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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...

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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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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...

Joelle Wescott's art in the Engineering Center's cafe.

Open Access Week Displays Impact Through Art

Oct. 22, 2019

This week only, there is a VR screen mimicking the movements of passersby in ATLAS, birds flying out of a cage in the Recreation Center, and a doorway leading onlookers toward a world of infinite possibilities of discovery and knowledge in the Engineering Center. In Norlin Library, students elaborate on...

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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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Apply For OER Course Adoption Initiative By July 1

June 20, 2019

We are pleased to invite University of Colorado Boulder educators to apply by July 1, 2019, to participate in a Course OER Adoption Initiative . All educators with AY19-20 paid appointments, including instructors/senior instructors, temporary/permanent faculty, and graduate part-time teaching instructors, are invited to apply. Selected participants will adopt an...

Fellow Eva Danayanti describes the concept of Jendhela during her presentation in April.

Provost's Fellow Eva Danayanti's Freedom Of The Press Portal

May 16, 2019

The University Libraries are honoring the four Provost’s Fellows through a series of stories chronicling each of their projects. Journalism graduate student Eva Danayanti’s project for the 2019 Provost’s Fellowship for the Libraries is a portal to open access resources on freedom of the press and expression in Southeast Asia...

Wendy Norris shares details about her Python tutorials during her fellowship presentation April 25, 2019.

Provost's Fellow Wendy Norris' Python Tutorials

May 15, 2019

The University Libraries are honoring the four Provost’s Fellows through a series of stories chronicling each of their projects. Information Science PhD student Wendy Norris’ project for the 2019 Provost’s Fellowship for the Libraries “Python for Text Analysis video tutorials” is informed by her own path towards understanding digital humanities-related...

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...

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