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Researcher Support Services 03.06.2019

With archival material dating back to 1970, GenderWatch provides authoritative historical and current perspectives on the evolution of gender roles. GenderWatch supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) studies, family studies, gender studies, and women's studies with a unique interdisciplinary approach. Combining hundreds of academic, gray, and popular literature titles, GenderWatch…

Discover New Materials - March Highlights

Information and Emerging Technology Services 03.05.2019

Go beyond Black History Month and expand your cultural knowledge with this month's Discover New picks!

Want to discover more? Please visit and bookmark the New Materials List. New resources are added to the list monthly.

"Instead of textbooks I could have bought..."

Researcher Support Services 02.28.2019

What if no-cost Open Educational Resources were assigned instead of pricey textbooks? What would you have done with the money saved?

As professors consider no-cost textbook alternatives, let them know how you might have used the money saved from textbooks! Share your answer!

Instead of textbooks, I could have bought…


Resource Highlight: BuildingGreen

Education and Outreach Services 02.05.2019

Would you like to help build a future with more environmentally friendly homes and communities? Do you enjoy walkable downtown areas? How about natural lighting indoors in winter? If any of these aspects of healthy communities appeal to you, check out the Auraria Library's BuildingGreen database.

BuildingGreen supports students and professionals who want to learn about or build structures and public spaces using sustainable methods and materials…

Getting Philosophical

Researcher Support Services 01.23.2019

As you consider ideas and questions in life, the thoughts and philosophies of others may enrich your own viewpoints.  See the library’s Philosophy guide for strategies on finding a range of media and reading materials covering an intriguing range of philosophies!

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