NEWS

August, 2012


Rabid bat found in Canon City Public Library [1]

July, 2012

Pike's Peak Library video producer wins regional Emmy [1]

June, 2012

Douglas County Libraries' e-book model to be adopted by leading library technology developer Bibliotheca for worldwide distribution  [1]


May, 2012

Over a thousand on Colorado library wait lists for Fifty Shades of Grey  >>>

Colorado business librarian win RUSA BRASS Morningstar Public Librarian Support Award  >>>

Westminster Library recruiting up to 100 teen volunteers for summer reading program  >>>

Englewood Library joins Marmot network  >>>

Racy erotic book banned in other states has thousands on waiting lists in few Colorado libraries that carry it. Example: Pike's Peak Library District  >>>

Libraries partnering with other entities brings economic benefits for libraries in Colorado and other states  >>>

Douglas County Libraries keeps wowing the library world with revolutionary e-book platform and content to be marketed to other libraries [1] [2]

Durango residents discover that wi-fi is still available even when the library is closed  >>>

Anythink libraries' economic impact a model for the nation  >>>

April, 2012

DU library assistant wins Amazon novel-writing award  >>>

Loveland Public Library named 2012 award winner for innovation in technology  >>>

Pueblo native and CU grad wins prestigious ALA award  >>>

Colorado experience: library customer service a model for the business world?  >>>

70,000 books given away to four-year-olds: Fort Morgan among libraries participating in "One Book 4 Colorado"  >>>

Colorado recognizes 47 Highly Effective School Libraries  >>>

First-of-its-kind national library conference to be held in Telluride [1] [2]

Angry geese greet patrons of Fort Collins library  >>>

Colorado's 2011 library referenda strike out, unlike most states  >>>

AskColorado virtual reference to expand to California? >>>


March, 2012

Pueblo to add three branch libraries  >>>

Statewide shared oral-history repository underway  >>>

Denver Public Library launches social networking site to digitize neighborhood histories  >>>

Full-Time school librarians linked to higher student reading scores, according to Colorado study  >>>

Carbondale to get new branch library  >>>

Poudre River Library fundraising campaign in gear  >>>
Colorado librarian exposes phony "predatory" journals  >>>

Colorado librarian exposes phony "predatory" journals  >>>

February, 2012

One Book 4 Colorado announced by Lt. Governor Garcia  [1]  [2]

Fleming Library recognized as "one of the six most successful"  >>>

Delta County libraries hurting - property values, tax revenues down. Fundraising effort called for  >>>

One of the largest nature libraries needs a new home  >>>

Four ancient spruce trees down, one new Carbondale branch library up  >>>

Public Computer Center grant impacts Colorado libraries  >>>

January, 2012

Boulder library has found a solution to its security problems  >>>

Bank on it: a library branch in a financial institution  >>>

Occupy Littleton gets launched at Bemis Library  >>>

After more than 50 years, Boulder library's popular Storytime reader is dumped--er, replaced [1]  [2]  [3]









December, 2011

Glenwood Springs victory: new library to be built in historic downtown [1] [2]  [3] [4] [5]

While Colorado libraries are cutting back, here's one that is remodeling and expanding >>>

State budget cut restorations good news for libraries  >>>

Aurora City Council puzzles over how to fund libraries  >>>

SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) vote delayed  [1] [[2]] [3]] [4]

A new e-mail list - School Library Hotline - provides support, ideas, collaboration, professional development opportunities, and more for school librarians statewide  >>>

Controversial library director declines new contract; citizens' group examines her spending [1] [2] [3]
 
Colorado history collections will be part of library in the new History Colorado Center  >>>

Small town library has a positive impact on the rec center  >>>


November, 2011

Colorado's nine "all-star" libraries' total ranks seventh in the nation for 2011  >>>

After bond issue failure, Grand Junction's Central Library to expand with no public debt or tax increase  >>>

Colorado State Library on board with other states to support Internet Archive's Open Library >>>

Anythink wins grant competition to design digital learning lab for teens  >>>

Economical alternative to print books: Englewood Public Library is loading up on NOOK eBook readers >>>

The library is for the birds? Inebriated man releases pigeons in CSU library  >>>

“Food for Fines” program for needy launched at UCCS library  >>>

The future of student printing in question on Colorado State campus  >>>

A CU psychologist explains why students study better in a library  >>>


October, 2011

Douglas County Libraries lead paradigm shift, melding e-publishing with library digital-rights management and ownership [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] See also: [1] [2] [3]

The new Colorado Virtual Library (CVL)  launched with 3 content collections: CO Histories, Tech Help, and Tools for Tough Times  >>>

Jeffco Library's green modifications save $220K per year  >>>

Colorado elementary school library becomes the first in the US to switch from the Dewey system to the bookstore model [1]


September, 2011

Growing national bed bug problem hits Longmont library [1]

August, 2011

"Highly Effective School Library Program" sets new competency standards for Colorado school librarians  >>>

July, 2011

Jeffco Public Library enters agreement with III's new Sierra ILS platform  >>>

June, 2011
Awareness campaign launched for dozens of computer centers providing Internet access to Colorado rural communities  [1] [2]

April, 2011

DPL one of top 10 libraries to take a tour, according to Library Journal's Rebecca Miller  >>>

March, 2011

Colorado public library use increased during recession  >>>

February, 2011

Colorado and Kansas libraries collaborate to reduce costs of interstate ILL  >>>

Undated feature stories

Colorado's Historic Newspaper Collection: Bringing History to Life  >>>
Colorado among states with haunted libraries  >>>
Rip-Roarin' Hospitality: Menus at Colorado College  >>>


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Towards Demonstrating Value: Measuring the Contributions of Library Collections to University Research and Teaching Goals - by Denise Pan, Gabrielle Wiersma, and Yem Fong - April 2, 2011  >>>

Local Distance Education Students: An Academic Library’s Services to Students Across the State of Colorado - by Bethany Sewell - Colorado Libraries Vol. 35, no.4 (2011) >>>

Math Branding in a Community College Library – by Malcolm Brantz and Edward B. Sadowski - Community & Junior College Libraries, v16 n3 p153-156 2010  >>>

Research Library Collaboration in Colorado – The Birth and Early Evolution of CARL - by Steven Fisher - Collaborative Librarianship, Volume 1 Number 3 (12 August 2009)  >>>

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