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He’s Back! More research materials now available

Access and Public Services 10.05.2020

Did you know you have access to research materials from libraries 

Library Details Rapid Response to COVID-19’s Arrival in New Report

Administrative Services 09.03.2020

The Auraria Library is proud to launch a new initiative aimed at increasing transparency and highlighting the Library’s role in supporting our students’ academic journey on the Auraria Campus.

“We continually strive to be good stewards of our resources,” said Cinthya Ippoliti, director of the Auraria Library, “We have a strong sense of responsibility to let our users know how we support their goals and address the various tri-institutional priorities for the Auraria Campus.”

5 Ways to Fight Racial Injustice and COVID-19 you Probably Haven’t Heard About

Researcher Support Services 07.20.2020

As our nation moves to recognizes and combat racial injustice while also recovering from COVID-19, you might be looking for ways to make a difference in both areas— and you can! Here are 5 ways to fight racial injustice and COVID-19 using geospatial resources available from our Auraria Library professionals and beyond.

What is Geospatial Data?

“Spatial can be special,” said Diane Fritz, the Auraria Library Geospatial Services Specialist recently featured in…

Auraria Library Statement Regarding Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Auraria Library 06.29.2020

Black Lives Matter 

The Auraria Library stands in solidarity with the protesters demanding justice for Black lives taken by the police. The recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, follow a long and tragic history of violence against Black people in the United States, and we are proud of the members of our community who are speaking out against these injustices. These acts are based in institutional and personal racism, as well as white…

Planned Maintenance for ProQuest Ebook Central on 6/27/20

Technical Services Division 06.25.2020

ProQuest will be performing maintenance to its Ebook Central platform on 6/27 from 10 AM to 1 PM MT, and ProQuest ebooks will be inaccessible during that time window.

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