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Pick up your sunflower seeds from Norlin Library on Earth Day

April 5, 2022

Then join us in planting and watching them grow.

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Discover the world on GIS day with the University Libraries

Oct. 19, 2021

On Nov. 12, the University Libraries is partnering with Auraria Library, University of Colorado Denver and the University of Colorado Colorado Springs to host a hybrid GIS Day symposium.

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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...

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Celebrate GIS Day with the University Libraries

Oct. 20, 2020

Join the University Libraries and celebrate GIS Day with a virtual mini-conference on November 13! Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a scientific framework for gathering, analyzing and visualizing geographic data. Geospatial technology is crucial to making decisions about our infrastructure, natural resources and economic growth. It has also become an...

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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...

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