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Special Collections Resources Tapped for Auraria History Project

Special Collections and Digital Initiatives 03.09.2017

The CU Denver 4244/5244 - History Museums, Exhibits, and Education class recently took on the task of digitally telling the history of Auraria. Students from Dr. Rebecca A. Hunt’s class explored resources in Auraria Library’s Special Collections for historical information and images to complete three projects.

Students redesigned an exhibit in St. Catejan’s Church, recorded podcasts for historical Auraria campus…

New Digital Collection: A Plan for Black Liberation - Articles by the Progressive Labor Party

Special Collections and Digital Initiative 02.22.2017

New to Auraria Library Digital Collections is A Plan for Black Liberation a 1969 booklet collecting articles by the Progressive Labor Party (PLP) concerning the progress of civil rights in the United States. This booklet served as a corrective measure in realigning the PLP's position on civil rights with the Black Liberation Movement's goals. The organizations, both with roots in the Communist Party USA, were highly…

New Digital Collection: Denver Urban Art Directory

Special Collections and Digital Initiatives 02.07.2017

The Denver Urban Art Directory is a new project by Auraria Library that collects images of murals, street art, sculpture and other examples of visual artistic expression in the City of Denver. The aim of this project is not just to collect images of urban art, but to involve our users and the general public in the process. Therefore, most of the images in the Directory were submitted by people like you! These generous submissions help…

New! MakeLab Space To Open Soon!

Marketing & Communications 02.07.2017

The much anticipated opening of the MakeLab - the home of 3D printing and scanning in Auraria Library has been scheduled for Thursday, February 23rd from 10:00am to 6:00pm. Take advantage of one-day only extended hours and stop in for 3D printing and scanning demos, coffee and snacks and an opportunity to make your own 3D printed cookie cutter. In addition, a new 6-workstation MakeLab Computer Zone featuring 3D modeling software and tools will be open during regular Library hours.

Knowledge Market

Marketing & Communications 02.07.2017

The Knowledge Market is located on the first floor, near the 10th Street Entrance. Research Tutoring is available from Auraria Library Staff Librarians. Take advantage of the services offered by The Writing Center and Open Lab Tutoring. Or take a study break and browse the Fun Reads Collection that can also be found here.

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