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Dialogues of the Carmelites

Award-winning novelist and CU-Boulder professor Jack Maness to discuss historical trilogy

Learner's Lunch: Creating Your Online Professional and Academic Identity

Dialogues of the Carmelites

With the title Dialogues of the Carmélites, the opera by Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) might sound rather mundane. However, this opera…

Black History Month – February 1st to 29th, 2016

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On noticing a lack of recognition of the role of African Americans in history books, son of slaves and Harvard University scholar, Dr. Carter G. Woodson (1875 – 1950), founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History in 1915, which later became the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH). One year later, he began publishing the Journal…

Learner’s Lunch: Test Taking: Thinking Like a Teacher

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Join us to learn tips, hints and techniques to help raise your exam scores. We will also strategize methods for anticipating what content will be covered in your tests and exams. Wednesday 2/3 12-1PM Full schedule for the Norlin Learner’s Lunch Workshop Series Norlin Commons Room E113 Everyone is welcome, no sign-up necessary. Bring your lunch and join us for an hour of learning. For…

Learner’s Lunch: Time Management: The Key to a Successful Semester

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Need a time management tune-up to start the semester out right?  If you felt that last semester felt a bit more stressful than it should have been, you didn’t get things done as efficiently (or effectively) as you had hoped, come to this workshop! Wednesday 1/27 12-1PM Full schedule for the Norlin Learner’s Lunch Workshop Series Norlin Commons Room E113 Everyone is welcome, no sign-up…

Learner’s Lunch: Spring 2016 Workshops

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Please join us for the Spring 2016 NORLIN LEARNER’S LUNCH series of workshops! Wednesdays 12:00-1:00, Norlin E113. Everyone is welcome, no sign-up necessary www.colorado.edu/libraries/events/workshops-seminars 1/27: Time Management: The Key to a Successful Semester Need a time management tune-up to start the semester out right?  If you felt that last semester felt a bit more stressful than it should have been, you didn’t get things done…

Music Inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Next Monday, January 18, 2016, marks the thirtieth time we have celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The federal holiday was first observed on January 20, 1986. However, King’s life (1929-1968) and work have been honored in many ways before then. Many musicians have been inspired by the Civil Rights activist and leader. Here are a few you might want to listen to as a…

University Libraries Launches New Catalog Search and Beta Website

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The University Libraries made a few changes this winter and we’d love your feedback! First, we updated the main catalog search box on our homepage, replacing Chinook Plus with OneSearch. OneSearch will look different than you’re used to, but it’s a faster, more streamlined way to find the materials you need for your research. If you have questions about it, please don’t hesitate to ask…

Exhibit – “And there’s the humor of it”: Shakespeare and the four humors

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William Shakespeare (1564–1616) created characters that are among the richest and most humanly recognizable in all of literature. Yet Shakespeare understood human personality in the terms available to his age—that of the now-discarded theory of the four bodily humors—blood, bile, melancholy, and phlegm. These four humors were thought to define peoples’ physical and mental health, and determined their personalities, as well. “And there’s the humor…

United Nations’ 70th Anniversary

In celebration of the United Nations’ 70th Anniversary, the Government Information Library has set up some books and a small display by the Norlin Circulation Desk. Show us what countries you have visited by adding your own pin to the big world map.  You will also find a great selection of United Nations Infographics scattered throughout the area. Finally, we have included UN publications on…