The entrance to the Gemmill Library.

Gemmill Library reopens with limited hours

Aug. 6, 2020

The University Libraries are opening the Gemmill Engineering, Math & Physics Library on August 10. Gemmill Library will be open to CU Boulder affiliates Monday through Friday, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. We will gradually introduce another location, the Business Library, and extend our hours from 8 am. to...

Megan Friedel

University Libraries' Archives recommends resources on CU Football

Aug. 4, 2020

Head of Archives Megan Friedel provides us with media resources to satisfy the curiosity of history buffs and CU Football fans everywhere.

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Fall course reserves go electronic only

July 28, 2020

The University Libraries will provide access to course reserve materials in electronic form only for the fall semester. Reserve materials will be provided as e-book purchases, full book scans and chapter scans. In order to have materials ready for the start of the semester, all instructors are encouraged to submit...

Phil White

Falling in love with landscapes and libraries media recommendations

July 28, 2020

Earth Sciences & Environment Librarian Philip White has organized additional resources on Antarctica and the intersections of science, art and activism.

Librarian Phil White

'Stand Up for Climate Change' with libraries media recommendations

July 20, 2020

Earth Sciences & Environment Librarian Phil White and Romance Languages Librarian Kathia Ibacache have curated a laugh-out-loud series of books and videos that use humor as a means of creative climate communication.

Norlin Library exterior

University Libraries offer remote support to CU Boulder community

July 20, 2020

In the months since the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries’ physical locations closed in mid-March for the health and safety of the campus community, library personnel have worked tirelessly to meet the needs of educators, researchers and students with online services and resources. (Photo/Ken Abbott) The Scholarly Resource Development team...


In Memoriam: University Libraries Volunteer Venita W. Kruse

July 19, 2020

The University Libraries remember Venita Kruse, a dedicated University Libraries volunteer for 39 years. ( Irina Iriser /Unsplash) Kruse grew up in Texas and received her BS in Education at Southeast Missouri State University in 1950. She moved to Boulder in 1963 with her husband Gene and their two young...

Kathia Ibacache

'The Bridge, The Break and Belonging' libraries media recommendations

July 16, 2020

Romance Languages Librarian and Assistant Professor Kathia Ibacache offers multimedia suggestions, chosen to highlight expressions of dance as a means to advocate for diversity, equity and anti-racist initiatives.

Outside of Norlin Library in summer

Libraries to begin contactless materials pickup July 21

July 14, 2020

The libraries will provide contactless libraries materials pickup for CU Boulder affiliates beginning July 21. Users may start placing holds, up to 10 at the time on July 15 and once their materials are paged they will be able to place a reservation using the link in the hold notice...

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Apply by July 20 for 2020–2021 Course OER Creation/Adaptation Initiative

July 2, 2020

We are pleased to invite University of Colorado Boulder faculty to apply by July 20, 2020 to participate in the 2020–2021 Course OER Creation/Adaptation Initiative . All faculty, including Instructors and Senior Instructors, who currently have paid appointments through and including the spring 2021 semester are invited to apply as...