RaD Virtual Services

The Rare and Distinctive Collections Virtual Reading Room is now open! Get face-to-face help with Archives, Special Collections, Government Information & Maps! We’re open M-Th 11am-3pm & T-TH 7-8pm.

You can also schedule a consultation or email rad@colorado.edu.

There are many ways to get help with our Rare and Distinctive Collections - including Archives, Special Collections, Government Information, & Maps. At this time, we are unable to fulfill many immediate requests, but we are happy to get you started 

  • Visit the RaD Virtual Reading Room

    for basic help or referrals

    • Mondays-Thursdays from 11am-3pm

    • Tuesdays-Thursdays from 7-8pm

  • Schedule a consultation (Please allow 2-3 business days)

  • Email us at rad@colorado.edu 

    • We may take longer than usual to reply to email reference requests, as our staff are onsite for limited hours each week. We can fulfill PDF reproduction orders in limited quantities with priority given to CU Boulder faculty, staff, and students. Very limited photocopy or other digital reproduction orders can be fulfilled at this time.

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we navigate this unprecedented situation. You may find regular updates about the campus response to coronavirus and ways to protect yourself at colorado.edu/coronavirus.

Important Information

Digital Photography Use Agreement

Private and Personally Identifiable Information Agreement Form (for those using collections that might include private or personal information)

FAQs for Reproduction Use (forthcoming)