On Friday, May 24th, Auraria Library and the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries (Alliance) will be hosting the Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) Scholarly Communication RoadShow. This RoadShow covers scholarly communication fundamentals including the publishing landscape, copyright, and library engagement. Auraria Library has also selected two areas of concentration for the afternoon sessions: Scholarly Publishing & Open Access and Open Education, with information about outreach and programming interspersed.


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Heather Joseph, Excutive Director of SPARC, was the keynote speaker for the annual board and member council meeting of the Alliance.  The meeting was held on January 18, 2019 in at the Hilton Interlocken hotel in Centennial.  

You can download the recording. 


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The Colorado Alliance of Research Libaries is moving its data center from its current location at the organization's headquarters to the University of Denver. All Alliance services will be fully down July 16-17 and services will begin to be restored on July 18th.  The purpose of the move is to improve computer security, improve Internet speeds and overall provide a better quality of service.

All Alliance services will be down including: Prospector, Gold Rush, ArchivesSpace, Listservs and anything else that resides on Alliance servers.

We apologize for the inconvenience and will be working with libraries and vendors to get everying restored as quickly as possible.

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Registration for the OER: From Vision to Action Conference is now open.


Jointly sponsored by the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries and the Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA), the conference will be held August 1st and 2nd, 2018 at the Auraria campus in downtown Denver.


Libraries that are members of either GWLA or the Colorado Alliance have a special member rate of $50. Non-members registration rates are $125.00.  Registration rates for the full conference include lunch both days as well as the conference reception.


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