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University Libraries now accepting applications for 2021 Provost’s Fellowship

Nov. 17, 2020

The University Libraries invite current graduate students from all CU Boulder colleges to apply for the 2021 Provost’s Fellowship in Information Science for the University Libraries. From data curation to archival management to information literacy, librarians are organizing, preserving and providing access to information in ever-changing formats. This fellowship provides...

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CUATL Ep. 13: Colorado's Premiere Rock 'n' Roll Photographer

Nov. 13, 2020

Dan Fong has always found himself in the right place at the right time. A CU Boulder alumnus, Fong is known for capturing the heart of the golden age of Colorado's rock history from all angles. Last year, the University Library's Archives acquired over 140 photographs covering Dan Fong's extensive...

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The University Libraries Archives remember David Shneer

Nov. 11, 2020

It is with unbelievable sadness that we share the news of the death of our friend, colleague and supporter Professor David Shneer (History and Jewish Studies), who passed away last week after a long battle with cancer. Courtesy of the Program in Jewish Studies David made an enormous impact on...

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Branch libraries closing Nov. 13, Commons to open Nov. 16

Nov. 10, 2020

The University Libraries will offer new in-person study options in Norlin Library when CU Boulder shifts to remote learning for the remainder of the fall semester. The Gemmill and Business Libraries will close on the last day of in-person classes. However, beginning November 16, space will open in Norlin Commons...

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Archivists share tips on how to archive your story

Oct. 29, 2020

From childhood photos to letters from a loved one, there’s nothing worse than losing access to personal or family memorabilia. That’s why, as part of American Archives Month, archivists with the University Libraries wanted to share tips and tricks on how you can care for and preserve your own personal...

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'Unlocking COVID-19 through Open Access' with Shelly Miller

Oct. 27, 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 Shelly...

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CUATL Ep. 12: The Importance of Open Government

Oct. 26, 2020

This is a special audio documentary affiliated with Opentober , a month-long celebration of open access at the University Libraries—and a reminder that we as citizens have the right to an open and responsive system of government for the welfare and wellbeing of the communities they represent. The University Libraries...

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Prepare for the polls with popular media resources

Oct. 26, 2020

The 2020 election is just one short week away. Maybe you've already handed in your ballot or maybe you’re still thinking through a few key issues for you. Wherever you are in your voting process, this guide is equally meant for the political junkie, the undecided voter and everyone in-between...

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Finding e-resources through the libraries

Oct. 21, 2020

The University Libraries strive to connect students and researchers with the highest quality of information. But finding information can be difficult if you’re not sure where to start! To support your research, we have pinpointed three key areas of our website to look for sources and how to conduct effective...

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Celebrate GIS Day with the University Libraries

Oct. 20, 2020

Join the University Libraries and celebrate GIS Day with a virtual mini-conference on November 13! Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a scientific framework for gathering, analyzing and visualizing geographic data. Geospatial technology is crucial to making decisions about our infrastructure, natural resources and economic growth. It has also become an...