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Auraria Library Statement of Support for Open Access

Technical Services Division 11.14.2019

Auraria Library supports the widest possible dissemination of the scholarly research and intellectual output of the three Auraria campus institutions. We support open access in the many ways detailed in Auraria Library and Open Access document

Learn about it in the Open Access - Scholarly Communication Research guide.

GeoWeek is Coming!

Researcher Support Services 11.01.2019

GeoWeek is happening in mid-November and there are lot of events occurring along the Front Range, including some in our very own library!

On Wednesday, November 13th, there will be geospatial-centric activities at the Discovery Wall all day, including:

  • Building a photo map of Auraria Campus with Mapillary - bring a jacket, a smart phone and help create a way for students to see our campus from afar.
  • Creating vector art from map data - print your result on a T…

New Digital Collection: Hispanic Link Weekly Report

Special Collections and Digital Initiatives 11.01.2019

The latest addition to Auraria Library Digital Collections is The Hispanic Link Weekly Report. Originally published in 1983 and running for almost 30 years, the Hispanic Link Weekly Report was a product of the Hispanic Link News Service, which was co-founded in 1980 in Washington, D.C. by journalists and activists Sebastiania Mendoza Ericksen and Charlie Ericksen. The Service syndicated thousands of articles over its 33-year run to…

We Want to Hear from You!

Information Technology and Web Services 10.25.2019

It’s hard to believe that Auraria Library’s new website has been up and running for almost two years. Our goal was to create a mobile-responsive and accessible website to better serve your needs. We know that there’s always room for improvement. We welcome you and all members of the Auraria Campus Community to give us feedback and help us to continue improving the website.


Use the Library's Services for Your Next Project!

Information Technology and Web Services 10.11.2019

With many services and resources for the Auraria campus community to choose from, you’ll find what you need right here at the Auraria Library! Take a look at these service highlights to find out what the library can do for you!

Ask Us

Do you have a question or need help with your research? Auraria Library…

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


Text us your questions to 720-438-4446. 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.)


  • What Help is Available?
    Please visit our Auraria Library COVID-19 Updates 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 Auraria Library COVID-19 Updates for information about when this service will be available.

  • 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. 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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    Let's get started with using the library tools!

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