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Aerospace Engineering: Course Materials

Course Reserves

The Libraries can provide access to course materials like textbooks through our Course Reserves system.  Course reserves can be print books or ebooks.  Books are placed on reserve at the request of the course instructor.

Study and Read Up

Want to read more about a concept you learned in class?  Need more practice problems?  Find a book or ebook from our collection or digital resources. 

Search all our books and ebooks with OneSearch


Search within ebooks in these STEM ebook collections

Engineering and Business Case Studies

Open Educational Resources (OER)

Open Educational ResourcesOpen educational resources address the high cost of educational materials and inspire a renewed approach to collaborative, social, and open pedagogical practices. The CU Boulder Librarians work alongside faculty, students, and staff to explore these potentials by supporting the adoption, adaptation, and creation of OER.

  • OER remove price and permission barriers to learning.
  • OER are largely born digital enabling sharing, copying, and distribution for near zero cost.
  • OER are openly licensed enabling legal reuse, remixing, revision, and redistribution of content.  


Course Instructors, use some of the resources below to find open materials to teach with. 

Students, find free and open materials to help you study and teach yourself more.


Open Educational Resources from CU Boulder:

Summer 2023: Major System Updates

You'll notice some changes as we work.
  • New Library Catalog: try it out and tell us what you think
  • Prospector will be unavailable from May 19 through Spring 2024. 

Full details on our library services platform migration project & timeline.

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Check Out Books

BuffonecardYour BuffOne Card or photo ID will serve as your library card. 

Undergraduates: most items up to 1 month

Graduates/ Faculty/ Staff: most items up to 6 months

Not finding your book?

Is the book you want checked-out? Or is it a book that CU Libraries does not own?

Both ILL and Prospector/ Mobius are used to fill requests for physical materials that CU Boulder doesn’t have. While Prospector/ Mobius only locates materials within select libraries in Colorado, Wyoming, and Missouri, ILL locates and fills requests for materials held worldwide.


Request the book via Prospector.

In a few business days, you may pick up the book from the circulation desk which you  designate. If what you want isn’t available in Prospector, you may be able to find it in Prospector’s partner catalog MOBIUS, a consoritum of Missouri libraries.

 Still have questions? Visit the Prospector and Mobius FAQ.

Request the book via Interlibrary Loan.

If the book isn't in Prospector or MOBIUS, request it from ILL. Place your request using ILLiadand we do our best to get the source for you from another library. Interlibrary Loan is free for registered faculty, staff, and students and other authorized users at the Boulder Campus.