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CUATL Ep. 11: Information and Media Literacy in 2020

Oct. 13, 2020

In 2020, we have real-time access to a historic amount of information with millions of active websites and billions of active online users. The issue is not about the quantity of information, but about the quality. Who is verifying content and how do we identify reliable sources? There aren't easy...

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Los Seis de Boulder sculpture to remain at CU as part of university archives

Oct. 2, 2020

The Los Seis de Boulder sculpture installed on the CU Boulder campus last year will remain at CU as part of the permanent collection in the University Libraries’ Special Collections, Archives and Preservation department , the university announced today.

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Quiz: How much do CU Boulder Libraries subscription resources cost?

Sept. 30, 2020

Did you know the University Libraries spend more than $10 million every year to maintain access to subscription resources? Test your knowledge of the value of some of the resources the University Libraries provide. Along the way, you will learn more about the value provided by purchased subscription resources and...

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Faculty and staff may now record instructional videos in Norlin Library

Sept. 30, 2020

The University Libraries’ Video Creation Station (VCS) is now available for CU Boulder faculty and staff to support your remote teaching needs. Located in Norlin E203, the VCS is a room within a room, equipped with easy-to-use video and audio technologies designed to enhance the presentation of your instructional content...

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Learn about open access publishing through Opentober workshops

Sept. 29, 2020

The University Libraries and the Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship (CRDDS) are excited to announce a new educational workshop mini-series for students and researchers interested in learning more about Open Access (OA) publishing. The mini-series Open Scholarship for Beginners is part of Opentober 2020 , a month-long celebration...

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Have a question? Ask an online superhero!

Sept. 23, 2020

“Which will hold greater rule over you? Your fear or your curiosity?” — Wonder Woman Every day, superheroes jump online to help CU Boulder students and researchers locate answers to seemingly unanswerable questions. These superheroes are academic librarians, and together they power the University Libraries’ online Ask a Librarian service...

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Yes, you can (still) check out library books and materials

Sept. 21, 2020

The University Libraries continue to offer contactless pickup services on books and other library materials to current students, faculty and staff.

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University Libraries celebrates centennial of 19th Amendment with event and online exhibit

Sept. 11, 2020

The ratification of the 19th Amendment on August 18, 1920, secured and protected women’s right to vote. To celebrate, the University Libraries, the League of Women Voters Boulder County and CU Boulder Women & Gender Studies Associate Professor Celeste Montoya will engage in a virtual panel discussion Tuesday, September 15...

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CRDDS introduces Method of the Month workshop series

Sept. 10, 2020

The Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship (CRDDS) is hosting all learning opportunities online this semester, including a new workshop series called Method of the Month (MoM). MoM workshops will focus on the larger procedures of data collection and analysis to serve as foundational knowledge for the tools. “People...

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CU Boulder and the City of Boulder engage with the same One Read book

Sept. 3, 2020

For the first time, the University of Colorado Boulder and the City of Boulder are bringing the campus and Boulder communities together to deepen understanding about anti-racism through their One Read program. This years’ book selection is So You Want to Talk About Race, by New York Times bestselling author,...