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Access the libraries' digital newspaper collections

Jan. 6, 2021

Did you know the University Libraries subscribe to thousands of news outlets and more than 50 databases that keep tabs on regional, national and international current events? CU Boulder affiliates with an IdentiKey have access to digital publications such as the New York Times , the Wall Street Journal ,...

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CUATL Ep. 16: Cataloging the library experience, one subject heading at a time

Jan. 3, 2021

When we think of librarians, we think of the people ready to answer your reference questions, visit and instruct your classes, help you locate source material and curate the collections you rely on. “What I do is mostly considered public services,” said Art and Architecture Librarian Alex Watkins. In order...

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CUATL Ep 14: Anti-racism resource guides and academic libraries

Dec. 18, 2020

In June 2020, in response to the police killings of George Floyd , Breonna Taylor and many other Black people and people of color, the University Libraries, like many others, felt the strong need to take action. A group of librarians came together to create an anti-racism resources guide ...

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CUATL Ep. 15: Reimagining community during COVID-19

Dec. 16, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Colorado, the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries had to close its doors to our community, including ourselves. When the pandemic progressed, we needed to innovate to provide the services and resources that our community relies on. We had to answer the question, ‘How do we...

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Winter break updates from the University Libraries

Dec. 15, 2020

During winter intersession, service hours for contactless hold pickup and other remote library services will be limited.

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'Unlocking COVID-19 through Open Access' with Jason Shuo Zhang

Dec. 11, 2020

Unlocking COVID-19 through Open Access is a video series produced by the University Libraries and the Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship that highlights CU Boulder faculty and researchers using the open access publishing model to make their work on COVID-19 more accessible to the public. Learn how CU...

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Escape from 2020 with our winter media recommendations

Dec. 9, 2020

We think you deserve a break, so we are suggesting some escapist media for you to read, watch or listen to. Leave 2020 behind with our winter recommendations.

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Nominate Your Teacher or Colleague for the Open Educator Award 2021

Dec. 4, 2020

CU Student Government and the University Libraries have joined together to identify and recognize CU educators who demonstrate exemplary use of open educational resources (OER) in their classrooms or teaching practice. Lecturer Matthew Burrows with Scholarly Communication Librarian Melissa Cantrell. Do you know a CU educator who has implemented, adapted,...

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Good luck wishes and tips for finals from the University Libraries

Nov. 30, 2020

The end of the semester is in sight! Your librarians wish you the very best of luck and hope you’ll take care of yourself as the semester concludes. Knowing how intense study demands can be, we’d like to help you through the marathon. Here, we offer some ways the University...

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University Libraries hosts Pause for Paws end-of-semester events

Nov. 23, 2020

Pause for Paws is a series of virtual programming for CU Boulder students in need of some extra pawsitivity in the coming weeks.