Getting to Inbox Zero: Learner's Lunch @ Music 10/22

Finding Images and Understanding Fair Use: 10/22 Norlin Learner's Lunch

Problems with Adobe Digital Editions

Name That Tune: Learner's Lunch @ Music 10/15

Citation Managers: How Do I Choose? | 10/15 Norlin Learner’s Lunch


How do you prefer to read research material? What format does it tend to take? Cloud storage or local? Everyone has their own research process, with their own preferences and needs for reading, storing and accessing relevant materials. In this session, which will focus on reference and citation managers such as Zotero, Mendeley and RefWorks, we will help you examine your workflow and use of…

Félicitations, Patrick Modiano, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature


Patrick Modiano, the French writer has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Born in 1945, the reclusive author was cited for “the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation” Here at Norlin, we have 20 of his books, in French and in English. Never heard of him before? Try Missing Person…

Photo of the Month!


A Cowgirl and Her Horse  Who is the person in the photograph? The term “cowgirl” describes many talented contestants and performers in rodeos and western shows that toured around the country during the early 20th century, as well as women who work on ranches.  The word cowgirl, does not truly embody everything that this symbolizes.  For women who made their living on working ranches, they…

Apps Aplenty for Music Ed: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 10/8


Apps for iPads and iPhones can help music teachers as well as students and parents to learn and have fun. At this workshop, we’ll highlight apps ranging from tuners and metronomes to SmartMusic and ForScore. Please bring your devices for hands-on learning and your app recommendations to share. Prizes will be awarded for the best apps shared. Grace Haynes and Laurie Sampsel will lead this…

Keeping Up, Keeping Track: Dealing with Information Overload | 10/8 Norlin Learner’s Lunch


Are you feeling overwhelmed trying to keep on top of all the changes in your field? Having trouble tracking new publications, websites, blogs and social media? In this workshop, you will learn a variety of techniques and tools to simplify and streamline your research process, and conquer information overload. Presenter: Alison Hicks Wednesday October 8 12-1PM Full schedule for the Norlin Learner’s Lunch Workshop Series…

CU Scholar to Aid Discoverability and Dissemination of CU Boulder Scholarship

—For immediate release— Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 The University Libraries at the University of Colorado Boulder today announced a major new initiative with the launch of the Open Access repository CU Scholar, This new institutional repository will aggregate and disseminate the wealth of scholarly knowledge created under the auspices of the University of Colorado Boulder and its research units. CU Scholar welcomes materials of…

It’s time to Be Open. Make your scholarship Open Access with CU Scholar.

Join the CU-Boulder Open Access research community  @   Increase your scholarly impact with Open Access Demonstrate the impact of your research with metrics Share your research with the world through a permanent url Preserve your work for posterity CU Scholar, an Open Access institutional repository, is a collaborative service of the University Libraries to bring the research and scholarship created by the University of Colorado Boulder community to the World! Questions? Email

Getting Started with VoiceThread: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 10/1


VoiceThread is an online program that allows users to upload pictures, video and documents into a digital slideshow, record or type comments about these media and share the product with others who can record or type their own comments.  In this workshop, we will discuss engaging uses of VoiceThread for the classroom, how to upload and access the media, and the many commenting options. CU-Boulder offers…