Students of the 2018 computer literacy class with librarian translators.

Congrats to the Computer Literacy graduates!

May 31, 2018

Genna Mcgahee, Training and Development Coordinator and Computer Literacy Program Administrator, Infrastructure & Sustainablity, sent out a call for Spanish and Lau speakers to translate computer literacy classes to custodial/front line employees at CU Boulder, beginning April 27 through June 1, 2018. Classes were offered Fridays in the morning and...

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4th Annual Photo Contest from Earth Sciences & Map Library

April 3, 2018

The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library is pleased to announce our fourth annual photo contest. Open to all undergraduate and graduate students, this photo contest is designed to highlight student photography depicting earth features and natural landscapes. Photos will be judged on: Artistic merit, composition, and aesthetics...

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A Century of Views of Colorado: 1820-1920

Feb. 8, 2018

The Friends of the CU Boulder Libraries invite you to their Spring Treasures event, A Century of Views of Colorado: 1820-1920, March 8, 5:30 p.m. in Benson Earth Sciences. You may recognize our guest presenter, Christopher W. Lane, from his regular appearances as a print and map appraiser for public...

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2018 International Talent Show

Jan. 24, 2018

Join the fun as the University Libraries hosts their second International Talent Show Thursday, January 25, 7 p.m. in the Center for British and Irish Studies (Norlin Library, Fifth Floor). It will be a great show filled with music, songs and dances of different cultures, performed by CU students. Enter...

wood carving  of Martin Luther posting his writing, circa 1616 by unknown artist

500 Years: Documents of the Protestant Reformation

Nov. 8, 2017

500 years ago this fall, Martin Luther shared his 95 Theses —a move which unexpectedly sparked the Protestant Reformation that brought new ideas into religion, politics, economics, and many other aspects of the human experience. The University Libraries is pleased to provide an opportunity to see some of the rare...

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Open letter to the University Community

Oct. 27, 2017

To all of our students, we are glad you are here and part of our community. No matter where you come from, no matter whom you love, no matter what you believe or what you doubt, no matter what you do to live, thrive, or survive, you are welcome at...

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Q&A with former Vice President Al Gore & Film Screening

Oct. 24, 2017

On Thursday, Oct. 26, Keep Colorado Green, University Libraries and CU Boulder Climate Reality Project Campus Corps will be hosting a campus screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power . This is the sequel to former Vice President Al Gore's popular and successful film An Inconvenient Truth . The...

Norlin at night

Libraries Fall Faculty Reception 2017

Oct. 18, 2017

The University Libraries invited faculty to celebrate the start of the new academic year at the Fall Faculty Reception. The open house event provided faculty members an opportunity to mingle and learn more about each other and the libraries. After a warm welcome from Interim Dean of the Libraries, Leslie...

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Meet InfoMotion, the Libraries Bike Cart

July 27, 2017

Named InfoMotion, the bike has an attached cabinet used to transport information about University Libraries, promotional materials and, of course, books.

Library materials at the CMCI Conference

The Role of Libraries in the Age of Alternative Facts

April 26, 2017

“Alternative facts” and “fake news” were on the minds of journalists and journalism scholars at the conference Reporting in the Age of Alternative Facts, presented by the Journalism Department at the College of Media, Communication and Information (CMCI), Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the University of Colorado Boulder. Featuring journalists...