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Ebook Central unavailable Saturday July 20th

Technical Services Division 07.16.2019

Ebook Central will be unavailable on Saturday July 20th from 10 am - 1 pm due to scheduled maintenance.  If you have trouble accessing any of the titles on Ebook Central outside of this time period, please contact the Auraria Library Troubleshooting Team.

Wifi Hotspot - Mobile Beacon

Access and Public Services 07.05.2019

Wifi Hotspot - Mobile Beacon device is available in Auraria Library. This hotspot services provides a wireless connection virtually anywhere with 4G LTE speed. You can stay connected up to 12 hours.

The checkout period is two weeks. You can put hold on them to check them out when they are available.

What is in the box?

  • Micro USB Cable
  • Charger
  • Wifi Hotspot
  • Instructions Card

Watch Live Stream of Total Solar Eclipse on July 2nd, 2019

Education and Outreach Services 06.28.2019

Join Auraria Library, on July 2 at 2:00 pm Mountain Time (MT) to watch the Total Solar Eclipse Live from NSF’s Cerro Tololo Observatory in Chile, via Exploratorium. The total solar eclipse will be visible from a narrow part of the South Pacific Ocean, Chile, and Argentina.

What is Solar Eclipse? What you’ll see is the Moon covers the Sun. The Sun looks completely blackened. You’ll only see the…

In Honor of D-Day: The 442nd Combat Team

Special Collections and Digital Initiatives 06.06.2019

In honour of D-Day, the day when Allied forces invaded northern France to open a new front against the Third Reich, we want to share an interesting item from our collections. Published in 1979, The Story of the 442nd Combat Team is a booklet covering the history and deployments of the 442nd Infantry Regiment, a US Army unit that was composed almost entirely of Americans of Japanese ancestry. Along with the 100th Infantry…

Unearthed: Examples of Gothic Architecture

Special Collections and Digital Initiatives 05.29.2019

We recently stumbled upon and digitized the first volume in a series of plate collections featuring examples of Gothic architecture. This series, entitled Examples of Gothic Architecture: selected from various ancient edifices in England, was collected in 1838 by renowned English architect and historian, August Welby Pugin alongside his father, Auguste Pugin. Among other things, the younger Pugin was famous for helping revive…

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