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Coronavirus and Libraries Services

May 22, 2020

All University Libraries facilities are closed until further notice. We're providing remote and virtual services to support you. Event, service, and other updates are posted here. General questions? Ask a Librarian . Thank you for your understanding and patience as we continually evaluate our services in relation to the COVID-19...

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Provost Fellow Feng Researches Rare Chinese Books

May 22, 2020

This article is part of a series highlighting the graduate students selected for the 2020 Provost’s Fellowship for the University Libraries . Chi Feng, a graduate student in the Department of Asian Studies and Civilization, is a 2020 Provost Fellow with the University Libraries. A first-year graduate student pursuing her...

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Alumni Feature: The Legacy of Akira Horie

May 21, 2020

This blog post is one in a series where student interns working on the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project share and reflect on their experiences. Until recently, I had no idea that there was such a long history of Japanese international students and Japanese American immigrants studying...

Maria Aki, Kami McDaniel, and Crystal Lastrella, undergraduate student interns for the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project at the University Libraries' Archives. Credit: Megan Friedel

Interning for the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project

May 20, 2020

This blog post is one in a series where student interns working on the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project share and reflect on their experiences. In the Fall of 2019, Megan Friedel (Head of Archives) and Adam Lisbon (Japanese & Korean Studies Librarian) received an Outreach Award...

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University Libraries Celebrate Graduating Students

May 14, 2020

This week, the University Libraries are bidding adieu to the hard-working, talented and innovative Class of 2020 graduates who have served as libraries employees, interns and volunteers, and who have made significant and memorable contributions to our library and university community. We are thrilled to congratulate you all on your...

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Film and E-Book Recommendations for Graduates

May 14, 2020

Now that Commencement 2020 passed, University of Colorado Boulder graduates are preparing to embark on a new chapter. You completed your degrees during an unprecedented moment in history. That is no easy feat. While the world beyond college is full of unknowns, we are confident that your education will help...

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University Libraries Read Community Poem "Exquisite Hope"

May 12, 2020

In April, to celebrate National Poetry Month and to offer our community an opportunity for collective expression during this most challenging of times, the University Libraries invited members of the CU Boulder community to contribute verses, anonymously, to write a collective poem . We are now pleased to share with...

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Provost Fellow Malaver Explores 'Recovecos' Through Library Spaces

May 11, 2020

This article is part of a series highlighting the graduate students selected for the 2020 Provost’s Fellowship for the University Libraries. Lau Malaver, a PhD student in the Department of Ethnic Studies, is a 2020 Provost Fellow for the University Libraries . Their project explores how marginalized communities cope with...

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Armchair Travel Reading Recommendations from the University Libraries

May 8, 2020

“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” ― Anna Quindlen, How Reading Changed My Life Books and travel are two chief passions for many of our CU Boulder librarians. We imagine that many of you share these...

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Libraries Fellow Buddy Collins Indexes Essential Collection for Map Library

May 4, 2020

Buddy Collins, a graduating senior in the Department of Geography and this year’s Friends of the Libraries Fellow, has spent the last few months improving access and discovery to the Earth Sciences & Map Library’s Sanborn Fire Insurance Map Collection . His work creating web map indexes for this important...

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