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Voting and Civic Engagement in Staff Picks!

Learn about the history of voting in the U.S. as well as other ways to participate in civic engagement through the Library's resources curated by our staff.

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Geospatial explorations continue with Maptime Mile High

Researcher Support Services 10.23.2020

The monthly meetings of Maptime Mile High have continued into our virtual times! The next meeting of Maptime Mile High on Oct. 27th will be an exploration of Google Earth Engine!

The Complete List to What’s Available in Our Library Café

Auraria Library 10.21.2020

Planning to stop by our Library Cafe? Great! Things are a bit different thanks to COVID-19, but we’re working hard to create an inviting place to relax, get work done, and access resources— all while following safety guidelines. Check out this list…

Auraria Library statement against library vendors developing surveillance software

Collections Strategies 10.08.2020

We at Auraria Library stand strongly against the direct or indirect development or selling of surveillance data to law enforcement, including ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement).


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Where the Water Goes

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Use this chat box to ask a librarian for research help. We’re available 24/7! (Holidays excluded.)


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    Research consultations are for in-depth and lengthy discussions about research questions. Please use Schedule a Research Consultation Form to request an appointment. We can help you out via Zoom or over the phone. Due to the level of preparation needed, appointments should be made 48 hours in advance. If you need immediate help, please use our 24/7 chat service.


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