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CUATL Ep. 11: Information and Media Literacy in 2020

Oct. 13, 2020

In 2020, we have real-time access to a historic amount of information with millions of active websites and billions of active online users. The issue is not about the quantity of information, but about the quality. Who is verifying content and how do we identify reliable sources? There aren't easy...

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...

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...

Government Publications kept at Norlin Library.

CU Boulder Libraries Hub For GoPIG

March 28, 2019

As the first Preservation Steward library in the nation and the longtime steward of government documents and the state’s Regional Depository for governmental documents, the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries serves as the glue that keeps government information libraries together. The Government Publications Interest Group (GoPIG) is a well-established, long-time...

Boulder Prep students working with government information documents and maps.

Boulder Prep High School Students Explore Indigenous History

Aug. 15, 2018

Students from Boulder Prep High School visited CU Boulder’s Earth Sciences & Map Library and CU Boulder’s Government Information Library as a part of their intensive summer classes . David Atekpatzin Young teaches an Indigenous Studies class at the high school, and initiated the trip to view CU Boulder’s map...

Freedom from Want

A Visit from the Government Publishing Office

April 13, 2016

On April 6 th , the University Libraries’ Government Information Library and Social Sciences department hosted two representatives from the Government Publishing Office . The University of Colorado-Boulder is the Regional Federal Depository for federal government publications in the State of Colorado. As a regional member of the Federal Depository...

United Nations Anniversary Display

United Nations’ 70th Anniversary

Dec. 9, 2015

In celebration of the United Nations’ 70th Anniversary, the Government Information Library has set up some books and a small display by the Norlin Circulation Desk. Show us what countries you have visited by adding your own pin to the big world map. You will also find a great selection...