Nebraska, and the death penalty in America.

Before there was Hydraulic Fracking there was Nuclear Fracking

Learn more about motorcycle gangs with Government Information!

Sacred Balance: Mixing Ancient Hopi Culture with a Modern Mystery Series

Panels on ideas of wilderness in the Antarctic and comparative polar histories May 22

The University Libraries are pleased to host parts of the SCAR Antarctic History, Humanities, and Social Science Workshop at the Center for British & Irish Studies on May 22, 2015, including two talks open to the public. From 1:00-2:45, a panel moderated by Paul Sutter, of the CU Boulder Department of History, will discuss the idea of wilderness and the Antarctic: Chair: Paul Sutter (CU…

University Libraries Special Collections Reading Room Closed June 15th – July 19th

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The Special Collections Reading Room at Norlin Library will be closed for construction from June 15th through July 19th. If you have reference questions during that time period, email and your message will be replied to during normal business hours. Please note that collections will not be accessible during the closure. For more information, please call 303-492-6144 or email

Earth Sciences & Map Library Announces Photo Contest Winner

El Carnicero (The Butcher)

The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library is pleased to announce the winner of our inaugural photo contest: Emily Gulick! Emily is an undergraduate student majoring in Geography and Environmental Studies. Her photograph, entitled “El Carnicero (The Butcher),” was chosen from an impressive group of submissions from graduate and undergraduate students at CU-Boulder. The goal of the contest was to highlight student photography…

Government Information Library honors National Poetry Month

Every April, as part of National Library Week, the American Library Association announces the “top ten most frequently challenged” books in the country, those challenged predominately by local school boards—quasi-government entities–usually at the behest of concerned parents. In 2014, these books included The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, The Kite Runner, and The Perks of Being a Wallflower. But children’s books and novels…

Exploring Digital Humanities Workshop: ICPSR Resources for Enhancing Research and Teaching


Join us to learn how to use Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) data and tools to enhance your research and teaching. April 27th 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Norlin Library, E113 ICPSR maintains the largest social science data archive in the world. In addition, ICPSR offers excellent research and teaching tools such as the Social Science Variables Database (SSVD), online exploratory analysis of large…

Exploring Digital Humanities Event: “Intergenerational Mobility in Britain, Canada, and the United States, 1850-1911: New Evidence from Linked Census Data”

Evan Roberts

Join Evan Roberts from the University of Minnesota as he discusses social mobility in Britain, Canada, and the United States in the later 19th and early 20th centuries. Friday, April 24, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Norlin Library, Center for British and Irish Studies (5th floor) Comparisons of social mobility between North America and Europe have interested social scientists for centuries. This paper uses new…

4/23 EVENT – Domain of One’s Own: Digital Agency in the 21st Century


JOIN US for this fascinating event April 23rd at 3:00 in the C4C Flatirons Room! A Domain of One’s Own: Digital Agency in the 21st Century Jim Groom, Director of Teaching and Learning Technologies, University of Mary Washington, will be visiting to speak for ASSETT’s 3rd annual Teaching with Technology Symposium on April 23, Flatirons Room, C4C at 3 p.m. This presentation will explore the…