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Maptime Mile High Meeting

Maptime Mile High will be hosting a talk by Will Carter on web mapping big data. The amount of big data that is collected is continually growing.

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MSU Denver Three-Minute Talk Competition

The MSU Denver Office of Graduate Studies is honored to bring the Three-Minute Talk competition, which is a subset of the 3MT developed by The University of Queensland to MSU Denver.

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Wellness Redefined: Physical Wellness

Presented by the Health Center at Auraria. Physical activity and nutrition have a direct impact on both our physical and mental health.

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Wellness Redefined: Social Wellness

Presented by the Health Center at Auraria. As humans, we are driven towards social connection. Having social relationships increases our ability to manage stress and boosts "feel good" chemicals in our brain.

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Wellness Redefined: Emotional Wellness

Presented by the Health Center at Auraria. Emotional wellness consists of our reactions to situations, internal experiences and our ability to manage these experiences.

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Wellness Redefined: Financial Wellness

Presented by the Health Center at Auraria. Recent college data have indicated that financial stress is a top 3 stressor for students. Attendees will learn about financial goal setting, safe savings, and tracking spending habits.

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Ask Us Chat

Use this chat box to ask a librarian for research help. We’re available 24/7!


Text us your questions to 303-848-8444. We’ll answer from 9 am to 6 pm during the week and reply to after hours questions the next morning. (Your provider rates will apply.)


  • Visit the Ask Us Desk
    Stop by the Ask Us Desk for help. The Ask Us Service Desk is located on the first floor of the Library.

  • Research Tutoring
    Research tutoring is for quick questions, tips, and strategies on finding and evaluating information resources.  Research Tutoring is located in the Knowledge Market on the first floor and is available Monday–Thursday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

  • Research Consultations
    Research consultations are for in-depth and lengthy discussions about research questions. Please use Schedule a Research Consultation Form to request an appointment.  Due to the level of preparation needed, appointments should be made 48 hours in advance. If you need immediate help, please use Research Tutoring.  


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

For research help, call 303-315-7711, Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. If there is no answer, please leave a message and someone will return your call within 24 hours (Monday – Friday).

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

  • Start My Research

    This is a quick search option for finding research materials. Enter your search terms to find books, articles, media and more.

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  • Limit Your Search

    You can limit the search to narrow down your results. For example, limit to “Books Only” to find books and ebooks, or “Media Only” for streaming videos.

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  • Research Tools

    Research menu gives you options for in-depth research. Go to Databases List to find the library's subject or format-specific databases for your research.

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