The Children's and Young Adult Collection (CYAC) is a small teaching and browsing collection that support students in the School of Education, as well as children and young adults in the CU and wider Boulder communities.

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Finals guide to the Libraries: Care kits, study spaces, research help and more

April 16, 2024

The University Libraries have everything you need to help you succeed through finals from study spaces, research help and tools to relax.

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Buffs One Read selects Solito: A Memoir as the 2024-2025 title

April 10, 2024

The book, by Javier Zamora, was selected as best fitting this year’s theme of Courage.

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University Libraries signs new contract with Elsevier

April 9, 2024

The contract achieves a 30 percent cost reduction and changes in how users will access some journal articles.

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Patriarchosis, a new exhibit at the CU Art Museum features materials from the Ann Roy papers

April 8, 2024

The Ann Roy papers are held in the University Libraries Rare and Distinctive Collections and contain the work of Tulsa-born poet, mystic and political activist Ann Roy.

Cristal Alvarado and dean of Libraries, Robert H. McDonald.

Cristal Alvarado wins Buffs One Read Storytelling Contest

April 4, 2024

Alvarado was awarded a $500 prize for her video entitled, “There's Always More to Life Than We May Think.”

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Three library resources you should be using in advance of finals

April 2, 2024

Librarians are here to guide you through every stage of the research process with one-on-one support, our Ask a Librarian service and online research guides.

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Pick up seeds to grow CU Boulder’s iconic red sunflower this Earth Day

March 28, 2024

Stop by Norlin Library’s East Entrance on April 18 and April 22 to pick up your free red sunflower seed packets and learn about the flower’s unique history. Seeds will also be available for pick up at each of the campus libraries’ service desks.

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8 Laughing Goat and University Libraries student employees awarded scholarships

March 20, 2024

The Laughing Goat Endowed Scholarship recognizes the unique contributions Libraries’ and Laughing Goat student employees have made to fulfill and advance its mission and values.

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National Poetry Month is coming to the University Libraries

March 19, 2024

Contribute to a collaborative poem, engage with librarians and receive a pocket poem to carry on April 9 and 10 in Norlin Library or at each of the campus libraries’ service desks all month long.

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Materials from renowned blues banjo player Otis Taylor now a part of CU’s American Music Research Center’s archival collections

March 19, 2024

CU’s American Music Research Center and University Libraries’ Rare and Distinctive Collections recently acquired materials from Otis Taylor, an internationally renowned and Boulder-based blues banjo player.