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Would you like to find books on a topic? Search by keyword. Would you like to find a specific book? Search by title. This guide provides an overview of books available at the CU libraries as well as methods for requesting books from many more libraries. 

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Chinook OneSearch

Using OneSearch Advanced functions, you may refine your search by title, author, year, language and much more.   

The Library Catalog is the legacy catalog interface for CU collections. Try the advanced functions to refine your search.   

The quickest way to receive materials not available at CU. Request materials that are not available, checked-out, or missing. Prospector is a group of Colorado and Wyoming Libraries.

Prospector FAQ 

Borrow materials and get scans from libraries around the world. Use WorldCat to find what you’re looking for and request a loan through ILLiad. 


 Interlibrary Loan FAQ 

Check-out Books

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Learn about borrowing

Return Books

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Find return locations

Renew Books

ChinookView and renew your books. View your holds and requests. Learn more...             


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