Library News

New Digital Collection: The Wonderful World of Clothes

Special Collections and Digital Initiatives 01.26.2017

The latest oddity to surface in the Auraria Library Digital Collections is the well-meaning, albeit dated, Wonderful World of Clothes, a 1963 UNICEF publication that is part of our UN/UNESCO collections. With illustrations reminiscent of a certain musical Disneyland attraction, and descriptions of traditional dress, this book was an attempt to expose children and pre-teens to a few examples of global garb styles in an…

Taylor and Francis Databases Outage Alert 01.25.2017 - 01.26.2017

Technical Services 01.23.2017

Taylor and Francis, an Auraria Library database vendor, will be performing system maintenance on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, from 4:00pm (MST) to Thursday, January 26, 2017, at 8:00am (MST).

Outage Begins: Wednesday, January 25, 4:00pm 
Outage Ends: Thursday, January 26, 8:00am 

If you continue experiencing access issues after outage end date, please report the problem using this…

Quiet Study Space For Students and Faculty

Auraria Library 01.18.2017

For Students and Faculty

The Library invites Auraria Campus students, faculty, and staff to enjoy the Quiet Study space for focused study in a comfortable, very quiet, environment.  Located on the Library’s second floor, in the southeast corner.

Quiet Study Space Guidelines

  • For use by Auraria Campus students, faculty, and staff.This is a noise-free area.
  • Please silence your devices and take conversations to the first floor.
  • This is a food-…

New Digital Collection: The Illustrated Works of Goethe

Special Collections and Digital Initiatives 12.22.2016

The latest addition to the Auraria Library Digital Collections is Goethe's Works Illustrated by the Best German Artistsa 10-book set of the works of Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe, the most prolific member of the Sturm un Drang literary movement. While the Weimar Classicism and a general sense of impending, devilish doom of Goethe's words are well-known, the highlight of this 5-volume set are the illustrations. Mostly wood…

Japanese-American Internment Images

Matthew Mariner 12.14.2016

The latest item to be added to the Auraria Library Digital Collections is a series of 35mm slides of Japanese-American internees used in an undated JACL presentation on internment. This small collection of 80 slides contains images of families being uprooted from their homes, boarded onto buses and trains, and relocated…