A Visit from the Government Publishing Office

Photo Contest Results

Copland's The Tender Land

The Dogs Are Back!

Photo Contest Results

The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library photo contest concluded last week with an outstanding 68 photo submissions,…

The Dogs Are Back!

Need a study break? University Libraries is once again hosting therapy dogs. Stop by any of our five locations to play with the…

IT Services Unavailable This Weekend

A number of IT services, including campus email and www.colorado.edu will be unavailable this Saturday, April 2, starting at 10:00 pm until Sunday afternoon 6:00 pm. The scheduled IT service outage is not expected to effect the Libraries catalog as library specific servers are not located in the area that will be losing power. The outage will affect some of the University Libraries public workstations.…

New campus-wide database for finding research grants

The University of Colorado Boulder campus now has access to Foundation Directory Online, thanks to a collaboration between the University Libraries, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Advancement. The tool can be used for finding grant funding, researching companies and seeking job opportunities. The data in Foundation Directory Online, which is updated weekly, is compiled from IRS information returns, grantmaker websites, annual…

Meet Bibli: The first robot designed by and for kids on the autism spectrum

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Bibli, the interactive robot that made a splash at Denver Comic Con, is coming to CU-Boulder! Stop by Norlin Commons on Wednesday, March 16th, at 11:00 a.m. to meet him. Bibli was designed by engineers and autistic kids, through a collaboration between the Longmont Public Library and ROBAUTO, to create a comfortable communication experience for all humans, especially the ones with communication challenges like autism.…

National Grammar Day 2016

Celebrate the day, March 4, with information and fun — National Grammar Day (Official Site) Word Crimes — Wierd Al (YouTube) 24 Jokes, Funny Memes To Celebrate Language Happy National Grammar Day! (AOL) Think you’s good at grammar? Try my seven golden rules Do you know more grammar than a 5th grader? 24 Haiku In Honor Of National Grammar Day

Women’s History Month 2016

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University Libraries joins in celebrating Women’s History Month under the theme Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government. Renowned honorees cover the gamut of public policy, civil rights, women’s rights, National Parks, women’s suffrage, Native American rights, and other areas of public contribution to leadership in nation building. Visit the National Women’s History Project website to learn more about this year’s…

Learner’s Lunch: Beautiful and Accessible: Quick Tips on Designing Presentations

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It’s time to break your bad habits and get the most out of your presentations! In this session, you will learn how to design a beautiful presentation in PowerPoint/Google Slides while utilizing some quick tips from OIT’s Universal Instructional Design Consultant to ensure that your work is fully accessible. Alaina Beaver will share insider strategies to help you comply with the new Accessibility Policy AND…

Photo Contest

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The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library is holding a photo contest to highlight student photography related to geology, physical geography, and environmental sciences. 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; How well an earth feature, process, or…

Moments in Mexican American History of the Southwest Exhibit

An exhibit called “Moments in Mexican-American History in the Southwest” is now on display in the lower south hallway at Norlin Library. Its goal is to promote awareness and dialogue about the history of Latinos in this part of the county and, more specifically, in Boulder County. Inspired by the efforts of the Boulder County Latino History Project and the need to bring history into…