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

library closures during the holidays

December 19th, 2014 10:17am

The following libraries are closed during the holidays and as a result their holdings won’t be available through Prospector. Colorado College-December 12-January 4 Colorado Mesa University December 19-January 4 Regis University-December 24-January 4 University of Colorado Boulder December 19-January 4 Most Prospector libraries will have limited hours during the holidays.  Be sure to call ahead...

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...

prospector partners with mobius (missouri) to bring 27 million additional resources to users

August 5th, 2014 2:00pm

Prospector has expanded to Missouri!  Yes, you heard it right.  Prospector is now connected to MOBIUS, a 501(3) C Non-profit Consortium based out of Columbia, MO, with  over 70 member libraries, representing a mix of public, academic and special libraries in Missouri. Patrons will now have access to over 27 million items in the MOBIUS...