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Open Access Week, Oct 24 - 30

Oct. 18, 2016

Open Access week is Oct. 24-30! This is an annual international event focusing on open access and related topics. The University Libraries and the Open Science Interest Group, a campus student group, are hosting several events to celebrate. Increasing Openness and Transparency in Academic Research When: Monday, Oct. 24, 3:00-4:00... Read more »
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Friends of the Libraries Presents “Fall Treasures, Ronald J. Stewart, Then Comes a Wind”

Oct. 17, 2016

The Friends of the Libraries invite you to their Fall Treasures Event on Thursday, November 10, 2016, at the Center for British and Irish Studies (Norlin Library, Fifth Floor). Ronald J. Stewart, author of Then Comes a Wind , will speak about his book, a story of a family’s struggle... Read more »
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Halloween Display in the Earth Sciences & Map Library

Oct. 17, 2016

Visit the Earth Sciences & Map Library to see the new Halloween display, featuring a Mythical Monsters Map and a variety of monster-themed books, both campy and academic! From the publisher: “We can learn a great deal about different cultures and societies in different countries, through knowing about mythical creatures... Read more »
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Banned Books Week Sept. 25-Oct. 1

Sept. 23, 2016

The University Libraries are celebrating the freedom to read with Banned Books Week, September 25-October 1, 2016! Here are six banned books to keep on your radar this week: Invisible Man - Ralph Ellison Originally published in 1952, Ellison’s classic is the story of a young college-educated black man struggling... Read more »
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Celebrate Ada Lovelace Day Oct 11

Sept. 19, 2016

When: October 11, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Where: The Gemmill Library of Engineering, Math & Physics, Math 150 What: October 11th is Ada Lovelace Day , an international day of celebration of women and women-identified people in STEM. Come to the Gemmill and help us increase the profile of... Read more »
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Science Learner's Lunch Workshop Series

Sept. 16, 2016

Science Learner's Lunch is a workshop series designed to provide students with tools and information that complements the skills they learn in the classroom. These workshops take place every Wednesday, at 12:00 p.m., in Math 150 , inside the Leonard H. Gemmill Library of Enigneering, Mathematics & Physics. Upcoming Science... Read more »
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Geospatial Data Processing in Python Workshop

Sept. 15, 2016

Date: 1:00 pm, Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Where: East Campus, SEEC C120, just north of the auditorium Instructor: William Armstrong, Department of Geological Sciences and Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research Description: In this workshop, we will cover scripting geospatial data processing in Python, with an aim towards remote sensing... Read more »
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Happiness, Connection and Meditation 8/31 at 6:00

Aug. 29, 2016

Happiness, Connection and Meditation A talk by Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche to the University of Colorado Boulder Meditation can increase our happiness, enhance our family connections and improve our relationships. If we have a happy state of mind then we bring that happiness to our relationships, our family, our community and... Read more »
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Exhibit - Mapping the Majestic: 100 Years of the National Park Service

Aug. 24, 2016

National Park Centennial Exhibit in Earth Sciences & Map Library The University Libraries at CU Boulder are pleased to present an exhibition of maps celebrating the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary (August 25, 2016). Beginning with famous surveyors’ maps and sketches pre-dating the establishment of the first national parks, continuing... Read more »

Collaborate & Learn with your Librarians

Aug. 23, 2016

CO ME LEARN WITH YOUR LIBRARIANS & THE LIBRARY COMMUNITY! The University Libraries offer a variety LEARNING opportunities for you--- workshops, consultations and course sessions for student, faculty, staff and community members. Explore the offerings below. REQUEST A RESEARCH SEMINAR FOR YOUR CLASS OR GROUP As a campus partner in... Read more »