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History of the Book

This libguide contains resources pertaining to the history of printing and the history of the book as they were developed in Western Europe beginning in the Middle Ages.

CU Libraries Digital Library

The links listed here connect the reader to resources that the University Libraries at the University of Colorado Boulder have digitized.

The Digital Library includes visual images and audio and video files.

Rare and Distinctive Collections has digitized images of many of its Medieval Manuscripts holdings.

Fall 2021: Libraries hours, service updates

All five campus libraries are now open. Read about open hours and other important service updates.

Rare and Distinctive Collections


Classroom: Norlin M350B

Reading Room: Norlin E1B43