Library News

How to Request Supplementary Data via ILLiad

Did you know you can request supplemental data as well as articles and books through ILLiad, the library's interlibrary loan service? Go to the Library’s homepage and click on the Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery icon. Log into your ILLiad account. From the Make a Request menu, select Other (Free Text). In the box labeled Citation or Description of Item, enter the phrase “Request for copy of supplementary data that accompanies this article: [enter the citation of the article here].” Also enter any information about the supplementary data, its description, title or its DOI. Following these procedures will help ensure that your request is fulfilled with the supplementary data instead of the article copy.

Added 10/17


Congressional Research Reports Now Available for All

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) now makes all of its reports available in full-text at These reports can help your research with legislative history, market analyses, and other analytical data. If you need assistance finding specific research data, contact your library liaison.

Added 10/10


Find Books Quickly at Boulder Labs Library or Nearby Libraries

Did you know that you can filter library catalog search results to show only books (or electronic resources) available through the Boulder Labs Library? Or, if you want to see if a book is in nearby Boulder- and Denver-area libraries like CU-Boulder, NCAR, Colorado School of Mines, and CU-Denver, we have a brand-new filter?

Use advanced search to start your search with specific libraries

  1. Start at the library catalog advanced search:

  2. After entering your search terms, scroll all the way down to Library and check the box next to “Boulder Labs Library” or before pressing the blue search button. The retrieved list will show only books available through the library. Alternately, check the box next to “Nearby Libraries” and the retrieved list will show books available at either Boulder Labs Library or nearby libraries.

Use the library filter in the search results

  1. Start your search in the library catalog in the big search box from the library homepage:

  2. After retrieving your search results, filter your results using the left-hand pane—click the checkbox next to “Boulder Labs Library” or “Nearby Libraries” and the search results will automatically update with only books available at the library(ies) selected.

Talk to your library liaison or stop by the library if you’d like to have a one-on-one session on searching using the library catalog.

Added 10/09


JoVE, the Video Journal, Has Even More Content

JoVE, a cutting-edge video methods journal, has exciting news—it now releases an average of 150 video journal articles each month! It is able to release so much content because it reduced time to publication by 25%, to 6 months.

The library provides subscription access to three of the JoVE collections: chemistry, engineering, and environment. If you’d like to learn more about JoVE, stop by the library or contact your library liaison.

Added 10/09


Have You Seen These Books?

Have you seen any of these library books or journal volume? We miss them and don’t know where they may be hanging out. If you’ve seen one, please bring it by either library location—if you’re still using the book, we’ll be happy to check it out to you.

  • Radio spectrum conservation; a program of conservation based on present uses and future needs, HE8667 .J65
  • The Turing omnibus : 61 excursions in computer science, QA76 .D45 1989
  • Noise and fluctuations: an introduction, QC175 .M2
  • Physics of the atmosphere, QC861.3 .C33 2014
  • Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 250 (1993)

Added 10/09


Annual Survey

The Boulder Labs Library invites you to take our Annual Survey. All Boulder Labs Employees that take our survey will get a coffee coupon for FREE COFFEE (and snacks) at the branch and main locations. Coffee will be available on the following days:

Branch Library (NOAA) Wednesday September 5th DSRC 2C407 9 AM - 11 AM
Main Library (NIST & NTIA) Thursday September 6th Building 1, Room 1202 9 AM - 11 AM.
Take the Survey

Added 08/27


Pardon Our Dust

We are in the process of making some changes to both of our Boulder Lab Library locations. Please bear with us as we work to improve our collaborative and individual work spaces for staff. If you have any questions, please contact the Boulder Labs Library Director, Joan Segal.

Added 08/06