Lecturer Matthew Burrows with Scholarly Communication Librarian Melissa Cantrell.

Matthew Burrows Accepts Open Educator Award

March 2, 2020

Matthew Burrows , lecturer with the International English Center, is the recipient of the 2020 CU Boulder Open Educator Award from the University Libraries and the University of Colorado Student Government. This award recognizes his commitment to customizing and tailoring educational content to enhance classroom learning and engagement. Lecturer Matthew...

Open educator Rajiv Jhangiani, PhD. 

Celebrate Open Education Week March 2-6, 2020!

Feb. 18, 2020

Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education movement. It aims to raise awareness and showcase the impact of Open Education on teaching and learning worldwide. Celebrate Open Education Week with the University Libraries Open Educational Resources (OER) Leads, and fellow CU Boulder educators, by joining us...

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University Libraries Launches New CU Scholar

Jan. 21, 2020

CU Boulder’s institutional repository now has a new, more modern look. CU Scholar is the place for faculty, students, and staff to deposit their academic works created during their time at the university. The repository provides free and worldwide access to one’s work and is maintained by the University Libraries...

Professor Emily Dommermuth teaches students.

OER Training with $250 Stipend Open to CU Boulder Educators

Jan. 16, 2020

The University Libraries are offering educators affiliated with the university the opportunity to participate in a two-part Open Educational Resources (OER) professional development experience and to receive a $250 stipend recognizing their engagement. This opportunity is sponsored by Open CU , a project funded by a grant from the Colorado...

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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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Nominate Your Colleague or Teacher for the Open Educator Award

Oct. 24, 2019

CU Student Government and the University Libraries have joined together to identify and recognize CU educators who demonstrate exemplary use of open educational resources (OER) in their classrooms or teaching practice. Do you know a CU teacher who has implemented, adapted, authored, or shared high quality open educational resources? All...

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Open Access Week Art & Events: October 21-25

Oct. 10, 2019

For the 12th annual International Open Access Week (Oct. 21-Oct. 25) the University Libraries will be hosting a series of informational and interactive events that will engage the campus in conversations around the importance of open and equitable scholarship, and introduce hands-on skills related to open access (OA) publishing. The...

Alicia Cowart stands on quad.

Meet Geospatial Data Services Postdoc Fellow Alicia Cowart

Aug. 12, 2019

The University Libraries welcome Alicia Cowart as a new postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Open and Digital Scholarship Services (ODSS) and in the Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship (CRDDS). Cowart, who earned her Ph.D. in Geography at the University of California, Berkeley , will provide support for...

Merinda McLure presents Leah Wasser with the OEA.

Leah Wasser Receives Open Educator Award

May 6, 2019

Leah Wasser is the recipient of the 2019 CU Boulder Open Educator Award from the CU Student Government and the University Libraries. The award recognizes her openly-licensed Earth Analytics Python course that uses open source tools to educate students on Earth data science. An average of 50,000 unique global visitors...

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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