Library News

When the Tivoli was a Mall

Matthew Mariner 11.17.2016

As many of you know, our bustling student union used to be a brewery. But did you know that in the 1980s, the Tivoli was a shopping mall? That's right, a mall! Like the Galleria in Los Angeles or The Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota, the Tivoli was once awash with eye-rolling teenagers and tired families looking for last-minute holiday gifts. It even had escalators!

Well, now you can see examples of the old Tivoli Mall in the Auraria Library Digital Collections: …

New Library website coming January 2017!

Auraria Library 11.04.2016

The Auraria Library has developed a new website to replace the current website at http://library.auraria.edu. We think you'll like the new design and its mobile responsiveness because we know you love being able to access the site from any device with ease! The new Auraria Library website is scheduled to officially launch during the winter break.

Test drive the BETA website now!

The BETA website will be accessible…

Auraria Library Celebrates with Re-Dedication Ceremony

Auraria Library 11.01.2016

Friday, October 21st was the Re-Dedication Ceremony of Auraria Library. The successful celebration took place as the Library approaches the final home stretch of renovations that expand the various spaces and resources being made available for students, staff and faculty of the Auraria Campus. Attendees were able to view the generous donations and contributions to the renovation of the Library, explore all the new spaces through a self-guided tour, and take part in…

New in Digital Collections: An Eclectic School Geography

Matthew Mariner 10.17.2016

The latest little oddity to grace Auraria Library Digital Collections is "A School Geography: Embracing a Mathematical, Physical, and Political Description of the Earth." Our own copy is the third book in the "Eclectic Series of Geographies" line and hails from around 1880. Aside from the nifty color maps of continents and …

Renovation Dreams Becoming Realities

Auraria Library 10.15.2016

The mulit-phased renovation of the Auraria Library is transforming the very idea of the term “library”. Renovations are creating a physical and intellectual space specifically designed to support:

  • teaching and learning excellence - research and creative work excellence
  • community engagement and workforce preparation
  • exploration of a rich, diverse information environment

 

The 2015-2016 phase of renovation is the Innovating Dreams phase.…