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.

Rock and Ice, by Bill Armstrong. 2016 Contest Winner

Earth Sciences and Map Library Photo Contest 2017

March 6, 2017

The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library is pleased to announce our third annual photo contest. Open to all undergraduate and graduate students, this photo contest is designed to highlight student photography depicting earth features and natural landscapes. The full contest description and entry guidelines are available at...

Jim Williams

'Voice of commencement,' library Dean Jim Williams to retire in June

Feb. 9, 2017

James “Jim” Williams, dean of the University Libraries and the longtime commencement marshal at CU Boulder, will retire on June 30, Provost Russel L. Moore announced today. Since 1988, Williams has been the dean of libraries, a system that – in addition to the central Norlin Library – has grown...

New Group Study Room at the Music Library

New Student Group Study Room at the Music Library

Feb. 7, 2017

The Music Library is excited to announce that in response to our space analysis project from last spring, there is now a reservable study room for undergraduate and graduate group study. Students may reserve thirty minute blocks of time, with a maximum of four hours per day. This is currently...

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Speed Friending at the Libraries: 2/8/2017 and 2/15/2017

Feb. 6, 2017

Meet friendly people in a low-pressure, fun setting! Are you an international student wishing to feel more at home in a foreign country? Are you a domestic student who wants to learn about other cultures? Connect quickly and easily with others who are also looking to make friends. Sign up...

snow & Ski Maps: Celebrating Winter in the Colorado Rockies. Earth Sciences & Map Library January 30th-April 28th

Exhibit -- Snow and Ski Maps: Celebrating Winter in the Colorado Rockies

Feb. 6, 2017

For many, winter in Colorado means one thing – skiing. Whether traveling to the resort towns of Vail or Aspen or sticking closer to home at Eldora, skiing in Colorado is a way of life. Not only a major tourist draw and economic boon to the many mountain towns with...

Miriam Posner

Exploring Digital Humanities: Miriam Posner speaks Feb. 2, 5:30pm

Jan. 26, 2017

The Exploring Digital Humanities series welcomes Miriam Posner of UCLA: The Humanities Scholar, the Meanings of Data, and the Radical Potential of Digital Humanities, Thursday February 2, 5:30pm in Norlin Library N410. Digital humanists have no particular problem talking about data. We use it, trade it, and think about it...


International Talent Show, Jan. 26

Jan. 25, 2017

The University Libraries will host an International Talent Show Thursday, January 26, 7-9:30pm 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. Come enjoy a fun night of...

Images being preserved by the project.

University Libraries and NSDIC wins 2016 International Data Rescue Award

Jan. 5, 2017

The University Libraries and National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), at the University of Colorado Boulder , has won the 2016 International Data Rescue award . The award “was created to improve prospects for preservation and access of research data, particularly of dark data, and share the varied ways...

Students working the a study room in the Gemmill Library of Engineering, Math & Physics

Engineering Library Reservable Study Rooms Coming Soon!

Dec. 12, 2016

Starting January 17, 4 of the 7 study rooms in the Gemmill Library of Engineering, Math & Physics will be available to reserve online, in advance. 3 of the study rooms will still be available on a first come, first serve basis. More information about this change will be coming soon.

Meditation in Norlin Library

Meditation in Norlin Library

Dec. 7, 2016

Take a moment for yourself away from the chaos and stress of the end of the semester! Join us for guided meditation and some relaxing hot tea! Upcoming meditation sessions will be held in M210, a room located near the Circulation Desk in Norlin Library: 3-4pm, Thursday, Dec. 8 th...