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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Open Educator Award: Call for Nominations

Oct. 30, 2017

CU Boulder Student Government and the University Libraries have joined together to identify and recognize campus educators who demonstrate exemplary use of open educational resources (OER) in their classrooms or teaching practice. Do you have a CU Boulder teacher or colleague who has implemented, adapted, authored, or shared high quality...

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Open letter to the University Community

Oct. 27, 2017

To all of our students, we are glad you are here and part of our community. No matter where you come from, no matter whom you love, no matter what you believe or what you doubt, no matter what you do to live, thrive, or survive, you are welcome at...

Jim Williams holding his CAL Career Award

Jim Williams honored by Colorado Association of Libraries

Oct. 26, 2017

Leslie Reynolds, Lisa Kippur, Barbara Black, Jim Williams, Yem Fong, and Deb Hollis at the CALCON17. James F. Williams II, dean emeritus, received the Colorado Association of Libraries (CAL) 2017 Career Achievement Award at their annual conference October 13 in Loveland, Colorado. The annual award honors a Colorado librarian who...

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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...

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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...

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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...