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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get my resource?

eBooks through CCU catalog
What   Online Books, AudioBooks, Music, and Video
How    Click Access Online Button
When   Instantly with 2 exceptions

1. Items through Overdrive Overdrive icon button require one to check them out online.

2. Single use eBooks, where only one patron can access them at at time, will display ebook full text in use messagein which you will have to come back and try again later.

Physical Books, Music, and Video through CCU Catalog

What   CCU's physical/print collection available in the Clifton Fowler Library in Lakewood, CO
How    If item is Available, write down the Call Number Call Numberand locate it within the library. If Unavailable, click place hold button on right side of item, enter name and ID number to process the hold.
When   Access to Available items is immediate or after it is brought back from the off-site storage, Unavailable items have to be returned and the next person on the hold cue will be notified via email that the item is ready for them to checkout.

What   Consortia of libraries in the state of Colorado and University of Wyoming.
How    Click Request it button on right side of item, choose CCU OR choose your local public library, enter name and ID number
When   3-5 days if not currently checked out by another patron

Mobius (Currently unavailable) 
What   Group of libraries, including some seminaries in the state of Missouri
How     Click Request it button on right side of item, choose CCU OR choose your local public library, enter name and ID number
When   2 weeks if item is not checked out by another patron

Denver Seminary Thomas Library and Saint John Vianney Seminary Stafford Library
What   Two local seminaries with theologically heavy resources
How    Visit these libraries, show your CCU ID or anything identifying you as a CCU student. We offer reciprocal borrowing with these libraries through ATLA Reciprocal Borrower Agreement 
When   Travel to these libraries

University of Colorado – Colorado Springs (UCCS)
What   For finding academic materials when you live in Colorado Springs
How   If you are not a UCCS alumni or current student/staff/faculty you can use the Colorado Library Card method. This would require you to bring your current public library card to this library to sign up.
When   Travel to this library

Mesa County Library and Loveland Public Library

What   Utilize Prospector to request CCU and other library materials when you live in Grand Junction or Northern Colorado!
How    Access Prospector from one of these library’s website, click request on right side of item, choose the library you want to pick up your item from, enter name and ID number
When   3-5 Days

CCU shipping

What   CCU will pay to ship to your address, you would pay to ship back to CCU
How    Request an item through CCU, when you get an email that it is ready for pickup, contact the library to have it shipped.
When   3-5 Days (typical USPS mailing speeds)

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