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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...

Therapy dog with students.

Look For Bark Buddies At The Libraries

Oct. 31, 2019

Are you pawsitively stressed and in need of some serious canine affection? Fortunately, the Therapy Dogs of Boulder County (TDBC) and the University Libraries are bringing Bark Buddies back to our campus Libraries. TBDC volunteers bring therapy dogs to hospitals, retirement communities, schools, and libraries within the Boulder County area...

Image of Earth.

Mark Your Calendars For GIS Day Events

Oct. 21, 2019

Join the University of Colorado Boulder in celebrating GIS Day, November 13! Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a scientific framework for gathering, analyzing, and visualizing geographic data to help people make more informed decisions. GIS gives people the ability to create their own digital map layers to help solve real-world...

Norlin Library exterior. Photo by Casey Cass

CUATL Ep. 1: CU at Norlin Library

Sept. 23, 2019

This transcript of the CU at the Libraries episode “C-U at Norlin Library” has been rewritten for the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries news site. Press play to listen to this episode below or find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. It’s the beginning...

Katie Mika works with student.

Getting The Most From Campus Libraries

Sept. 18, 2019

Heading to the library at CU Boulder means a trip to Norlin Library or to one of the four branch libraries: Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library ; Leonard H. Gemmill Engineering, Mathematics and Physics Library ; the Howard B. Waltz Music Library ; and the William M...

Data from Colorado Parks & Wildlife shows the overall range of mountain lion range in Colorado on the GeoLibrary.

GeoLibrary Connects Colorado Through GIS Data

Sept. 12, 2019

This fall, the University Libraries have officially launched a new collection of geographic information system (GIS) data highlighting the natural and cultural features of Colorado. The Colorado GeoLibrary , the Libraries’ new site for accessing and discovering geospatial data the state, is a data set goldmine, fit for your GIS...

Interns Lisa Donavan and Stacey Brown work on maps from the U.S. Congressional Serial Set volumes in the Preservation unit.

Re-Mapping Future Through Preserving History With Maps Project

June 13, 2019

The University Libraries are wrapping up an extensive project this summer that will keep over 60 maps detailing railroad survey reports that date back to the pre-Civil War era accessible to students, researchers, and librarians. Faculty and staff from the Government Information Library, the Preservation unit, and the Earth Sciences...

Left: Haley Takahashi, Alanna Locey, and Samantha Bares

Protect This Land Documents Change With Art And Dialogue

May 30, 2019

Earlier this month, approximately 50 people from CU Boulder and the broader Boulder community gathered in the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library for a constructive discussion on the art prints in the library’s latest exhibit, “Protect This Land: Making Change Through Visualization.” Protect This Land is part...

"Needle Ice" by Mickey Rush

Mickey Rush Wins Earth Sciences & Map Library Photo Contest

May 7, 2019

The University Libraries are pleased to announce that Mickey Rush has won the 5th annual Earth Sciences & Map Library Photo Contest. His piece “Needle Ice,” will be framed and displayed in the library with previous photo contest winners. Originally from Minnesota, PhD candidate Rush studies hydrology, water resources, and...

Philip White uses two screens to explore the GeoLibrary.

GeoLibrary Gets Its Soft Launch

April 30, 2019

The University Libraries are pleased to share the GeoLibrary , a new collection of Colorado Geographic Information System (GIS) data, now available online to the public. “Anyone can use it for their research, their mapping projects, it’s a place to go for GIS data,” said Philip White, an Earth Sciences...

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