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Auraria Library Statement Regarding Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Auraria Library 06.29.2020

Black Lives Matter 

The Auraria Library stands in solidarity with the protesters demanding justice for Black lives taken by the police. The recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, follow a long and tragic history of violence against Black people in the United States, and we are proud of the members of our community who are speaking out against these injustices. These acts are based in institutional and personal racism, as well as white…

Planned Maintenance for ProQuest Ebook Central on 6/27/20

Technical Services Division 06.25.2020

ProQuest will be performing maintenance to its Ebook Central platform on 6/27 from 10 AM to 1 PM MT, and ProQuest ebooks will be inaccessible during that time window.

Scheduled Maintenance for Factiva on 6/13/20

Discovery and Metadata 06.11.2020

Access to Factiva will be unavailable from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM MT on 6/13/20 due to scheduled maintenance.

Auraria Library COVID-19 Information

Auraria Library 06.04.2020

The safety and security of Auraria Library users continue to be our top priority as we monitor the impacts of COVID-19.

With this in mind, the Auraria Library’s physical facilities will be unavailable after Tuesday, March 17, at 5 p.m.; however, many library services and resources are available remotely.

How to Access Online Resources

All students, faculty, and staff of the Auraria Campus can access resources such as eBooks,…

Remote Mapping & the Mapping Prejudice Project

Researcher Support Services 06.03.2020

During this time when we continue to work from home and the world around us is turning over, it can be hard to know how to direct our energy. Contributing to remote mapping and data projects is one way to help make our world better.

My role at Auraria Library is to help with geospatial data and methods in research. One of the aspects of my job is teaching people how to contribute to geospatial data. For example, our last meeting of…

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