Open Access for the Humanities

Open Access for the Humanities: A step-by-step guide to sharing your work legally

Feb. 12, 2016

Join us February 19th from 12pm-1pm or March 7th from 5pm-6pm to learn what Open Access means for humanists, and how you can deposit copies of your work in CU Scholar (our institutional repository) and commercial sites like .

Make a Blind Date with a Book

Make a Blind Date with a Book

Feb. 10, 2016

Looking for a good read? Want to try a new genre or author but don’t know where to begin? This February, don’t judge a book by its cover and take a chance on one of the mysterious fiction and non-fiction titles in the special Valentine’s Day bookcart. Running from February...

Dialogues of the Carmelites

Dialogues of the Carmelites

Feb. 9, 2016

Eklund Opera Program to Present Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelites by Melanie Shaffer With the title Dialogues of the Carmélites , the opera by Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) might sound rather mundane. However, this opera is based on the true story of the Carmelite nuns of Compiégne who were beheaded at...

Jack Maness

Award-winning novelist and CU-Boulder professor Jack Maness to discuss historical trilogy

Feb. 9, 2016

Jack Maness, associate professor and director of the University Libraries’ sciences department, will discuss his trilogy of historical novels set in 1850s Kansas following a 5 p.m. reception on Thursday, March 31. The first, Song of the Jayhawk , won the 2015 Colorado Book Award for Historical Fiction, and the...

Norlin Learner's Lunch Identity

Learner’s Lunch: Creating Your Online Professional and Academic Identity

Feb. 4, 2016

What do people find when they google you? Are you presenting your academic and professional achievements in the best possible light? This workshop will ways in which you can use academic social networking tools such as Research Gate and to make connections, to upload papers, and to start to...

Black History Month

Black History Month – February 1st to 29th, 2016

Feb. 1, 2016

On noticing a lack of recognition of the role of African Americans in history books, son of slaves and Harvard University scholar, Dr. Carter G. Woodson (1875 – 1950), founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History in 1915, which later became the Association for the Study...

Norlin Learner's Lunch

Norlin Learner’s Lunch: Spring 2016 Workshops

Jan. 28, 2016

Please join us for the Spring 2016 NORLIN LEARNER’S LUNCH series of workshops! Wednesdays 12:00-1:00, Norlin E113. Everyone is welcome, no sign-up necessary 1/27: Time Management: The Key to a Successful Semester Need a time management tune-up to start the semester out right? If you felt that last semester...

statue of Martin Luther King Jr.

Music Inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jan. 14, 2016

Next Monday, January 18, 2016, marks the thirtieth time we have celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The federal holiday was first observed on January 20, 1986. However, King’s life (1929-1968) and work have been honored in many ways before then. Many musicians have been inspired by the Civil Rights...

United Nations Anniversary Display

United Nations’ 70th Anniversary

Dec. 9, 2015

In celebration of the United Nations’ 70th Anniversary, the Government Information Library has set up some books and a small display by the Norlin Circulation Desk. Show us what countries you have visited by adding your own pin to the big world map. You will also find a great selection...


Fall 2015 Finals Study Breaks at Norlin Library

Dec. 8, 2015

CommuniTea — Dec 15 , Tuesday, 11am-1pm, Circulation Desk Fortify yourself for finals by enjoying a rejuvenating cup of coffee or relaxing cup of tea and cookies courtesy of Norlin Library. Games & Snacks — Dec 9 , Wednesday, 2-4pm, East Entrance Return to the days of carefree childhood by...