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Unearthed: Panegyrici Veteres

Special Collections and Digital Initiatives 01.22.2020

Brush up on your Latin, folks, because the latest unearthed tome from Special Collections is the Panegyrici Veteres (aka Panegyrici Latini). Aside from being one of our oldest books (1676), the Panegyrici is an excellent example of the many interesting and rare materials we keep safe here in Special Collections. So, what actually is the Panegyrici Veteres? Well, it's a collection of classical Roman panegyrics, which is a fancy Latin…

Presentations and Papers and Book Chapters and Panels, Oh My!

Auraria Library 01.06.2020

The Auraria Library staff have been busy this year publishing and presenting all over the country, and the world! Here is a list of citations to the papers and book chapters we've written, the panels we've participated in, and the presentations we've delivered in 2019.

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Resolved: Value Line Unavailable

Technical Services Division 12.03.2019

Value Line is currently experiencing some technical difficulties. Their site is unavailable, with a System Maintenance message. They are aware of the issue and are working to resolve it as quickly as possible.

Elsevier/ScienceDirect Update

Technical Services Division 11.21.2019

In December 2020, the Auraria Library’s subscription to Elsevier journals comes up for renewal. Currently, the Library subscribes to all of Elsevier’s journals though the ScienceDirect platform. That’s over 2,700 scholarly journals that cover dozens of disciplines and research areas. The Library subscribes to Elsevier resources through the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries, a group of 15…

Unearthed: The Poems of Ossian

Special Collections and Digital Initiatives 11.19.2019

The latest addition to our collection of literary odds and ends is a curious collection of poems by a fictional poet name Ossian. Originally published in 1760 (our edition hails from 1856) The Poems of Ossian is a collection of poems and prose by Scottish author James Macpherson, who claimed he'd collected purportedly lost ancient Gaelic poems written by fictional epic poet Ossian. There is some debate as to whether…

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