To access an ebook or streaming movie, you need to use the link to view the eBook or streaming film above the Location, Call # and Status information inside the item's full record.
If you are off campus, you will be asked to enter your UCCS username and password.
Some instructors put books and movies on Reserve for their classes. Reserve items are available for a short period of time so all students have access to then during the semester. If an item is on Reserve for a class, it is behind the main circulation desk. You need to bring the book's call number to the desk so that circulation staff can find it for you.
Loan times vary by item and can be 2 hours, 4 hours, 1 day, 3 days, or 7 days.
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.
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.
Use the information in the catalog record to determine if it's worth your time to find the book or film.
To locate foreign language materials, first type in your keyword in the Advanced Search option of the catalog.
Then select the a language from the provided list. Finish by clicking on submit.
To locate a book, you first must get the call number and location by searching the catalog. In the United States, we use the Library of Congress (LC) classification system to organize our books. Below is a brief explanation of how LC call numbers are read. Books are arranged from A-Z on the 3rd floor.
Reading LC Call Numbers
If you are unable to locate the book or the book is missing, ask for help at the Circulation Desk.
Look at the Library Map to see how the books are organized on the 3rd floor.