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Variety of Books in Fun Reads

Looking for a fun reading idea while relaxing during break? Take a break from your textbooks and essays to discover books about a variety of topics from our Fun Reads picks for this month!

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How to Easily Engage Your Remote Classroom with Streaming Video

Access and Public Services 11.09.2020

As classrooms stay remote across the Auraria Campus, faculty and instructors are looking for new ways to transform their in-person courses into captivating online experiences— and Auraria Library is here to help.

Auraria Library Acknowledgement of Algorithmic Bias in Library Systems

Discovery and Metadata 11.04.2020

Tech companies are attempting to reduce biases and make their search results more objective. If you use Start My Research, and have experienced unsatisfactory search results or facet filtering, take our survey now. 

The Complete List to What’s Available in Our Library Café

Auraria Library 10.21.2020

Planning to stop by our Library Cafe? Great! Things are a bit different thanks to COVID-19, but we’re working hard to create an inviting place to relax, get work done, and access resources— all while following safety guidelines. Check out this list…

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  • What Help is Available?
    Please visit our Safe Return page for the latest updates about what services are currently available.

  • Visit the Ask Us Desk
    The Ask Us Service Desk is located on the first floor of the Library and provides in-person help by answering questions about the Library, Campus, or three Institutions. This service also loans anatomical items, technology items (such as phone charges and calculators), plus course reserves, or textbooks, for some classes. Please visit the Safe Return page for information about when this service will be available.

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    Research consultations are for in-depth and lengthy discussions about research questions. Please use Schedule a Research Consultation Form to request an appointment. We can help you out via Zoom or over the phone. Due to the level of preparation needed, appointments should be made 48 hours in advance. If you need immediate help, please use our 24/7 chat service.


For general library information, as well as for questions about borrowing, renewing, or returning library materials, call 303-315-7763.

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    Take a quick tour to learn about the research tools on this page.