Library News

As of Feb 28 and per campus policy, library building access is only for CU Anschutz students, faculty, and staff with their Anschutz campus badge ID for 24/7 access. The library building remains closed to all others. Students and employees in the building should adhere to campus protocols at all times.

Chinese medicine samples and books from library collections

In honor of the Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Anschutz Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement hosted an event titled “Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month: A Celebration of Diversity Within the Asian Pacific Islande

Available Gadgets at the Library

The Strauss Library has many gadgets available for checkout. We have Laptops, noise-cancelling headphones, power strips, device chargers, ring lights and much more! Interested in looking at the rest of our gadgets available? Please visit our Gadget for Checkout Page here: https://library.cuanschutz.edu/services/onsite-services/gadgets-for-checkout.

fabric pieces with positive messages for assault survivors

In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Phoenix Center at Anschutz has created an interactive art space in the Strauss Health Sciences Library's third floor gallery. Visit this space for the opportunity to add your thoughts, feelings, and concerns surrounding sexual violence. T-shirts, fabric, and art supplies are available to create our own contribution and express yourself in safe and supportive space. The exhibit will be in place for the month of April.

Announcing WiFi hotspots at Strauss Library for student checkout.

Strauss Library has acquired Franklin T9 Mobile Hotspots for circulation. Today’s learning environment requires the usage of the Internet and proper data connection to give students access to journals, databases, ebooks, and other online resources. Often that means getting this information on the go.  If you’re in need of a convenient, lightweight, and portable way to access the internet, stop by the Strauss Library and check out a hotspot today.

You may have noticed that the library’s blog on WordPress has been taken down. The library will now have the blog as the Library News on the new website. You can see blog posts in the News section on the homepage, and see all blog posts by clicking on ‘Click here for more Library News’. This will take you to a webpage with all the library’s current blog posts.

Nature Cancer eJournal cover from February 2022 showing rocks stacked into a tall formation with a crab skeleton in the shadows.

The library now has access to the eJournal Nature Cancer. Launched in 2020, Nature Cancer provides a forum through which the cancer community share cancer-related advances across the life, physical, applied and social sciences.

walk station and bike station

Strauss Library currently provides five walk stations and two bike stations for health and wellness. Stay in motion while you work and study. Three walk stations and a bike station are located on the first floor. The third floor of the library hosts one bike station and two walking treadmills. Give them a try next time you are in the library. We are planning to put out a third bike station soon!

cute frog wearing headphones

Noise-canceling headphones are available for checkout and use in the library. With more students in the library and a few more meeting events occurring, you might need some extra quiet and focus to get your work done.

World War Two era plane flying.

If any of our readers also receive the CU Anschutz Today newsletter, they may have noticed that one of the archival items in the library’s archive was recently featured! Access the article here: Scribbled Notes on Scraps of Paper Tell WWII POW’s Tale of Sheer Will

The article describes Dr. Jack Comstock’s life and experiences, and is part of a series of five articles about Dr. Comstock. Dr. Comstock survived the forced Bataan Death March by the Japanese in the Philippines.