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Distance Learners: Borrow

Search materials from libraries around the world. Use WorldCat to find what you’re looking for in a library near you. 


Reciprocal Borrowing

University Libraries participates in several reciprocal borrowing programs with other libraries. This means you may borrow materials from their collections as well! Locate a library near you. 

Requirements to obtain an account vary based on the program. Please check the program's website for the most up to date information on participating libraries and registration requirements.

    Association of Research Libraries/OCLC - member institutions
    Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries
    Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA) [Open to faculty, staff and students]




CU Boulder Campus Libraries

If you are in the area, we'd love for you to visit! 
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!

Decorative photograph of Norlin LibraryNorlin Library on Norlin Quad


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


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


Decorative photograph of the Engineering LibraryGemmill Library of Engineering, Mathematics & Physics in the Mathematics Building


Decorative photograph of the Earth Sciences LibraryJerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Maps Library in the Benson Earth Sciences Building


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