The Colorado Open Scholars is a coordinated, multi-campus group from universities across Colorado. We aim at enhancing collaborations among Colorado universities by addressing challenges & opportunities that Open Access, Open Educational Resources and Open Data present in higher education.

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Who We Are

Colorado Open Scholars is a group of librarians from institutions of higher education across Colorado:

Arthur Lakes Library | Colorado School of Mines
Colorado State University Libraries | Colorado State University
Dayton Memorial Library | Regis University
Strauss Health Sciences Library | University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
University Libraries | University of Colorado Boulder
Auraria Library | University of Colorado Denver
Kraemer Family Library | University of Colorado Colorado Springs
University Libraries | University of Denver
University Libraries | University of Northern Colorado

Upcoming Events


On March 1st 2019, the Colorado Open Scholars will be hosting a summit featuring two panels that center on issues of scholarship as they relate to tenure and promotion. Themes to be discussed include open access as well as shifting ideas around equity and prestige.

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