Interesting Facts About Prospector

  • Prospector includes books, DVDs and CDs!
  • We have incorporated facets for limiting results, book jackets and other design elements
  • If you prefer our classic interface it is still available
  • Prospector has over 12 million unique titles and 32 million copies

Prospector News

prospector deliveries return to normal

November 30th, 2015 12:32pm

The statewide courier system was experiencing delays the last several weeks.  These issues have been resolved and items requested through Prospector should be delivered once again within a week or sooner. If you continue to experience long delays, please contact your local library so they can look further into the issue and contact the courier...

delays in prospector delivery

September 25th, 2015 3:57pm

The statewide courier, which transports library materials  to libraries throughout Colorado and to the University of Wyoming is having some delivery problems lately.  Prospector items may be significantly delayed due to this.  Please be patient while the courier works out these issues.  Prospector items will eventually get to you, but will likely take longer than...

free access to almost one million ebooks through hathi trust

December 12th, 2014 10:16am

Prospector is pleased to announce that the public domain materials from HathiTrust ( have been added to the union catalog.  HathiTrust is a partnership between major research institutions and libraries to preserve the cultural record and make them available to future generations.  Prospector has loaded records for close to  one million public domain ebooks and...

welcome back to school

August 25th, 2014 8:41am

Welcome back to school.. Traditionally, most academic libraries do not collect text books, however, some may be found in Prospector. In addition, many classes have books which are required for class which not be classified as textbooks but are required reading. Many of these can be found and requested through Prospector. A couple of helpful...