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.

The Edges of the Earth in Herodotus’ Histories

The Edges of the Earth in Herodotus’ Histories

May 2, 2016

Join CU-Boulder Associate Professor of Classics John Gibert Monday May 9 th at 5:30 p.m. for “The Edges of the Earth in Herodotus’ Histories”. The talk, held in the Denver Public Library, will survey tales of people and creatures living at the edges of the world as known to the...

Mirage and Myth

Exhibit – Mirage and Myth: Distorting Our Perceptions Through Maps

May 2, 2016

The University Libraries are pleased to present an eclectic mix of its maps exploring the idea of myth . Maps range from depictions of sea creatures, fantastical animals and “exotic” peoples in far-away lands, to propaganda maps with deliberate distortions and explorer’s maps with honest mistakes. Ranging from medieval to...

rock and ice

Earth Sciences and Map Library Photo Contest Winners

April 14, 2016

The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library photo contest concluded last week with an outstanding 68 photo submissions, representing undergraduate and graduate programs across the campus and drawing from the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. The winner of this contest was William Armstrong. His photo, “Rock and...

The Tender Land

Copland’s The Tender Land

April 7, 2016

Eklund Opera Program to Present Copland's The Tender Land, April 21-24 “Tis a gift to be simple, tis a gift to be free.” The tune of this Shaker song is likely to start playing in your head when you hear the name Aaron Copland , the American composer known for...

Gemmill Library Dogs

The Dogs Are Back!

April 6, 2016

Need a study break? University Libraries is once again hosting therapy dogs. Stop by any of our five locations to play with the pups: L.H. Gemmill Library of Engineering, Mathematics & Physics: April 12th | 2pm-4pm Howard B. Waltz Music Library: April 13th | 1pm-3pm Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences...

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...

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 .