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Lauren Klein to speak on data feminism

Jan. 21, 2021

Data is a powerful tool that enables governments, organizations and individuals to improve the quality of people’s lives. But have you ever wondered who is gathering this data, for whom and with whose interest in mind? In February, the Department of Information Science and the Center for Research Data and...

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CUATL Ep 14: Anti-racism resource guides and academic libraries

Dec. 18, 2020

In June 2020, in response to the police killings of George Floyd , Breonna Taylor and many other Black people and people of color, the University Libraries, like many others, felt the strong need to take action. A group of librarians came together to create an anti-racism resources guide ...

Colorado governor Oliver H. Shoup ratifies the 19th amendment on December 12, 1919.

University Libraries celebrates centennial of 19th Amendment with event and online exhibit

Sept. 11, 2020

The ratification of the 19th Amendment on August 18, 1920, secured and protected women’s right to vote. To celebrate, the University Libraries, the League of Women Voters Boulder County and CU Boulder Women & Gender Studies Associate Professor Celeste Montoya will engage in a virtual panel discussion Tuesday, September 15...

Kathia Ibacache

'The Bridge, The Break and Belonging' libraries media recommendations

July 16, 2020

Romance Languages Librarian and Assistant Professor Kathia Ibacache offers multimedia suggestions, chosen to highlight expressions of dance as a means to advocate for diversity, equity and anti-racist initiatives.

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University Libraries share anti-racism resources

June 8, 2020

University Libraries personnel have teamed up to curate a comprehensive collection of anti-racism resources in response to the violent deaths of George Floyd and other Black people during recent incidents of police brutality across the country. This online guide is dedicated to the study and practice of anti-racism and includes...

Dean of University Libraries Robert H. McDonald

Statement from Dean Robert McDonald: Social Justice for All

June 4, 2020

Dear University Libraries community, Recent protests in American cities, including here in Colorado, have underscored the deep-rooted racism in our nation. The deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor are horrifying recent examples of the systemic, widespread violence against Black people in this country. This entire crisis weighs...

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Latin American Indigenous Languages Symposium To Premiere Additions to Collections

Feb. 28, 2020

Celebrate Latin American indigenous languages by exploring new book collections, academic scholarship and music this month at Norlin Library. The “Inclusive Collections and Courses: Latin American Indigenous Languages” symposium will formally recognize over 100 book titles that have been added to the University Libraries’ collections, including children’s books, adult literature,...

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Special Collections Exhibit Recognizes Path To Women's Suffrage

Jan. 16, 2020

The new year marks the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment, in which women were guaranteed the constitutional right to vote. To commemorate this historic milestone, the University Libraries Special Collections has curated “On the March to Women’s Suffrage,” an exhibit featuring three centuries of women authors and activists who...

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Sabrina & Corina Flash Read & Discussion at #DivSummit

Nov. 7, 2019

Sabrina & Corina Flash Read Tuesday, Nov. 12, 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom Wednesday, Nov. 13, 10 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. in UMC 382-386 In collaboration with the Office of Diversity, Equity & Community Engagement (ODECE), the University Libraries have organized bookclub style sessions for...

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Campus One Read: Sabrina & Corina

Sept. 5, 2019

Join our campus community in reading Sabrina & Corina by Colorado author, Kali Fajardo-Anstine. Selected as this year's campus one-read, the book is a collection of short stories that feature a diverse set of experiences against a backdrop of Colorado. “The University Libraries will be ordering multiple copies and encourage...

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