Faculty member Stephanie Bonjack reads to her young son in the CYAC section of Norlin.

Stories & Maps at Norlin for Bring Your Child to Work Day

April 22, 2019

Assistant Professor Stephanie Bonjack reads to her young son in the CYAC section of Norlin. Keeping with the 2019 Earth Day theme of “Protect Our Species,” families are invited to visit Norlin Library on Bring Your Child to Work Day for a read-aloud and to explore wildlife through maps and...

Maps on display as part of the exhibit

"Protect This Land" Exhibit in Earth Sciences & Map Library

April 18, 2019

The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library is unveiling a new exhibit. “Protect This Land: Making Change Through Visualization” showcases a range of western maps alongside works by notable artists and student creations. The Earth Sciences & Map Library’s involvement in the “Documenting Change” campus-wide program further illustrates...

Therapy dogs like this one love attention.

Bark Buddies Return To University Libraries

April 2, 2019

Are you pawsitively stressed and in need of some serious canine affection? Fortunately, the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries and Therapy Dogs Boulder County (TDBC) are bringing back Bark Buddies this month. This means there will be a handful of furry friends to play with at each of the Libraries!...

Last year the judges received over 70 submissions.

Earth Sciences and Map Photo Contest Call For Submissions

March 7, 2019

University Libraries is now accepting submissions for the fifth annual Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library photo contest. The contest is open to both undergraduate and graduate students and serves as a platform for photographers to showcase natural landscapes and environmental scenery. The options are limitless. “It’s important...

The stegosaurus fossil located in the Earth Sciences and Map Library.

Dinosaur in the Sky

Dec. 10, 2018

You’d probably identify the giant wall-mounted fossil inside the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library as a dinosaur. If you’re a dinosaur buff, you might even suspect it’s a Stegosaurus.

Wes and Linda as graduates.

A Love Story, With Maps

Dec. 10, 2018

One recipe for enduring love: A classroom encounter, a typewriter and a 1902 map of Colorado.

One of the pieces of the exhibit.

More than Geography: Panel Conversation of the Mapping Home/Collecting Truths Exhibition

Nov. 5, 2018

In honor of Geography Awareness Week , the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library invites you to a reception and panel on Thurs, Nov 15, at 3:30 p.m., More Than Geography . The discussion, which begins at 4 p.m., engages the libraries’ current exhibition Mapping Home/Collecting Truths and...

Geography Awareness Week image.

Celebrate Geography Awareness Week with the Earth Sciences and Map Library

Nov. 2, 2018

Geography Awareness Week was created by National Geographic to help Americans make effective decisions, understand geo-spatial issues and recognize their impacts as global citizens. This year, the Earth Sciences & Map Library is celebrating with weeklong and daily events. Come to the library and celebrate with us! All Week: Where...

The Earth Sciences Week Logo

Celebrate Earth Science Week with the Earth Sciences and Map Library

Oct. 14, 2018

Earth Science Week is an international, week-long event to help the public gain a better understanding and appreciation for the Earth sciences and to encourage stewardship of the Earth. This year’s theme is “Earth as Inspiration,” emphasizing artistic expression as a unique, powerful opportunity for geoscience education and understanding in...

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Celebrate GIS Day with the Libraries

Oct. 9, 2018

GIS Day is a worldwide event that celebrates the technology of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). As explained by GISGeography , "GIS can capture, display and analyze location data to help make powerful decisions. For example, GIS helps us understand where best to build a wind farm, predict areas of flooding...