Students working at the Laughing Goat.

University Libraries and Laughing Goat Announce New Scholarship Fund

Feb. 18, 2020

The University Libraries and the Laughing Goat Coffeehouse are excited to celebrate their long-standing partnership and the Laughing Goat’s 15th anniversary this week by announcing a plan to provide new scholarships for student employees of the University Libraries. The Laughing Goat has generously endowed these new scholarships. “Students are a...

Student sits in the Mindfulness Room.

Mindfulness Room in Norlin is Now Open

Feb. 5, 2020

The University Libraries are proud to offer a new space for personal contemplation, prayer or meditation. With your valid Buff OneCard, the Mindfulness Room (E103A) on the first floor of Norlin Library provides a place to reflect between classes. In 2018, Dean of Libraries Robert McDonald met with a member...

Thara Siriwardana, Lacey Porter, and Alyssa Cordova with the University Libraries Security.

University Libraries Security Team Keeps Visitors and Collections Safe

Jan. 17, 2020

Perhaps you’ve seen a student walking through Norlin, wearing a vest that says “Security,” stopping to take pictures of the walls in various corners, registering their presence at checkpoints around the building. These students work for the University Libraries Security force. The University Libraries hires about 50 students each year...

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...

Sign that says 'Business Library Pop-Up' in Koelbel

Business Library Pop-Up Now Open

Aug. 26, 2019

We are pleased to announce that the Business Library Pop-Up is now open in Koelbel 302 on the third floor of the Leeds School of Business! Stop by our pop-up to pick up holds, check out course reserves, borrow device chargers and calculators, or chat with the business librarians! We...

PASCAL owner takes on order picker ride.

What Is PASCAL And Why Do We Need It?

July 24, 2019

About 40 miles away on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO, there is a 30-foot tall high-density storage facility that holds millions of books, records, maps, and more. This place is called the Preservation and Access Service Center for Colorado Academic Libraries (PASCAL), and the University of Colorado Libraries...

Rendering of Business Library Circulation Desk

Business Library Renovation and Closure

April 2, 2019

We are pleased to announce that the William M. White Business Library is being renovated during the 2019/2020 academic year as a part of the Leeds School of Business and College of Engineering expansion project! Construction on our new space has begun and will last until approximately January 2021, opening...

Floor plan of impacted areas in Norlin.

Norlin's Summer 2018 Renovations

June 12, 2018

It’s an exciting summer in Norlin! If you visit us in the next few weeks, there’s a good chance you will run into some signs of construction. There might be a wheelbarrow going down the hall, tents in the reading room and occasionally a faint buzzing sound that sounds remarkably...

Hard Hat and Tools

Music Library Renovation Update

Sept. 5, 2017

9/05/17 Update: We are pleased to announce that the Howard B. Waltz Music Library renovation has been completed! The Music Library opened on August 28, and additional furniture has been arriving all month. Our renovation makes more efficient use of space in staff areas, while creating more group study rooms...