant, are currently receiving the most use of any digital collection at the library.

Colorado Historical Maps: SIPA Grant

July 18, 2018

The map collection located at the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library at CU Boulder is as impressive online as it is offline. Over the past years, the map library has been working to expand the reach of their historical maps for use not only by CU students...

Children sitting on the map.

Giant Map of Colorado Joins the Map Collection

June 18, 2018

It’s a plastic tarp! It’s a Twister mat! No, it’s National Geographic’s Giant Map of Colorado and it’s now part of the collections in the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library. The Libraries at the University of Colorado Boulder have purchased this 14’ x 21’ map to use...

Garden of Eden by Michala Whitmore. This is a lovely mountain scene.

4th Annual Earth Sciences and Map Library Photo Contest Winners

May 3, 2018

The Earth Sciences & Map Library is pleased to announce the winners of its 4th annual photo contest. There were many outstanding photographs among the 46 photo submissions, representing undergraduate and graduate students from the Colleges of Engineering, Arts & Sciences, Education, Media, and Business. The winner of this year's...

A camera graphic.

4th Annual Photo Contest from Earth Sciences and Map Library

April 3, 2018

The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library is pleased to announce our fourth annual photo contest. Open to all undergraduate and graduate students, this photo contest is designed to highlight student photography depicting earth features and natural landscapes. Photos will be judged on: Artistic merit, composition, and aesthetics...

Detail of map

A Century of Views of Colorado: 1820-1920

Feb. 8, 2018

The Friends of the CU Boulder Libraries invite you to their Spring Treasures event, A Century of Views of Colorado: 1820-1920, March 8, 5:30 p.m. in Benson Earth Sciences. You may recognize our guest presenter, Christopher W. Lane, from his regular appearances as a print and map appraiser for public...

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