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.

Group Photo of the artists and sponsors of Contemporary WA exhibit

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.

Open Photo by Finn Hackshaw on Unsplash

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,...

Megan Welsh on the library bike cart

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...

Shannon Baker, author of Stripped Bare

Interview with author Shannon Baker

July 10, 2017

Shannon Baker’s fifth mystery novel, Stripped Bare , opens with its narrator, Kate Fox, coming in from an evening of calving on her ranch in the Sandhills of Nebraska. A phone call immediately pulls Kate and the reader into a fast-moving plot filled with unpredictable twists. Stripped Bare is the...

Dean Williams surrounded by former and current faculty and staff with arms raised under the word Onward.

The Legacy of Dean Williams

June 30, 2017

For the past three decades, James F. Williams II has led the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries. As he prepares to retire at the end of this week, we would like to thank him for the incredible impact he has had on the University Libraries, the profession, CU Boulder and...

Sanctuary, by Michael Vivirito, was created using wooden dowels that interact at thousands of points.

Sanctuary, a New Sculpture By Matthew Vivirito, Installed in Norlin

June 19, 2017

The University Libraries are proud to announce a new art installation in the Norlin Library. The sculpture, entitled Sanctuary, was donated to CU Boulder’s Department of Religious Studies by the artist, Matthew Vivirito. He spoke with the libraries about the piece, his inspiration, and his process. “The piece incorporates elements...