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Skyline Catalog Has Been Moved

Discovery and Metadata 08.10.2021

Auraria Library has permanently moved the Skyline catalog search from the library website homepage. Start My Research is the primary search tool to search for and access Auraria Library resources. Everything that was discoverable in Skyline is still and will continue to be discoverable in Start My Research. If you would like to search Skyline, you can find a link to it in the footer of the Auraria Library website.  

If you have any feedback about these changes, please…

Skyline Catalog and My Account Planned Outage: July 28th (Resolved)

Integrated Library Systems Administration 07.28.2021

Skyline Catalog and My Account will be taken down for maintenance and migration to a hosted cloud environment on July 28th, 2021. 

We expect these systems to be down the entire day for the upgrade and post migration testing. Should the systems become available any sooner, this news article will be updated.

Thank you for your patience while we work on upgrading Skyline Catalog and My Account in a continuing effort to stay on the forefront of library technology.


Extended Due Dates Ending for Checked Out Library Materials

Access and Public Services 07.16.2021

Beginning Monday, July 19th, 2021, the extended due dates are coming to an end. Auraria Library will begin sending out due date email notices and overdue email notices again. Library users with items checked out will begin receiving emails about checked-out materials that they may not have received during the past year. Users can return all materials to the 24/7 book drops at 10th St. or Lawrence St. Please allow up to two weeks for returned materials to be quarantined…

Use This to Find Your Favorite Children's Book and Empower Your Imagination

Researcher Support Services 07.16.2021

Featured Database: Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD)

You can use databases to easily find organized collections of articles, journals, news, streaming videos, primary sources, data, and more!

Here’s one of our favorites:

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD)

What’s in it?

CLCD contains titles, bibliographic…

Start My Research has a New Look

Discovery and Metadata 07.08.2021

You may have noticed Start My Research has changed in appearance.  The Auraria Library has re-designed the Start My Research interface to match the Auraria Library branding and to be more consistent with the rest of the library website. The functionality of Start My Research has not changed.  You should continue to use it to search for and access books, ebooks, journal articles, streaming videos and more.  

Do you have any feedback about the new Start My Research interface? …

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