Library News

Half a Million Pages in Auraria Library Digital Collections!

Special Collections and Digital Initiatives 04.11.2017

Well, technically 510,473 pages, but that number doesn't have quite the same ring to it. What constitutes a page? A page is literally a page image in a digitized book or a single photograph. So, we have over half a million of those! Some other boast-worthy stats about our repository:

  • 5,694 titles and 7,397 individual items
  • 101,779 views in March 2017 (our best single month!)
  • 1,420,172 total views over the life of the repository (since April 2014)

Prospector Outage Alert 04.11.2017

Technical Services 04.10.2017

The Prospector service will be down for a scheduled maintenance from 8:00am to 9:00am on Tuesday, April 11.

Outage Begins: Tuesday, April 11, 8:00am 
Outage Ends: Tuesday, April 11, 9:00am 

If you continue experiencing access issues after outage end date, please contact us via Ask Us.

We apologize in advance for any inconvenience, and we thank you for your patience!

Take Your Research to New Heights with InterLibrary Loan!

Resource Management 03.30.2017

Need a book, article, or other items that the Auraria Library or other local libraries don’t have? We can borrow items from across the nation for you. This is a FREE service for Auraria students, staff, & faculty.

To learn more go to:

Digital Collections: First Phase of Minoru Yasui Collection now online!

Special Collections and Digital Initiative 03.17.2017

The first phase of what will surely be a years-long effort in digitizing the Minoru Yasui Collection is now in the Auraria Library Digital Collections. The Minoru Yasui Collection represents the physical remnants of the life and work of prominent Denver social justice activist and attorney, Minoru Yasui. Among other achievements, Minoru Yasui was the head of Denver's Commission on Community Relations, which, during the 1970s and 80s was the city…

New Digital Collection: Histoire de France: The History of France in Comic Form

Special Collections and Digital Initiatives 03.13.2017

The latest oddity to be added to the Auraria Library Digitial Collections is Histoire de France: par l'Image et l'Observation directea comic-form history of France published in 1923. This beautiful example of early comic art for educational purposes was illustrated by Ferdinand Raffin (1870-1948), a French artist who worked primarily in children's literature and magazines like …