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University of Colorado at Boulder: Norlin Library

The research access guide to the University of Colorado at Boulder's Japanese collections.

General Information

Facility: Norlin Library
Address: 1720 Pleasant Street
Boulder, CO 80309
Phone: (303) 492-8705
FAX: (303) 492-0935

About the library:

The library first opened in January of 1940 is named for the president of the university from 1919 to 1939, George Norlin. It has served since its creation as the main library for the University of Colorado and has had additions to the structure in both 1964 and 1976.

Online Resources

Resources and Facilities

Summary of Collections

Collection size: as of January 2015

The University of Colorado Library hold over 5 million volumes, with over 62,000 serials and approximately 8 million other items. The Asian collection includes approximately 70,000 volumes and nearly 200 serials. Of these, roughly 19,000 volumes and 50 journals are in Japanese. Other Japanese materials, including microfilm and A/V items, number approximately 2,000 items.


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