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

Search CU collections using the Library Catalog. Try the advanced functions to refine your search.   

Prospector borrowing is currently unavailable.

Borrowing through Prospector has been paused. You may be eligible to continue to request through Prospector if you are affiliated with other participating libraries, which include many Colorado public libraries. Request books from Colorado libraries that will come in just a few days. Use to request books Boulder doesn't have, or that are checked out.

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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. 


 More about Interlibrary Loan

Check-out Books

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Learn about borrowing

Return Books

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Find return locations

Renew Books

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