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Research Assistance & Resources

Chinook: The Library Catalog
Search the Libraries’ holdings for books, journals, videos, microfilm, government documents, databases and more. Chinook Plus or Chinook Classic...which should I use?


Course Reserves / E-Reserves
Find course reserve items selected by instructors to supplement class lectures.


CU Digital Library
Access digitized resources from the University of Colorado System and institutions of the Auraria Higher Education Campus.


E-Journal Finder
Locate online journals.


Find Articles & More
Locate article abstracts, full-text articles, and electronic reference sources. Formerly known as eResources.


How do I ...?
Find articles, connect to library databases from off-campus, get help with research, choose an article database ... and more?


How to Cite a Source

Learn how to create footnotes and bibliographies.


Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
Obtain materials not available on campus.


Licensing e-Resources FAQ
Find out about our license agreements with our publishers and vendors.


My Chinook
View your record, reserve books, set preferred searches, modify your PIN.


New Databases Added to Chinook

Find out what databases the library has acquired.


Off-campus Access / VPN
Learn how to connect to our databases from off-campus.


Program for Writing and Rhetoric (PWR)

Information literacy instruction


Search the unified catalog of academic, public and special libraries in Colorado and Wyoming. Identify and request materials not owned by the University of Colorado at Boulder.


Research & Subject Guides
Use these guides to identify research resources, both print and electronic, by subject.


Research Tutorial -- Public Version
Use this tutorial to learn about the library research process.


RIOT -- Research Instruction Online Tutorial
Use this tutorial if you are enrolled in WRTG 1100, 1150, or 1250.


Scholarly Communication

Create change in the system of scholarly communication in the best interest of the community of scholars here at UCB and beyond.


Trial Databases Added to Chinook

Find out what databases the library is thinking of acquiring.