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First Year Seminars: Find Your Libraries

The University Libraries on the CU Boulder campus has the largest library collection in the Rocky Mountain region—more than 12 million books, periodicals, government publications, audio-visual materials, microforms, maps, manuscripts, papers and electronic resources. Our libraries offer tons of research and academic services, dedicated librarians, modern and comfortable study spaces, coffee shops and more!

Explore the Libraries

 

Decorative Norlin LibraryNorlin Library on Norlin Quad

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Decorative Music LibraryHoward B. Waltz Music Library in the Imig Music Building

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Decorative Business LibraryWilliam M. White Business Library in the Koebel Building

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Earth SciencesGemmill Library of Engineering, Mathematics & Physics in the Mathematics Building

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Earth SciencesJerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Maps Library in the Benson Earth Sciences Building

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Find a Study Space

Popular First Floor Study Spots

Norlin Commons

24/5 study space with 59 iMac dual-boot desktops. Access after hours is by Buff OneCard swipe at the entrance to the Laughing Goat Café. Group study areas are also available and can be booked online.

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Science Collection / S180

The perimeter of the room is linked with study tables for quiet study.

Southeast Study Space / E103

This area is near the east entrance and is generally a quiet space.

1st Floor Map 

Popular Second Floor Study Spots

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Art and Architecture Collection

Offers a quiet study area on the second floor of Norlin's north side.

Periodicals Collection

The perimeter of the room is lined with study tables for quiet study.

Research Floor

Study areas are located throughout the Research Floor, including moveable chairs, study desks and 33 computer work stations.

West Side Study Room

A large quiet study space located in the Circulation Desk area, just opposite Norlin's second floor west entrance.

  2nd Floor Map 

Popular Third Floor Study Spots

M350

There is a large study area located in M350, contiguous with the AMRC and the PC Computer Lab. There is also a small study area on the main floor of Gov Info, as well as a few study spaces on the main floor of their book stacks.

Graduate Study Suite

A study room for graduate students. Carrels are assigned by the Norlin Circulation Desk.

Norlin Stacks

You will find a quiet space and study desks line the east corridor.

Research Floor Overlook

Tables and study carrels line the perimeter of the third floor overlook.

Special Collections

The corridor area outside of Special Collections has numerous large tables and chairs for study. See photo below.

3rd Floor Map 

Business Library

Music Library

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303-492-6133
buslib@colorado.edu
Book a study room 

Leed's students only

Engineering Library

Earth Sciences

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303-492-6133
engref@colorado.edu
Book a study room 

 

Earth Sciences & Map Library

Earth Sciences

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303-492-6133
maplib@colorado.edu
. Book a study room

Music Library

Music Library

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303-492-6133
mus@colorado.edu
Book a study room 

 

 

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Decorative Norlin Library

Norlin Library

Location
Hours
303-492-7521
reflib@colorado.edu

Earth Sciences

Engineering, Math & Physics Library

Location
Hours
303-492-5396
engref@colorado.edu

Decorative Music Library

Howard B. Waltz Music Library

Location
Hours
303-492-8093
mus@colorado.edu

Decorative Business Library

William M. White Business Library

Location
Hours
303-492-8367
buslib@colorado.edu

Earth Sciences

Earth Sciences & Map Library

Location
Hours
303-492-6133
maplib@colorado.edu