- First Native American Poet Laureate: Joy Harjo
On June 19, 2019, Joy Harjo was named the 23rd Poet Laureate for the United States by the Library of Congress. Ms. Harjo is the first Native American Poet Laureate to be named. She is a full member…
- Challenged & Banned Books
Books and other materials have been challenged or banned throughout history for various reasons. Books are often challenged with the best intentions, such as protecting children from “inappropriate”…
- We’ve Got What You Need!
While you’re settling into the semester, take a few minutes to click around the Auraria Library web page. Oh, the things you’ll find to support your school work and research!
- Academic Writing
Scholarly writing associated with both student research papers and faculty/researcher publishing has their own
- Peaking Your Imagination
Did the name of this feature pique your curiosity? We hope so!
- Religious Beliefs
Religious beliefs may contribute to feelings of joy. They may spark violence. They may be rejected! Whatever your beliefs - or non-beliefs – the Auraria Library works to supply resources to help you…
- Human Performance
What’s the best set of exercises for recovery after a heart attack? What’s the latest research on prosthetics and phantom limb pain? How could robots dance? Are there videos on dance therapy? Are you…
- The Holidays through Children’s Books
It’s that time of year again when many people are celebrating numerous holidays and celebrations. To learn more about these celebrations in a fun way, check out Auraria Library’s collection of…
- Colorado Latino History in Video
Hispanic Heritage Month Resources There is a rich and varied history of Hispanics/Latinos in Colorado. Some of this history has been captured in film, usually by local filmmakers, and sometimes by…
- History Flashpoints
History Flashpoints: Primary sources enrich and inform your classwork and research! A Nobel Prize acceptance speech? News reports on rescued kittens? Your birth certificate? A photo of a victim of…
- Shakespeare’s Gardens
…Now stand you on the top of happy hours, And many maiden gardens, yet unset With virtuous wish would bear your living flowers,
- Researching Nutrition
Check out this month's Featured Resources to celebrate National Nutrition Month and to learn about nutrition, diet, health (and more!) through the resources at Auraria Library.
- The Winter Olympics
The South Korean city of PyeongChang is hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics, where winter sports athletes from around the world will compete in events from curling to speed skating.
- Get Some Culture
Want to learn about a culture you’re unfamiliar with? The books and databases below give you an idea of just how much the Library has to offer.
- Research 101
Are your professors starting to use phrases like “15-page research paper due in November,” or “10-minute presentation by October?” Whether you’re a research expert or novice, the Library’s got you…
- Something for Everyone
Welcome to Fall! Whether you’re a seasoned researcher or new to the diverse services and holdings of campus libraries, you’re guaranteed to find materials, services, and ideas to support and enhance…
- After Graduation
Congratulations! You’re graduating! Your education will make some doors swing wide, and others open a bit. Now, maybe you’re going direct to a job, heading into the job market, thinking about grad…
- Poetry and Taxes
April may be the cruelest month, as T. S. Eliot famously wrote, but in addition to taxes, it is also National Poetry Month—30 days of poetic celebration begun by the Academy of American Poets in 1996…
- Stats, Data, and More
Statistics and data can help you and your readers understand research better and faster. They can also help you understand the background of a topic (is psychologists’ pay going up or down?) and…
- The Psychology of Love
Love. Partners. Hidden crushes. Families. Romantic dates. Friendships. Broken hearts. Pets. February is a month to celebrate love in all of its forms. Or perhaps to move on from an unrequited love.
- Pop Art Project
Pop art emerged in New York and London in the mid 1950’s. Artists prominently featured imagery from mass media and popular culture and drew inspiration from everyday materials and objects,…
- Fun Reads Collection
Located in the Knowledge Market on the first floor. The Fun Reads Collection is Auraria Library’s newest growing collection of popular and best-seller fiction books that has a commitment of support…
- Discover New
Come back here monthly for freshly picked reading and research materials.