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The University Library

LARC 2nd Floor Computer Lab Welcome to the University Library at Colorado State University - Pueblo. This library is for you. We hope you will find both our online and our physical spaces inviting and easy to use.

We work closely with faculty across all the colleges to ensure that the Library's collections support teaching and learning. We also work closely with faculty and students to promote research and learning. We work closely with Information Technology Services to ensure that you have access to the technology you need for research and projects.

Let us know if you have any suggestions or comments. We would love to hear from you! What's on your mind?

Rhonda Gonzales

Dean of Library Services

Vision

The Colorado State University - Pueblo Library is the gathering place where the campus and community come together to interact, access information and ideas, learn, collaborate, and create.

Mission

The Colorado State University - Pueblo Library supports the university's mission of fostering academic excellence, student success, and diversity by teaching students to identify, evaluate, and apply information resources effectively; providing access for CSU-Pueblo to high-quality information resources and services that support teaching, learning and research; and promoting cultural appreciation and lifelong learning throughout the campus and community.

Guiding Principles

The following principles provide the common threads for priority recommendations/activities. The University Library:

  • The University Library is focused on providing excellent service to its users.
  • The University Library collaborates with all other university departments and all its users to help further the university's mission.
  • The University Library provides a welcoming and supportive academic environment.
  • The University Library uses current technology to facilitate access to information.
  • The University Library is a teaching institution.
  • The University Library is a catalyst for creative and intellectual activity.
  • The University Library promotes and preserves the intellectual capital of the university.
  • The University Library affirms the principles of intellectual freedom embodied in the American Library Association's Bill of Rights.

Profile

  • 350,000+ books and government documents
  • 8,000+ CDs, DVDs, and videocassettes
  • Access to over 100,000 print and online journals
  • Access to over 100 online databases
  • University Archives and Special Collections

The library's services include:

  • print and online course reserves
  • borrowing materials from other libraries
  • teaching research skills
  • research consultations
  • multimedia workstations
  • laptops available for checkout
  • printing and photocopying