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Auraria Library Statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

As a library, we denounce all acts of injustice, inequity, and violence against people based on their ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, nationality, and religion. Read more in our statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

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Auraria Library Safe Return: Phase I

Auraria Library 07.06.2020

The Auraria Library’s 10th St. bookdrop will reopen. Auraria Library users will be able to return materials to the bookdrop between Monday at 10 a.m. to Friday at 3 p.m. The bookdrop will be closed and locked Saturdays and Sundays.

Auraria Library Safe Return Plan

Auraria Library 07.06.2020

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. Library leaders will continuously assess safety during each phase and will…

Remote Mapping & the Mapping Prejudice Project

Researcher Support Services 06.03.2020

Remote mapping can be a way to map and contribute to data for making our world better. Read this post to learn more about OpenStreetMap, Zooniverse and the Mapping Prejudice project.


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