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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Questions and Answers with former Vice President Al Gore and Film Screening

Oct. 24, 2017

On Thursday, Oct. 26, Keep Colorado Green, University Libraries and CU Boulder Climate Reality Project Campus Corps will be hosting a campus screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power . This is the sequel to former Vice President Al Gore's popular and successful film An Inconvenient Truth . The...

map showing all the places that have downloaded from CU Scholar

Open Access Publishing = Global Audiences for Research

Oct. 23, 2017

Readership map of total downloads by region from CU Scholar, our institutional repository. While most undergraduate projects get filed away after being graded, some are shared hundreds or even thousands of times. For example, CU Boulder alum Kerry Doran's Undergraduate Honors Thesis has been downloaded over 13,800 times by researchers...

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Libraries Fall Faculty Reception 2017

Oct. 18, 2017

The University Libraries invited faculty to celebrate the start of the new academic year at the Fall Faculty Reception. The open house event provided faculty members an opportunity to mingle and learn more about each other and the libraries. After a warm welcome from Interim Dean of the Libraries, Leslie...

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Open Access Week 2017

Oct. 16, 2017

The 10 th annual International Open Access Week will be October 23 – 29, 2017. The University Libraries have put together an exciting series of events to celebrate the free and open sharing of research and ideas online, to share the benefits of open access, and to inspire wider participation...

Charles and Mildred Norlin

The legacy of CU Boulder luminaries, Charles and Mildred Nilon

Oct. 10, 2017

Tom Windham still remembers meeting Mildred Nilon in the summer of ‘69. She stopped him in the stacks of Norlin Library and wanted to know about him — where was he from, what was he studying, what were his goals. That was the thing about Charles and Mildred Nilon, Windham...

A portrait of Ada Lovelace

Celebrate Ada Lovelace Day

When: October 9, 2018, 12 - 3 p.m. Where: The Gemmill Engineering, Math & Physics Library, Math 150 What: October 9 is Ada Lovelace Day , an international day of celebration of women and women-identified people in STEM. Come to the Gemmill and help us increase the profile of women...

Banned Books Week

Celebrating Intellectual Freedom: Banned Books Week

Sept. 29, 2017

Every September, Banned Books Week honors our freedom to read the books that we want. The goal of this celebration is to shine a light on those books that have been challenged, censored, or banned, for one reason or another. Banned Books Week provides an opportunity for us to consider...

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Campus Delivery of Library Materials

Sept. 28, 2017

Finding it difficult to find time to stop by the library to pick up your books? The University Libraries provide FREE campus delivery of library materials to faculty, staff and graduate students who have a campus mailbox. More than 6,000 library items have been delivered to campus mailboxes so far...

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SHE: Third Biannual Embodied Judaism Symposium and Exhibit

Sept. 27, 2017

The University of Colorado Boulder’s Program in Jewish Studies and University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives are pleased to present SHE: Third Biannual Embodied Judaism Symposium. The symposium will take place on Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. in Norlin Library on CU Boulder’s campus. Space is limited. RSVPs...

The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library

The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences and Map Library: A Retrospective

Sept. 14, 2017

On a January morning in 1998, the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library opened its doors for the first time. The library was named after the Johnson family matriarch, who had earned her degree in Geology from Northwestern University in the 1940s, a major feat at the time...