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University Libraries and Cinema Studies to explore media archiving and preservation curriculum

Sept. 7, 2021

A three-year grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services will support this cross collaboration.

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Educators can request library support for their courses

Jan. 15, 2021

The University Libraries offer a variety of learning opportunities — workshops, consultations and course sessions for students, faculty, staff and community members. We invite educators to connect with us about integrating these opportunities into their courses. Request a research seminar for your class or group Request research sessions, where a...

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CUATL Ep. 13: Colorado's Premiere Rock 'n' Roll Photographer

Nov. 13, 2020

Dan Fong has always found himself in the right place at the right time. A CU Boulder alumnus, Fong is known for capturing the heart of the golden age of Colorado's rock history from all angles. Last year, the University Library's Archives acquired over 140 photographs covering Dan Fong's extensive...

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Archivists share tips on how to archive your story

Oct. 29, 2020

From childhood photos to letters from a loved one, there’s nothing worse than losing access to personal or family memorabilia. That’s why, as part of American Archives Month, archivists with the University Libraries wanted to share tips and tricks on how you can care for and preserve your own personal...

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CUATL Ep. 12: The Importance of Open Government

Oct. 26, 2020

This is a special audio documentary affiliated with Opentober , a month-long celebration of open access at the University Libraries—and a reminder that we as citizens have the right to an open and responsive system of government for the welfare and wellbeing of the communities they represent. The University Libraries...

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...

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Steamboat Springs receives historic town records from CU Boulder Archives

Aug. 21, 2020

After over 100 years away, a trove of records from the founding of Steamboat Springs have returned home. The Town of Steamboat Springs in 1893. (Image/Tread of Pioneers Museum, Steamboat Springs, CO) Previously, the Steamboat Springs Town Company collection was housed in the University of Colorado Boulder’s Archives. The historic...

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Watch 'Dark Circle' documentary on Rocky Flats this Friday

Aug. 19, 2020

The University Libraries’ Archives & the CU Boulder International Film Series invite you to a virtual screening of the award-winning documentary, starting August 21.

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The best disinfectant for library materials is time

Aug. 18, 2020

For book borrowers, the COVID-19 pandemic has raised some concerns: What are the best ways to disinfect a book or other items typically found in library collections? The best disinfectant—according to conservators—is “time.” The University Libraries are placing all patron returns in quarantine for 96 hours, says Acting Preservation Manager...

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University Libraries offer remote support to CU Boulder community

July 20, 2020

In the months since the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries’ physical locations closed in mid-March for the health and safety of the campus community, library personnel have worked tirelessly to meet the needs of educators, researchers and students with online services and resources. (Photo/Ken Abbott) The Scholarly Resource Development team...

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