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Celebrate Juneteenth with our media guide

June 14, 2022

The University Libraries are honoring Juneteenth alongside our African American community members.

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Pride Month Recommendations and LGBTQIA+ History

June 2, 2022

The Libraries celebrate Pride Month with a guide to LGBTQIA+ research, history, books and media.

Rae Senarighi, the artist.

TRANScend Exhibit: A conversation with artist Rae Senarighi

April 5, 2022

The University Libraries will host a virtual conversation with Rae Senarighi, creator of the TRANScend Transgender Voices Art Exhibit on Wednesday, April 13. Check out the exhibit in the Norlin commons.

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CU Boulder announces Buffs One Read

April 28, 2021

CU Boulder will launch a campus reading program with the goal of building community through shared reading of one book. American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures is edited by actress and activist America Ferrera and available through the University Libraries in physical and e-book formats.

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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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