UCB Libraries

About Us

The Leonard H. Gemmill Library of Engineering, Mathematics & Physics is named after one of the university's very successful alumni. Mr. Gemmill earned his B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering here at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1941.


The Library offers a wide array of services to support students, staff and faculty, including in-class instruction and video tutorials, reserves, and phone, email and walk-in reference. The staff includes two Libraries Faculty, three Libraries Staff, and several Student Assistants.



Subject areas

The Gemmill Library collects the literature of engineering, computer science, mathematics and physics.


Books, journals, conference proceedings, technical reports and standards in formats ranging from print to online. The Library purchases materials from a wide variety of publishers in the fields of science and technology.


The collection contains over 155,000 print volumes and 96,000+ microforms.


Of particular note are the extensive collection of technology/engineering literature index and abstract publications, the standards collection that features ANSI and ASTM standards, and the holdings of engineering societies' conference, journal, and report publications. See the Standards Subject Guide for more information.

Suggest an Item for Purchase

To request that the Gemmill Library consider materials (such as books, journals, standards, or other media) for purchase, please send an email to engref@colorado.edu and include the title, author, publication date/edition, and ISSN/ISBN to help us identify the material or use our online Suggest a Purchase form.


New Books RSS

New Titles at the University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries are now available as RSS feeds. View or subscribe to RSS feeds of recent purchases of materials for Computer Science, Engineering, Physics and Math.


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