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Learner's Lunch @ Music Workshops for Fall 2014

WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS

COME LEARN WITH YOUR LIBRARIANS & THE LIBRARY COMMUNITY!  The University Libraries offer a variety LEARNING opportunities for you— workshops, consultations and course…

Norlin Learner’s Lunch Workshops: Fall 2014 Schedule

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Norlin Learner’s Lunch Workshop Series Norlin Commons Room E113 Wednesdays 12-1PM Everyone is welcome, no sign-up necessary. Bring your lunch and join us for an hour of learning. For more information please contact caroline.sinkinson@colorado.edu. View calendar 9/17 Reviewing the Literature Tools & Strategies Are you starting a major research project—a senior thesis, or a dissertation? This fifty minute workshop will provide an overview of a variety…

Changes at the Library: Fall 2014

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Welcome Back! We have been hard at work all summer making some changes round the library: here is a snapshot of what you can expect! Services and Spaces Bigger Prospector: Prospector now includes libraries from Missouri and surrounding states. When you are next in Prospector, you may see a link to search MOBIUS. This is the state of Missouri equivalent of Prospector, and we can…

America’s Interstate Highways

Summertime in America means vacation from school and the opportunities for families across the country to vacation together. Many families load up their car and take it on the road for those vacations – in 2009, American tourism spending on gasoline was over $48 billion* – and odds are good that those road trips will take a family over the 45,000+ miles of roads that…

Photo of the Week!

Women in Red Cross uniforms pause for a photo circa 1916.

World War I Nurses World War I inspired many individuals to join the Red Cross, including this group of European women who appear to be in the middle of a training session.  Prospective nurses received instruction on topics including cookery, sanitation and, as seen here, bandages and dressings.  After the successful completion of one month’s probation, new recruits were eligible to accept contracts for longer…

A brief history of the Flag of the United States

Symbols are shorthand; the simpler the better. If, as the saying goes, a picture is supposed to be worth a thousand words, the flag of the United States does a little bit better than the saying, as the Declaration of Independence clocks in at around 1,337 words. The flag’s influence goes beyond that, though, for the most effective symbols evoke not just words and places,…

Photo of the Week!

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In Memoriam: Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Founder of Jewish Renewal, Dies at 89 The father of the Jewish Renewal movement, Reb Zalman as he was affectionately known, skillfully navigated between tradition and innovation and brought new generations of followers to an updated practice and study of Judaism. Always ahead of his time, Reb Zalman brought us progressive ideas including Davvenology, Deep Ecumenism, Neo-Hasidism, Eco-kashrut, Psycho-Halakhah, the…

Photo of the Week!

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The Unexpected Miner This is an image from the Lachlan McLean collection in the Library’s Archives.  Lachlan McLean was a well known photographer to the people around the Idaho Springs area between the 1870′s and 1920′s.  The Archives has around 1,500 glass plate negatives generated by McLean.  For more information on this little know photographer read this book by Duane Smith and Hank Wieler entitled…

Joyeux Quatorze Juillet!

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For those of you whose French isn’t quite there- Happy 14th July, also known as Bastille Day! France’s National Day, the country celebrates with fireworks and parades to honor the beginning of the French revolution in 1789. Interested in learning more about the French Revolution? Special Collections in Norlin holds some awesome pamphlets that date from 1848 onwards. Just want a quick overview? Chinook houses…