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Prospector Tutorial: Where to Start

Through Prospector you have access to millions of books, journals, DVDs, and other circulating materials from libraries around the states of Colorado and Wyoming. This guide is to help you learn more about Prospector and how to use it.

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Where to start?

Prospector links all member libraries. If University Libraries does not have what you are looking for, there is a good chance that another library in Colorado or Wyoming does. There are a variety of links that can be used to access Prospector.

From the University Libraries homepage

There is a link to Prospector under the main Compass search box and the Research Guides on the library homepage.

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Compass Search

While searching in the Compass catalog, a link to Prospector is available below the listing of facets on the right side of the screen. After performing any search, look to the right side of your screen to find the Prospector link. Clicking on the link will perform the exact same search from Compass in Prospector, whether you are searching by keyword or looking for a specific title.

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