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.

Marque style International Talent Show sign

2018 International Talent Show

Jan. 24, 2018

Join the fun as the University Libraries hosts their second International Talent Show Thursday, January 25, 7 p.m. in the Center for British and Irish Studies (Norlin Library, Fifth Floor). It will be a great show filled with music, songs and dances of different cultures, performed by CU students. Enter...

Collage of the new music library and Head Librarian Stephanie Bonjack

Music Library Grand Re-Opening

Jan. 19, 2018

Celebrate with us the transformation of the Howard B. Waltz Music Library! The celebration will kick off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m., Tuesday, January 23. While the Music Library re-opened on August 28, additional furniture continued to arrive during the fall, and final touches recently finished. Our renovation...

Student art work from ARCHIVE exhibit

Special Collections and Wyoming through an art lens

Jan. 17, 2018

ARCHIVE: Notes from the Field is a collaborative exhibition that has been curated in tandem with the serial publication SPS NOTES FROM THE FIELD Vol 3: seven hundred and eighty-two miles. During the fall of 2017, participants in the Sculpture and Post-Studio Practices graduate seminar traveled through northern Colorado and...

Course reserves

Course Reserves Request Time

Jan. 3, 2018

The University Libraries encourages all instructors to use the Libraries’ Course Reserves service to assist with their upcoming spring classes. Course reserves allow instructors to make texts and course materials equally available to all of their students. Instructors may reserve not only books, but journal articles, DVDs, sheet music, molecular...

Browsing Titles

Leisure Reading for Winter Break

Dec. 22, 2017

Finals are over and winter break has arrived. Suddenly, you find yourself with free time, something that seems a foreign concept, given your past sixteen weeks. What to do, what to do? Well, you’re in luck! The University Libraries are here to provide reading material meant to be leisurely enjoyed,...

The New and Promoted Employee Reception

New and Promoted Employee Reception

Dec. 18, 2017

Every year, the University Libraries takes some time to recognize our new and promoted employees. On November 15, we celebrated growth, both on the individual level and as an organization. Of note, James F. Williams II, our former dean, retired this year and was awarded Dean and Professor Emeritus. Skip...

Norlin Library

Library survey leads to improvements

Dec. 13, 2017

The University Libraries continually seek input in an effort to create user-centered services and inclusive spaces. We received hundreds of responses to last year’s LibQual user survey. We’d like to share what we learned and the improvements we've made. Successes: services receiving the most positive feedback Individualized services like Ask...

Sankey example

Data Visualization Contest: Deadline extended to Dec. 13 2017

Dec. 3, 2017

Data visualization allows us visual access to huge amounts of data in easily digestible visuals. Well-designed data graphics help people understand the significance of data in a simple yet powerful way. ETA: The deadline has been extended to December 13, 2017, so that students can enter data visualizations from their...

A student reading for pleasure in Norlin Library.

Books for Break: these will not be on an exam

Nov. 16, 2017

Fall break is an ideal time to relax, refresh...and read! Before you leave campus, consider picking up a book to read over break. Almost as delicious as your favorite Thanksgiving dish is the idea of reading something that isn’t on a syllabus, something for the airplane or road trip, something...

wood carving  of Martin Luther posting his writing, circa 1616 by unknown artist

500 Years: Documents of the Protestant Reformation

Nov. 8, 2017

500 years ago this fall, Martin Luther shared his 95 Theses —a move which unexpectedly sparked the Protestant Reformation that brought new ideas into religion, politics, economics, and many other aspects of the human experience. The University Libraries is pleased to provide an opportunity to see some of the rare...