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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…

Auraria Library Statement of Support for Open Access

Technical Services Division 11.14.2019

Auraria Library supports the widest possible dissemination of the scholarly research and intellectual output of the three Auraria campus institutions. We support open access in the many ways detailed in Auraria Library and Open Access document

Learn about it in the Open Access - Scholarly Communication Research guide.

GeoWeek is Coming!

Researcher Support Services 11.01.2019

GeoWeek is happening in mid-November and there are lot of events occurring along the Front Range, including some in our very own library!

On Wednesday, November 13th, there will be geospatial-centric activities at the Discovery Wall all day, including:

  • Building a photo map of Auraria Campus with Mapillary - bring a jacket, a smart phone and help create a way for students to see our campus from afar.
  • Creating vector art from map data - print your result on a T…

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