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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...

The exhibit for the Data Visualization Contest is located on the 2nd floor of Norlin Library.

Data Visualization Contest Exhibit

April 24, 2019

You can view the best of the Data Visualization Contest now on display in Norlin Library! The exhibit for the Data Visualization Contest is located on the library's 2nd floor. The recipients, in order, are: McKenzie Mae Weller, Computer Science undergraduate for her project “Simulated Adoption Of Research Ideas Originating...

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2019 Colorado Open Scholars Summit: March 1

Feb. 11, 2019

Have you ever considered the challenges in tenure and promotion in the context of open access? The second biennial Colorado Open Scholars Summit will discuss challenges in tenure and promotion within the current scholarly landscape and the role—or potential role—of open access within the tenure and promotion process. A state-wide...

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Open Educator Award: Call for Nominations

Nov. 6, 2018

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 have a CU teacher or colleague who has implemented, adapted, authored, or shared high quality open educational...

Open access week 2018

Faculty Advocates for Open Access

Oct. 24, 2018

Open access (OA) is a way of publishing your research that enables it to be freely accessible to the public and usually has limited copyright restrictions. This method of publishing provides people with greater ability to access, view, build upon, and cite research. The OA model of publishing is a...

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Open Access Week: Oct. 22 - 26

Oct. 10, 2018

The 11 th annual International Open Access Week is coming October 22 – 28. The University Libraries has put together an exciting series of events under this year's theme of "Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge." The workshops and events emphasize the importance of asking touch questions, staying critical, and...

OpenCon 2018 Boulder

OpenCon Boulder Registration Open

July 27, 2018

Open Access and Open Data are transforming the ways we conduct research and share our work with the world, while Open Educational Resources (OER) are revolutionizing teaching and learning in the classroom. Whether you are familiar with these terms or just hearing them for the first time, we invite you...

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Open Educator Award: Call for Nominations

Oct. 30, 2017

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