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Marketing & Communications 10.05.2017

It’s hard to believe that Auraria Library’s new website has been up and running for nine months. Our goal was to create a mobile-responsive and accessible website to better serve your needs. We know that there’s always room for improvement. So now that you’ve had a chance to explore the new website, we welcome you and all members of the Auraria Campus Community to give us feedback and help us in fine tuning it.


Auraria Library Renovation Receives Recognition

Marketing & Communications 10.04.2017

Engineering News-Record (ENR) has announced the winners of the 17th Annual Mountain States 2017 Best Projects Competition. Auraria Library’s Renovation was chosen as the Best Project Winner in the Government/Public Building Category for projects located in Colorado, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota. The project was submitted for consideration by Saunders Construction Company. A panel of nine judges including architects, general contractors, green consultants, virtual designers and…

New Special Collections Coloring Book!

Digital and Scholarly Services Division 08.29.2017

As part of a new semesterly tradition, Special Collections has released a brand new coloring book about frontier-era Denver! Using illustrations from James Otis's 1912 work of historical fiction, 

Welcome to the Auraria Library

Auraria Library 08.21.2017

The Auraria Library welcomes the students, faculty, and staff of the 3 institutions that we serve, the Community College of Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver, and the University of Colorado Denver.  The Auraria Library is a space for intellectual discovery, creative pursuits, respectful exchange of ideas, and fruitful collaboration that is devoted to your success. We advocate for intellectual and academic freedom, privacy, confidentiality, rigorous research, diverse…

Statement of Support for the University of Virginia and Charlottesville

Auraria Library 08.21.2017

To our students, faculty, and staff on the Auraria Campus,

The Auraria Library wishes to express our condolences to the victims of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Our thoughts and sympathies are with the citizens of Charlottesville and with the University of Virginia community. We stand in solidarity with their efforts to safeguard their communities from bigots, racists, anti-immigrants, homophobes, transphobes, and anti-Semites.

In December of 2016, we released a…

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