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

loveland public library joins prospector

May 14th, 2014 9:39am

Loveland Public Library has served Loveland area residents since 1905. In 2012 a major expansion and renovation was completed. Library services are now housed in a 57,000 sq. ft. building in the Civic Center that also includes a recreation center, Foote Lagoon amphitheater and the municipal building. The library serves a population of 70,000 with...

hathitrust public domain ebooks added to prospector

March 24th, 2014 1:24pm

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 the metadata for over 3 million public domain ebooks and...

problems placing requests in prospector

February 24th, 2014 10:35am

Hello, With the recent upgrade of Prospector, you may have had trouble placing requests on certain items. If this occurs delete your browser history and cookies and try again to place the request.  This usually does the trick.  If this doesn’t work, try placing the request in another browser. You may also have trouble seeing...

problems with prospector updates

February 21st, 2014 12:23pm

The Prospector (Encore) catalog,  is currently out of sync with the Classic Prospector catalog.  While we work on solving the problem with updates to Prospector-Encore, please use the Classic interface to search and place requests in Prospector, . We apologize for the temporary inconvenience. CO Alliance of Research Libraries