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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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University Libraries share anti-racism resources

June 8, 2020

University Libraries personnel have teamed up to curate a comprehensive collection of anti-racism resources in response to the violent deaths of George Floyd and other Black people during recent incidents of police brutality across the country. This online guide is dedicated to the study and practice of anti-racism and includes...

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University Libraries Expand Options for Interlibrary Loan Delivery

March 5, 2020

Through an initiative of the University Libraries Interlibrary Loan Service (ILL), all CU Boulder students and employees with ILL privileges may now pick up their ILL requests at their preferred Main Campus library. “Until now, all ILL users needed to collect their items at Norlin Library,” Interlibrary Loan Borrowing Manager...

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Libraries Print and Digital Newspaper Collections are Growing

Jan. 10, 2020

In today's news climate, keeping up with the news can be both easy and challenging to do. Social media makes it easy to see headlines, but difficult to actually read the articles due to paywalls. The University Libraries strives to provide all students, faculty, and staff valuable resources that will...

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Increasing Access with Google Books

Nov. 13, 2019

The University Libraries are pleased to announce a partnership with Google Books , which will allow thousands of unique books in our collection to be digitized. This effort is part of the technology company’s Library Project , which aims to build a searchable catalog of the world’s books online, including...

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Sabrina & Corina Flash Read & Discussion at #DivSummit

Nov. 7, 2019

Sabrina & Corina Flash Read Tuesday, Nov. 12, 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom Wednesday, Nov. 13, 10 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. in UMC 382-386 In collaboration with the Office of Diversity, Equity & Community Engagement (ODECE), the University Libraries have organized bookclub style sessions for...

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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...

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Open Access Artistic Interpretations Call for Proposals

Aug. 22, 2019

To recognize the upcoming International Open Access Week (Oct. 21, 2019 - Oct. 25, 2019), the University Libraries will commission six artistic installations that will be displayed in locations across campus. CU Boulder faculty, staff, and students are invited to submit proposals for the creation of an engaging artistic and/or...

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How The Libraries Prepare For A New School Year

Aug. 20, 2019

As incoming and returning students arrive on campus and our faculty make last-minute edits to their syllabi, the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries are also preparing for a successful start to a new school year. Our Circulation Department has kept busy this summer by gathering materials from course reserve requests...

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First-year Students Encouraged To Reach Out

April 22, 2019

As the spring semester nears its end, it can feel challenging for students finishing up papers, projects, and exams. Fortunately, the Libraries have resources and services that can help. The Libraries offer personal research consultations to help students refine and focus their research topics, develop successful search strategies, and identify...

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