Online Library

The University of the Rockies Library provides university-wide access to a variety of online research resources. These resources are available on the library's web page, which is accessible through the Student Portal or through your online classroom.

Instructional aides for resources and services are also available on the web page. These aides include: information on copyright and plagiarism, tip sheets for searching the databases, links to useful websites, information resources, and more.

Some of the services available to you include assistance from librarians, online databases, the Rockies Writing Center, and interlibrary loan.

Online Databases

In a world where digital access is becoming increasingly more common in the academic arena, it is important that you have access to first-rate online resources. The electronic resources available to you include scholarly journals and peer reviewed articles, magazine articles, ebooks, videos, newspaper articles, book reviews, dissertations, conference papers, government reports, and more.

The following list includes some of the online academic resources available to you as a Rockies student, faculty member, or staff member:

  • Brain Navigator
  • Business Source Complete
  • Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works
  • Counseling and Therapy in Video
  • Films on Demand
  • Journal of Psychological Issues in Organizational Culture
  • Mental Measurements and Tests in Print
  • Oxford University Press
  • ProQuest Central
  • PsycNET
  • SAGE
  • Sage Research Methods
  • SPORTDiscus

The Rockies Writing Center

The Writing Center is an online resource accessible through the library's web page that will guide you as you develop academic writing skills. It contains APA style guides, resources for developing thesis statements, tutorials for MS Office, and material on how to conduct research effectively. In addition, the Writing Center is staffed by professional Writing Coaches who will review your paper and provide feedback on grammar, clarity of language, and APA style.

Interlibrary Loan Services

Interlibrary Loan allows you to obtain articles and other documents that are not currently in the Rockies Library's electronic collections. A Rockies librarian can help get these materials for you.

Contact Information

University librarians are available for research assistance by email or telephone seven days a week. You can reach our librarians at 719.442.0505, ext. 1682. You can also email

Alternatively, you can contact one of our librarians directly:

Trina Purcell
Library Director
719.442.0505, ext. 1675

Sandralee Leighton
Library Assistant
719.442.0505, ext. 1682

Linda Bourgeois
Reference and Cataloging Librarian
719.442.0505, ext. 1783

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