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...

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University Libraries Join The NDSA

April 24, 2019

The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries are now members of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA), a collaborative consortium of organizations dedicated to the long-term preservation of digital information. The University Libraries collects cultural heritage materials primarily through the Special Collections, Archives and Preservation department, though we also gather materials...

Leones Glacier, Aysén, Chile, December 1, 2011, Photograph by Christoph Strassler.

Glacier Photograph Collection Now Available Online

March 7, 2019

After two years, a dedicated group of University Libraries faculty, staff, and students partnered with the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) to digitize approximately 9,000 glacial photos from the Roger G. Barry Archives with help from grant funding. This collection which originally lived at NSIDC is critical to...

University of Colorado Boulder campus as seen from a drone perspective

Inclusive Spaces and Practices

Aug. 19, 2018

The University Libraries have enhanced and added inclusive, non-Library of Congress subject headings to 5,367 library catalog records on the topic of “immigration”, in an effort to foster diversity and inclusion in the libraries and on campus. Library users can carry out keyword searches using more ethical subject headings, without...

Students of the 2018 computer literacy class with librarian translators.

Congrats to the Computer Literacy graduates!

May 31, 2018

Genna Mcgahee, Training and Development Coordinator and Computer Literacy Program Administrator, Infrastructure & Sustainablity, sent out a call for Spanish and Lau speakers to translate computer literacy classes to custodial/front line employees at CU Boulder, beginning April 27 through June 1, 2018. Classes were offered Fridays in the morning and...