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Lauren Klein to speak on data feminism

Jan. 21, 2021

Data is a powerful tool that enables governments, organizations and individuals to improve the quality of people’s lives. But have you ever wondered who is gathering this data, for whom and with whose interest in mind? In February, the Department of Information Science and the Center for Research Data and...

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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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Finding e-resources through the libraries

Oct. 21, 2020

The University Libraries strive to connect students and researchers with the highest quality of information. But finding information can be difficult if you’re not sure where to start! To support your research, we have pinpointed three key areas of our website to look for sources and how to conduct effective...

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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...

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Have a question? Ask an online superhero!

Sept. 23, 2020

“Which will hold greater rule over you? Your fear or your curiosity?” — Wonder Woman Every day, superheroes jump online to help CU Boulder students and researchers locate answers to seemingly unanswerable questions. These superheroes are academic librarians, and together they power the University Libraries’ online Ask a Librarian service...

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Steamboat Springs receives historic town records from CU Boulder Archives

Aug. 21, 2020

After over 100 years away, a trove of records from the founding of Steamboat Springs have returned home. The Town of Steamboat Springs in 1893. (Image/Tread of Pioneers Museum, Steamboat Springs, CO) Previously, the Steamboat Springs Town Company collection was housed in the University of Colorado Boulder’s Archives. The historic...

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Provost Fellow Malaver Explores 'Recovecos' Through Library Spaces

May 11, 2020

This article is part of a series highlighting the graduate students selected for the 2020 Provost’s Fellowship for the University Libraries. Lau Malaver, a PhD student in the Department of Ethnic Studies, is a 2020 Provost Fellow for the University Libraries . Their project explores how marginalized communities cope with...

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University Libraries and Laughing Goat Announce New Scholarship Fund

Feb. 18, 2020

The University Libraries and the Laughing Goat Coffeehouse are excited to celebrate their long-standing partnership and the Laughing Goat’s 15th anniversary this week by announcing a plan to provide new scholarships for student employees of the University Libraries. The Laughing Goat has generously endowed these new scholarships. “Students are a...

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CRDDS Hosts AR/VR Show-and-Tell Open House

Feb. 7, 2020

Join us this month for an AR/VR Show-and-Tell with the Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship (CRDDS). Digital creators from across campus will come together to share their augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) projects with fellow students and colleagues from diverse fields of study. Come learn about...

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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...