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.

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...

Jim F Williams II, Dean

From the Dean of Libraries: An open letter to our university community

Dec. 1, 2016

An Open Letter to the University Community, On behalf of the faculty and staff in the University Libraries, I wish to reaffirm our commitment to fostering mutual respect, inclusion, and intellectual freedom. These are cornerstones in the great tradition of American libraries, principles our profession has codified in our Code...

Marjorie McIntosh

Friends of the CU Boulder Libraries Presents Marjorie McIntosh, Distinguished Professor

Nov. 28, 2016

Friends of the CU Boulder Libraries in partnership with the Boulder Public Libraries and the Conference on World Affairs presents Distinguished Professor, Marjorie McIntosh, who will speak about her historical research, Latinos in Boulder County 1900-1980. The presentation will take place on Thursday, April 13, 2017 beginning at 5:30 p.m...

Open Access just the lock.

Open Access Week 2016, Oct 24 - 30

Oct. 18, 2016

Open Access week is Oct. 24-30! This is an annual international event focusing on open access and related topics. The University Libraries and the Open Science Interest Group, a campus student group, are hosting several events to celebrate. Increasing Openness and Transparency in Academic Research When: Monday, Oct. 24, 3:00-4:00...

Then Comes A Wind Cover Image

Friends of the Libraries Presents “Fall Treasures, Ronald J. Stewart, Then Comes a Wind”

Oct. 17, 2016

The Friends of the Libraries invite you to their Fall Treasures Event on Thursday, November 10, 2016, at the Center for British and Irish Studies (Norlin Library, Fifth Floor). Ronald J. Stewart, author of Then Comes a Wind , will speak about his book, a story of a family’s struggle...

Portion of the Mythical Monsters Map by Peter Dobbin

Halloween Display in the Earth Sciences and Map Library

Oct. 17, 2016

Visit the Earth Sciences & Map Library to see the new Halloween display, featuring a Mythical Monsters Map and a variety of monster-themed books, both campy and academic! From the publisher: “We can learn a great deal about different cultures and societies in different countries, through knowing about mythical creatures...