Use the Kraemer Library Catalog to find books, ebooks, DVDs, streaming movies, CDs, and streaming music owned by the library. You cannot find articles in the catalog! Need articles for your assignment? Search in a database.
If you click on the dropdown box that says keyword, you will see other ways to search the catalog. Make sure you understand the difference between KEYWORD search and SUBJECT search so that you can use both effectively and efficiently when searching in the catalogs.
If you click on the Kraemer Library Catalog Search link you will see more options for how to search in the catalog.
When searching for information on authors remember that if you want material about the author you want to search in the subject index, and if you want material by the author then you search in the author index. Keyword will pull up both.
Is our copy of a book checked out? Not enough books about your research topic at UCCS?
Use Prospector to search the catalogs of other libraries in Colorado! If an item you want is available, place a request and it will be delivered to Kraemer Family Library. You'll get an email when the item arrives.
WorldCat is a catalog of libraries throughout the world, but most are in the United States. This is an excellent resource if you are working on a large project such as your senior thesis or if you are having difficulty finding materials through the Kraemer Library Catalog and Prospector.
You must be connected to the Library VPN when searching this databases from an off-campus location.
You may use the ILLiad Interlibrary Loan service to order materials through WorldCat. Remember that hard copy materials will come through the mail, so it may take two to three weeks for delivery. Do your research early!