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Auraria Library Course Reserves

Access and Public Services 04.30.2019

Auraria Library offers a course reserves collection including books, DVDs, educational kits and other items to help students access required materials. These items may be either from the library’s existing collection or provided by the faculty members.

Typically, reserves items are checked out for only 2 hours at a time, but the loan period can be made longer at the discretion of the requesting…

Colorado State Library Backpack Program

Access and Public Services 04.22.2019

You can check out Colorado State Park Passes at Auraria Library!

The Colorado State Library Back Pack Program is a partnership between Colorado Department of Education, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Colorado State Library. Auraria Library is a member of this program offers two park passes to Colorado’s 41 state parks and adventure backpacks contain binoculars, brochures and educational activities. Auraria students, staff, and…

Auraria Library Digital Collections: 500,000 Pages!

Special Collections and Digital Initiatives 04.17.2019

The Auraria Library Digital Collections has just surpassed 500,000 pages of digitized content, 509,335 to be precise. This is a tremendous milestone for our digital collections and signifies a critical mass of content that is text- and web-searchable, and, most importantly, free and open to all. Our most voluminous collection is our University of Colorado Denver Theses and Dissertations Collection,…

Celebrate Shakespeare's Birthday with the New Oxford Shakespeare Online

Education and Outreach Services 04.15.2019

Celebrate the Bard’s birthday in April by checking out our New Oxford Shakespeare Online for authoritative texts of his complete works.

This online resource contains three separate divisions: the Modern Critical Edition, with modern spelling and links to background and introductory materials; the Critical Reference Edition, which presents original spelling and links to Quarto and Folio facsimiles,…

April is National Poetry Month – Honoring Abelardo "Lalo" Delgado

Researcher Support Services 03.28.2019

Did you know that April is National Poetry Month?  Arguably the most famous Denver poet is Abelardo “Lalo” Delgado (1931 – 2004).  You can find Lalo’s works of poetry at the Auraria Library. He was a major figure in the Chicano movement, both locally and nationally, in the 1960s and 1970s, and is widely regarded as “The Grandfather of Chicano and Chicana Poetry.”  He…

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