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Celebrate GIS Day with the University Libraries

Oct. 20, 2020

Join the University Libraries and celebrate GIS Day with a virtual mini-conference on November 13! Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a scientific framework for gathering, analyzing and visualizing geographic data. Geospatial technology is crucial to making decisions about our infrastructure, natural resources and economic growth. It has also become an...

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Falling in love with landscapes and libraries media recommendations

July 28, 2020

The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries are delighted to participate in CU Boulder Where You Are: An Online Series Highlighting Teaching, Research and Innovation , a summer outreach series led virtually by Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano. Each week, viewers hear and participate in engaging discussions with campus faculty covering an...

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'Stand Up for Climate Change' with libraries media recommendations

July 20, 2020

The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries are delighted to participate in CU Boulder Where You Are: An Online Series Highlighting Teaching, Research and Innovation , a summer outreach series led virtually by Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano. Each week, viewers hear and participate in engaging discussions with campus faculty covering an...

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Provost Fellow Jaffe develops open source code for georeferencing aerial photos collection

July 1, 2020

This article is part of a series highlighting the graduate students selected for the 2020 Provost’s Fellows for the University Libraries . Sarah Jaffe, a PhD student in CU Boulder’s Environmental Studies program, is a 2020 Provost Fellow with the University Libraries. Jaffe has developed a workflow for the libraries...

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Ansh Desai Wins Earth Sciences & Map Library Photo Contest

June 8, 2020

The University Libraries are pleased to announce that CU Boulder undergraduate student Ansh Desai has won the 2020 Earth Sciences & Map Library Photo Contest! Desai’s photo Sky Pond was taken in late May 2019 during a sunrise hike to one of Rocky Mountain National Park’s best-kept secrets. ( Sky...

Sanborn Fire Insurance web map index of Colorado Springs in the early 1900s.

Libraries Fellow Buddy Collins Indexes Essential Collection for Map Library

May 4, 2020

Buddy Collins, a graduating senior in the Department of Geography and this year’s Friends of the Libraries Fellow, has spent the last few months improving access and discovery to the Earth Sciences & Map Library’s Sanborn Fire Insurance Map Collection . His work creating web map indexes for this important...

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Which CU Boulder Library Are You?

Jan. 23, 2020

Did you know that the University Libraries have five locations across campus ? Each library comes with its own distinct personality, study spaces, collections, and service offerings. Best of all, you don’t need to be a specific major to use any of our campus libraries. Everyone is welcome! Which CU...

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Map Librarians Connect Classes with Maps

Jan. 3, 2020

As you walk downstairs to the map collection of the Earth Sciences & Map Library, you may find a room full of students and the chatter of discovery surrounding maps. The number of classes held in the Map Library has been steadily increasing, due to the team spirit of Map...

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Strock Joins University Libraries as Head of Science Spaces and User Experience

Nov. 25, 2019

Meet Adrienne Strock, the University Libraries new Head of Science Spaces & User Experience! Strock has worked in a number of public libraries, including Chicago Public Library, Nashville Public Library, and most recently, New Orleans Public Library. In her career, she’s largely worked in branch management and library administration, with...

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CUATL Ep. 8: Defining Digital Humanities at CU Boulder

Nov. 11, 2019

If you were asked, "What is Digital Humanities," how would you respond? If you're unsure or downright don't know, this week's host, Nickoal Eichmann-Kalwara , starts, by defining Digital Humanities (DH). In this episode, Nickoal will explore with you the many different flavors of DH around the world with Dr...

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