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.

Music examples from Esemplare, o sia saggio fondamentale pratico di contrappunto

Rare music score identified in the University Libraries’ collection

May 2, 2023

A first edition of a rare, pedagogical music book by Giovanni Battista Martini was identified by music professor Robert Shay and now resides in Rare and Distinctive Collections.

Stacks in the Business Library

Prospector borrowing services to be paused

May 2, 2023

The University Libraries will pause the Prospector borrowing service starting May 19. The service is expected to resume in spring 2024.

Two nap pods in Norlin Library

Refresh and recharge with the University Libraries' new nap pods

May 1, 2023

The University Libraries now have nap pods at Norlin Library and Gemmill Engineering, Mathematics & Physics Library.

Bri Spitz

Bri Spitz is the University Libraries outstanding graduating senior for 2023

April 27, 2023

The University Libraries names Bri Spitz as its outstanding graduating student worker for her dedication to helping other students access library services and information.

Students put up an exhibit

Apply for Latinx in Colorado internship opportunity

April 26, 2023

This paid internship will work with our Rare and Distinctive Collections. The deadline to apply is May 1.

Robin Wall Kimmerer speaking at the Boulder Theater in 2023

Buffs One Read receives campus sustainability award

April 24, 2023

The University Libraries' Buffs One Read program received a special recognition in this year's Campus Sustainability Awards presented by the Environmental Center.

A gloved hand brushing the ice charts

Adventures in Preservation: Student worker restores historic ice flow charts

April 21, 2023

A student worker restored historic ice flow charts in the University Libraries' collection, saving irreplaceable data that is part of the climate record while making progress toward her own goal of a career in art conservation and restoration.

1941 aerial photograph of topography near Boulder Creek

The World of Printed Maps: Explore Boulder Valley’s historic irrigation systems

April 19, 2023

This month, we feature irrigation maps of the Boulder Valley from the 19th to the 21st centuries, ground water studies and historical aerial photography.

Matthew Fox at a rave

Founder of Creation Spirituality gives archives to CU Boulder

April 17, 2023

The University Libraries’ Rare and Distinctive Collections Archives has acquired the papers of Matthew Fox, a progressive theologian who began his career in the Catholic Church and later established the Creation Spirituality movement.

Ken and Flo Jacobs

Renowned experimental filmmakers donate papers to the University Libraries

April 13, 2023

Experimental filmmakers Ken and Flo Jacobs donated written materials from their multi-decade career in New York’s avant-garde and experimental film community to the University Libraries’ Rare and Distinctive (RaD) Collections.