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New Year: Make it Work for You

It's a new year! Maybe you want to take up a new hobby, exercise more, eat healthier, adopt a pet, or connect with long lost friends. Whatever you decide to do, January Staff Picks has ebooks, videos, and databases that can help you think of, start, and continue your exploration.

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Why Online Test Proctoring is Biased, From an Expert

Researcher Support Services 01.13.2021

Research out of the Auraria Library was recently cited in a letter by six United States senators to test proctoring software provider ExamSoft and furthers the conversation about the bias and harmful effects of online test proctoring.

Auraria Library Safe Return Plan

Auraria Library 12.18.2020

The Auraria Library is initiating a phased reopening plan to provide additional resources, while prioritizing the health and well-being of our library employees and users.

How to Collaborate with the Library to Help Students Research Smarter

Education and Outreach Services 12.16.2020

Ensure your students achieve the most from their research by collaborating with the Library Instruction Team.

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