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Paywall: The Business of Scholarship - Brown Bag viewing

Paywall, a documentary which focuses on the need for open access to research and science, questions the rationale behind the $25.2 billion a year that flows into for-profit academic publishers, examines the 35-40%

Discovery Wall


GIS II: Spatial Analysis

Go beyond creating a map with vector data - learn to do analysis in GIS and answer spatial questions with geoprocessing. Registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome!



Open Data! - Help import Denver data to OpenStreetMap

OpenStreetMap is an open map of the world that anyone can edit and use freely. In support of open data, The Denver Regional Council of Governments is making over 1M building footprints with 6cm accuracy available for importing to OpenStreetMap.

Innovation Garage


Data Visualization: An Introduction

Visualizations can help both you and your readers understand your research better. Learn about the different types of visualizations and the elements of a good visualization.



Data Visualization: Tableau Public

Learn to use Tableau Public to create dynamic data visualizations to attract and educate readers. Please bring a laptop if available. Registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome!



Impact Factor & Other Scholarly Metrics

Learn about scholarly metrics such as impact factor, h-index, and altmetrics to help measure the impact of research output. Registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome!



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Text us your questions to 303-848-8444. We’ll answer from 9 am to 6 pm during the week and reply to after hours questions the next morning. (Your provider rates will apply.)


  • Research Tutoring
    Research tutoring is for quick questions, tips, and strategies on finding and evaluating information resources.  Research Tutoring is located in the Knowledge Market on the first floor and is available Monday–Thursday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

  • Research Consultations
    Research consultations are for in-depth and lengthy discussions about research questions. Please use Schedule a Research Consultation Form to request an appointment.  Due to the level of preparation needed, appointments should be made 48 hours in advance. If you need immediate help, please use Research Tutoring.  


For general library information, as well as for questions about borrowing, renewing, or returning library materials, call 303-315-7763.

For research help, call 303-315-7711, Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. If there is no answer, please leave a message and someone will return your call within 24 hours (Monday – Friday).