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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Ben's Adventures in the Government Information Library

Sept. 12, 2017

Benjamin Franklin is one of the most recognizable characters of the American Revolution. He is also the unofficial mascot for the Government Publishing Office (GPO). As a printer, booklover, and author, he is a good representation of the GPO and the libraries who collect the publications. This September, follow the...

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New Bookeye Scanners in Norlin

Sept. 7, 2017

The University Libraries are pleased to announce the availability of two new KIC Bookeye 4 scanning stations in the Norlin Library. One unit is located near the Research Desk while the other is situated in the Norlin Commons. These scanners are state-of-the-art devices that enable book scanning, in black and...

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Music Library Renovation Update

Sept. 5, 2017

9/05/17 Update: We are pleased to announce that the Howard B. Waltz Music Library renovation has been completed! The Music Library opened on August 28, and additional furniture has been arriving all month. Our renovation makes more efficient use of space in staff areas, while creating more group study rooms...

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Contemporary WA: Japanese Painting and Calligraphy Exhibit

Sept. 1, 2017

Special Collections & Archives welcomes Tei Kobayashi and Sensou Miyajima. Their exhibit, Contemporary WA, features contemporary Japanese painting and calligraphy. You may view the exhibit in Norlin's Ventana and Triptych Galleries, as well as the Special Collections & Archives Reading Room, all located on the 3rd floor. The SCA Reading...

Libraries put gift from CU Athletics to work

Aug. 29, 2017

Athletic and academic experiences go hand-in-hand at the University of Colorado Boulder. Thanks to a generous donation from CU Athletics, we are able to offer three new resources to the community.

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Open Educational Resources Survey

Aug. 25, 2017

Take the OER survey on making educational resources available to students! The initiative could offer public domain materials to lower the cost of attendance and improve learning. The University of Colorado is a member of the Colorado Department of Higher Education Open Educational Resources (OER) Council , a statewide body...

Learn with your librarians

Collaborate and Learn with your Librarians

Aug. 23, 2017

CO ME LEARN WITH YOUR LIBRARIANS & THE LIBRARY COMMUNITY! The University Libraries offer a variety LEARNING opportunities for you--- workshops, consultations and course sessions for student, faculty, staff and community members. Explore the offerings below. REQUEST A RESEARCH SEMINAR FOR YOUR CLASS OR GROUP As a campus partner in...

We love transfer students at CU Boulder.

Transfer Student Picnic

Aug. 15, 2017

The University Libraries are hosting a picnic welcoming transfer students to the University Libraries at CU Boulder. “We believe the personal connection that transfer students can form with librarians will be important for their success at CU Boulder,” stated Cynthia Keller, one of the organizers of the picnic. She added,...

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Meet InfoMotion, the Libraries Bike Cart

July 27, 2017

Named InfoMotion, the bike has an attached cabinet used to transport information about University Libraries, promotional materials and, of course, books.

OLE for Open Library Environment

CU Boulder Joins OLE Partnership

July 11, 2017

The University of Colorado Boulder joins the Open Library Environment (OLE) Partners to further strengthen library input and engagement with FOLIO and related library management efforts. CU Boulder becomes the 10th library organization to join OLE’s investment in FOLIO and open source efforts for library management tools. Leslie Reynolds, Interim...