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Happy International Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Special Collections and Digital Initiatives 09.19.2019

Ahoy! In honor of everyone's favorite piratical holiday, Auraria Library Special and Digital Collections is highlighting a handful of pirate-themed resources. The following swashbuckling romances are part of our Paperback and Mass Market Book Cover Collection and showcase the distinctive paperback cover art of the 1950s and 60s, specifically those of nautical romances -- and pirates, rogues, and renegades were common themes in these novels.…

Check Out TI-84 Plus Texas Instruments Graphing Calculator

Access and Public Services 09.12.2019

TI-84 Plus Texas Instruments Graphing Calculators can be checked out at the Auraria Library’s Ask Us desk. Calculators may be checked-out to Auraria campus students, faculty and staff for three days and eligible for renewal. Availability is limited and on a first come first served basis. To renew the loan, bring the calculator to the…

Unearthed: The World Food Programme in Bhutan

Special Collections and Digital Initiatives 09.10.2019

Here in Auraria Library Special and Digital Collections we came across a small collection of United Nations filmstrips. What are filmstrips, you ask? Prior to the advent and availability of video formats, many educational films were produced as short filmstrips, which were still images accompanied by synchronized audio tapes or vinyl records. They were much less expensive--and faster--to produce than motion pictures, so were very…

Kanopy login prompt

Technical Services Division 09.04.2019

At the beginning of last week, Kanopy made a change to their web interface. When users try to access Kanopy offsite via the Auraria Library site, they are now prompted to “Log In To UCDenver”. Once this option is selected, the user is prompted to log in or create a personal account with Kanopy. At this point, they can elect to “skip” the account creation step and be taken to our institutional Kanopy site directly. The main thing to know is that you should click on the “Log In To…

Auraria Library Libqual 2018-2019 Recommendations & Results

Auraria Library 08.19.2019

In the spring of 2018, the Library administered a campus-wide survey designed to measure the quality of library services, spaces, and resources. We had 1,616 responses from undergraduate and graduate students in nearly every discipline, professors, lecturers, administrators, and staff from all three institutions on the Auraria campus. We learned a lot of valuable information.

You helped us identify these particular areas of strength:

  • The library is a comfortable,…

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