Borrowing from CCU and other libraries (for CCU patrons) --
1. Picking up at Fowler Library on Lakewood Campus
Ranked fastest to slowest:
What 380k total items, 306k eBooks, which can be accessed online
How Place holds on physical items from the search page or view online by clicking “access online” (right hand buttons)
When Travel to this library, eBooks are instant
What Consortia of libraries in the state of Colorado and University of Wyoming.
How Click request on right side of item, choose CCU OR choose your local public library, enter name and ID number
When 3-5 Days
What Most of the libraries in the world, only option for articles that CCU doesn’t own
How firstname.lastname@example.org email any information regarding the book or article etc.
When Articles, as quick as 30 minutes, average = 48 hours. Books, 1-2 weeks
What Group of libraries, including some seminaries in the state of Missouri
How Same request system as Prospector
When 2 weeks
2. Travel to another library or if you live in other areas of Colorado; some options are here:
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
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
What Utilize Prospector to request CCU and other library materials when you live elsewhere in Colorado
How Access Prospector, 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
3. Those who live too far from CCU and/or from a Prospector library in Colorado
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)