The Library is excited to announce that we have hired three new employees since last summer! Carlos Duarte, Instruction Librarian, joined us in July 2016. Lisa Steck-Gillen, Library Technician I, was hired in in September 2016. Lynn Gates, Assistant Professor and Director of Cataloging and Metadata Services, started in January 2017. See below for brief interviews with Carlos, Lisa, and Lynn.
The Kraemer Family Library and the UCCS Music Program/Peak FreQuency Creative Arts invite you to a night of libraries, books and music. Beginning at 6:00pm, author Alberto Manguel and Martin Garnar, Dean of the Kraemer Family Library, will lead a discussion on Alberto Manguel's book The Library at Night. At 7:30pm, Manguel and UCCS Music Program Director and guitarist Colin McAllister will perform a recital of music and spoken word.
Suh, Stephen Cho."Introducing K-Town: Consumption, Authenticity, and Citizenship in Koreatown’s Popular Reimagining."Journal of Asian American Studies 19, no. 3: 397-422.
The Library has special hours over winter break. We invite you to continue to use our services and resources over break, so drop by and check out something fun to read or a DVD to watch!
Come check out the library's new displays based on Alberto Manguel's book Library at Night - a book of meditations on the meaning of libraries.
The Library is opening early and staying open late beginning Monday, December 5th, so that students have extended time to study for finals. See below for a complete listing of our extended hours. We'll also have snacks available at the Circulation Desk on December 11th, 12th, and 13th beginning at 5pm. Good luck with finals, everyone!
Did you know that petting an animal may help lower stress? Come take a break from studying while visiting therapy dogs from K9 to 5! They will be in the library December 7th (11am-1pm), December 8th (2:45-4:45pm), and December 12th (11am-1pm).
We are proud to announce that Tabby Farney, Director of Web Services and Emerging Techologies & Associate Professor, is one of ten recipients of the American Library Association's 2016 I Love My Librarian Award.
Need a break from studying for finals? Stop by the No-Study Zones during the week of December 5th to take a break with a different activity each day!
Join the Office of the Chancellor, the Kraemer Family Library, and the UCCS Chapter of the AAUP for a screening of the film Starving the Beast on Thursday, December 1st, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Library's 3rd floor apse. The screening will be followed by a discussion.
Greenwood, D. T. and R. P. F. Holt."Sustainable Development in Affluent Countries and the Neo-Institutionalist Synthesis."Journal of Economic Issues 50 (3): 647-666. doi:10.1080/00213624.2016.1210363.
Join the Library's Just Talk programming series and the Moving Forward Through Violent Times series on Thursday, November 17th, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. in the Library's 3rd Floor Apse for an opportunity to reflect on the national elections and to foster dialogue.
The November library displays celebrates Dia de los Muertos. Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is celebrated in Mexico in early November to correspond with All Saints' Day (November 1) and All Souls' Day (November 2).
The 3rd Annual Kraemer Family Library Intergeneration Storytelling Contest is coming soon! Register to participate or come watch the storytellers in action!
A panel with international students and faculty will discuss the challenges and opportunities they have at UCCS, including topics like cultural adaptation, academic adaptation, and ideas for working with international learners.
Kim, I. "Land Reform in South Korea under the U.S. Military Occupation, 1945–1948." Journal of Cold War Studies 18 (2): 97-129. doi:10.1162/JCWS_a_00639.
The 3rd Annual Kraemer Family Library Intergeneration Storytelling Contest is coming soon! Attend the FINAL storytelling workshop to learn about how to build your story and have the best chance at winning CASH PRIZES!.
Join Dean Martin Garnar, Sandy and Dorothy Kraemer, and the Library's faculty and staff in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the naming of the Kraemer Family Library on Wednesday, November 2nd, from 3:30-5:00 PM.
In this month's Archives display, the focus is on Interning for the Heller Center for the Arts and Humanities.
This month's library display highlights fiction, film, and memoirs from our collection about stories of immigrants who have come to the United States from a variety of time periods and countries.
Myers, Carla. 2016. "Seven steps to help you become more knowledgeable about U.S. copyright law." College & Undergraduate Libraries. 23(3): 343-352.
Smith, Kimbra. 2016."Like the Chameleon Who Takes on the Colors of the Hills: Indigeneity as Patrimony and Performance in Coastal Ecuador." Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 21 (1): 19-38. doi:10.1111/jlca.12188.
The Kraemer Family Library is hosting a Banned Books Readout this Thursday, September 29th, from 11:30am to 1:00pm in the El Pomar Plaza in celebration of Banned Books Week.
September is Intergeneration Month and to join in the conversation JustTalk will host a screening of the documentary CyberSeniors and a discussion will be led afterwards by Martin Garnar and Intergeneration Librarian, Carlos Duarte on Wednesday, September 28th from 4:00 - 5:30pm in the 3rd Floor Apse of the Kraemer Family Library.
We are pleased to introduce the Journal of Copyright in Education and Librarianship, cofounded by our very own Carla Myers, Assistant Professor and Director of Access Services and Scholarly Communications, Tucker Taylor (University of South Carolina), and Andrew Wesolek (Clemson University).
Pearson, J., M. S. Ganio, Z. J. Schlader, R. A. I. Lucas, D. Gagnon, E. Rivas, S. L. Davis, K. J. Kowalske, and C. G. Crandall."Post Junctional Sudomotor and Cutaneous Vascular Responses in Noninjured Skin Following Heat Acclimation in Burn Survivors."Journal of Burn Care and Research.
Banned Books week celebrates our freedom to read by highlighting those books that have been banned, challenged, or even burned here in the United States and around the world due to their content or subject matter. This display features some of the books in the Kraemer Family Library's collection that have been banned or challenged in schools or communities across the U.S.
The Kraemer Family Library is hosting its annual What's New at the Library? event from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 8th, by the main entrance to the Library.
The Kraemer Family Library is excited to announce that we have added two collaboration stations to the library for students working on group projects. The new stations are located in the 2nd floor apse area of the library, by the main entrance.
The Kraemer Family Library is excited to announce our new semesterly email newsletter. The newsletter will highlight new services and resources in the library, upcoming workshops and events, and other news of interest to UCCS students, faculty, and staff.
The Kraemer Family Library is excited to announce our new graphic novel collection, located in the Kraemer Collaboration Area on the 2nd floor of the Library, near the University Center entrance.
This month's University Archives display highlights features and changes in the Kraemer Family Library. Locations of services and physical collections are mapped, electronic resources and technology in the library are described.
Shepherd, M. M. and R. J. Mejias. "Nontechnical Deterrence Effects of Mild and Severe Internet use Policy Reminders in Reducing Employee Internet Abuse." International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction 32, no. 7: 557-567. doi:10.1080/10447318.2016.1183862.
Morgan Shepherd, College of Business
Join Randa Osman, 2016 graduate from the MSc Health Promotion program at UCCS on Tuesday, August 9th from noon to 1 p.m. in EPC 304C for a brown bag presentation on physical activity engagement of international students.
Bingham, A.J. "Drowning digitally? How disequilibrium shapes practice in a blended learning charter school." Teachers College Record. 118 (1): 1-30.
Andrea Bingham, College of Education
Join our discussion regarding the Colorado Springs sit-lie ordinance and the history behind the decision with City Council member Tom Strand and a member of the Human Relations Commission on July 27th from 3:30 - 4:30 P.M. in EPC 304C.
The Kraemer Family Library invites you to try our new search tool for finding books, articles, and more! Please try it out and then take our brief online survey to let us know what you think of it.
This month's library display explores the various roles of women in the American Revolutionary War and highlights the contributions of several specific women.
Snodgrass, J. Josh, Melissa A. Liebert, Tara J. Cepon-Robins, Tyler M. Barrett, Arvind Mathur, Somnath Chatterji, and Paul Kowal. "Accelerometer-measured physical activity among older adults in urban India: Results of a study on global AGEing and adult health substudy." American Journal of Human Biology 28, no. 3: 412-420.
Tara Cepon-Robins, Anthropology
This month's Archives display highlights the history of the UCCS Department of Mathematics -- from its origins in Colorado Springs as extension service adult learning classes for the community to the current department with research specialization.
Mooney, Emily H., Joseph S. Phillips, Chadwick V. Tillberg, Cheryl Sandrow, Annika S. Nelson, and Kailen A. Mooney. "Abiotic mediation of a mutualism drives herbivore abundance." Ecology Letters 19, no. 1: 37-44. doi:10.1111/ele.12540
Emily Mooney, Biology
Join Dr. Chris Bell for a discussion about the state of race and gender representation in the superhero genre - both in comics and in film - on Tuesday, June 14, from 4-5pm in EPC 304C.
This month's library display marks GLBT Book MonthTM, a nationwide celebration of the authors and writings that reflect the lives and experiences of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community.
Plys, E. and M. A. Kluge. "Life-Space Mobility in a Sample of Independent Living Residents within a Continuing Care Retirement Community with an Embedded Wellness Program." Clinical Gerontologist 39, no. 3: 210-221.
Evan Plys (student) and Mary Anne Kluge, Health Sciences
This month's Archives Display highlights the fauna of UCCS. There are animals out there -- from rabbits and deer, to even the occasional bear!
Daniels, E. A. and A. M. Sherman. "Model Versus Military Pilot: A Mixed-Methods Study of Adolescents’ Attitudes Toward Women in Varied Occupations." Journal of Adolescent Research 31 (2): 176-201.
Elizabeth Daniels, Psychology
Liu, J., J. Ma, J. Wang, D. D. Zeng, H. Song, L. Wang, and Z. Cao. "Comorbidity Analysis According to Sex and Age in Hypertension Patients in China." International Journal of Medical Sciences 13(2): 99-107.
James Ma, College of Business
This month's library display highlights the Library's expanding graphic novel and manga collection.
Did you know that petting an animal may help lower stress? Come take a break from studying while visiting therapy dogs from K9 to 5! They will be in the library May 4th (11am-1pm) and May 5th (2:45-4:45pm).
Hoang, Edward C. and I. Hoxha. "Corporate Payout Smoothing: A Variance Decomposition Approach." Journal of Empirical Finance 35: 1-13.
Edward Hoang, Economics
Need a break from studying for finals? Stop by the No-Study Zones during the week of May 2nd to take a break with a different activity each day!
Join us Thursday, April 28th, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., in the Library's 3rd floor apse for a facilitated discussion of the book Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Join us in celebrating National Pet Week and Pause for Paws by submitting your original photo of your pet(s) at play! Images must be submitted by Friday, April 29th.
Join us in the Library Apse on Friday, April 29th, from 2-3pm. Author Jo Ruth will present on her new book We Are Beth-El Nurses: A Heritage of Caring at the Foot of Pikes Peak.
This month's library display focuses on the life of Helen Keller and the Blind and Deaf community.
Kopaneva, Irina, and Patricia M. Sias. "Lost in translation: Employee and organizational constructions of mission and vision." Management Communication Quarterly 29, no. 3: 358-384. doi:10.1177/0893318915581648
Irina Kopaneva, Communication
Holmes, R. M., Haiyang Li, Michael A. Hitt, Kaitlyn DeGhetto, and Trey Sutton."The effects of location and MNC attributes on MNCs' establishment of foreign RD centers: Evidence from China." Long Range Planning.
Kaitlyn DeGhetto, College of Business
Cheesman, E.A., Winters, D. and McGuire, P. "Technology Recommendations." In Mather, N. and Jaffe, L. E. Woodcock Johnson IV: Recommendations and Strategies. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.
Elaine Cheesman and Patrick McGuire, College of Education
This month's library display celebrates the lives and works of the Heller family. Lawrence and Dorothy Heller built a legacy of arts and humanities in the Eagle Rock area of Colorado Springs in the middle decades of the twentieth century.
Are you interested in publishing your research in an academic journal but you're not sure how to start the process? We're offering a workshop series for new faculty and graduate students who are interested in understanding the entire publishing process.
Sure, the libary has books and DVDs available for checkout, but did you know we also loan calculators, phone chargers, and even umbrellas?
MacAulay, Suzanne. "Communities and the Poetic Imaginary: A Folklore Essay on the Poetry of the Wild Project." Journal of Literature and Art Studies Volume 6, Number 2, February 2016, pp. 105-120.
Suzanne MacAulay, Visual and Performing Arts
This month's Archives Display highlights the founding and evolution of Health and Wellness programs at UCCS. The display provides insight into the University focus on the overall health of students over time.
This month's library display celebrates religious diversity around the world.
Starting Monday, February 8th, online reservations can now be made for five additional group study rooms in the library.
Need help organizing citations or figuring out how to display your research in an effective way? Attend one of the library's upcoming workshops on our citation management tool RefWorks and how to design a research poster!
Carter, Stephen D. "The Precise Issue Henry Adams, Global War, and the Role of Force in American History." New England Quarterly 88, no. 4: 555-581.
Stephen Carter, English
Bihun, O., and F. Calogero. "Properties of the zeros of generalized basic hypergeometric polynomials." Journal of Mathematical Physics 56(11): 112701 (15 pp.). 2015. DOI: 10.1063/1.4934884
Oksana Bihun, Mathematics