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.

Foundation Directory Online

New campus-wide database for finding research grants

March 30, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder campus now has access to Foundation Directory Online, thanks to a collaboration between the University Libraries, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Advancement. The tool can be used for finding grant funding, researching companies and seeking job opportunities. The data in Foundation...

Bibli: The first robot designed by and for kids on the autism spectrum

Meet Bibli: The first robot designed by and for kids on the autism spectrum

March 9, 2016

Bibli, the interactive robot that made a splash at Denver Comic Con, is coming to CU-Boulder! Stop by Norlin Commons on Wednesday, March 16th, at 11:00 a.m. to meet him. Bibli was designed by engineers and autistic kids, through a collaboration between the Longmont Public Library and ROBAUTO, to create...

Moments in Mexican American History

Moments in Mexican-American History of the Southwest Exhibit

Feb. 29, 2016

An exhibit called “Moments in Mexican-American History in the Southwest” is now on display in the lower south hallway at Norlin Library. Its goal is to promote awareness and dialogue about the history of Latinos in this part of the county and, more specifically, in Boulder County. Inspired by the...

Malaria map featured in a Newsmap during 1943

Dr. Seuss on Malaria

Feb. 26, 2016

Theodor Seuss Geisel–more widely known as Dr. Seuss–is famous for authoring whimsical and popular children’s books. Many people don’t know that he joined the Army as a Captain in 1943 as a part of the First Motion Picture Unit based in Hollywood and created propaganda and training films. It was...

Norlin Learner's Lunch: Learning by Design

Learner’s Lunch: Learning by Design

Feb. 25, 2016

This talk will introduce you to the process of design thinking: A creative approach to solving real and complex problems. You’ll learn skills and strategies to help you think and behave like a designer. You’ll also discover how a design thinking mindset can prepare you to become a better learner...

MATLAB workshop

MATLAB Workshop

Feb. 19, 2016

Join us in the Earth Sciences and Map Library, room 165G, on Tuesday, February 23 at 11am to learn the basics of programming in MATLAB. In this one-hour clinic you’ll learn about: Creating and clearing variables Mathematic operations Creating a script Matrices and arrays Indexing of matrices and arrays Strings...

CU-Boulder Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon 2016

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon 2016

Feb. 18, 2016

Please join the CU-Boulder University Libraries & the Boulder Feminist Initiative for a fun, inclusive one-day event that brings together diverse communities to create and improve Wikipedia articles related to women in the arts. Despite its wide reach, Wikipedia suffers from a severe gender imbalance with men editing more articles...

Open Access for the Humanities

Open Access for the Humanities: A step-by-step guide to sharing your work legally

Feb. 12, 2016

Join us February 19th from 12pm-1pm or March 7th from 5pm-6pm to learn what Open Access means for humanists, and how you can deposit copies of your work in CU Scholar (our institutional repository) and commercial sites like .

Make a Blind Date with a Book

Make a Blind Date with a Book

Feb. 10, 2016

Looking for a good read? Want to try a new genre or author but don’t know where to begin? This February, don’t judge a book by its cover and take a chance on one of the mysterious fiction and non-fiction titles in the special Valentine’s Day bookcart. Running from February...

Dialogues of the Carmelites

Dialogues of the Carmelites

Feb. 9, 2016

Eklund Opera Program to Present Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelites by Melanie Shaffer With the title Dialogues of the Carmélites , the opera by Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) might sound rather mundane. However, this opera is based on the true story of the Carmelite nuns of Compiégne who were beheaded at...