Kiefer Library

Digital Collections

The following links provide free access to digitized content from books, photographs, and much more.


ACKnowledge - The joint institutional digital repository of the Auraria Higher Education Campus, which includes the University of Colorado Denver, Metropolitan State College of Denver, and the Community College of Denver

Colorado Historic Newspapers - A selection of early Colorado newspapers from 1859 to 1923.

Denver Public Library Digital Collection - Over 120,000 digital images that document the history of Colorado and of the American West.

Digital UNC -  The digital repository at University of Northern Colorado.

Fort Collins History Collection- Local history with a variety of research tools and historic photographs.

Garst Wildlife Collection - Contains over 1300 digitized wildlife slides from a collection donated to Colorado State University Libraries by Warren and Genevieve (Genny) Garst. The slides were photographed over a period of 25 years as the Garsts traveled to Asia, Europe, Australia, Africa, North America and South America while filming for Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom television series.

Library of Congress, American Memory - provides ”free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity.”

Mountain West Digital Library- Contains links to more than 300,000 digital resources from more than 350 universities, colleges, public libraries, museums, archives, and historical societies collections in Utah, Nevada, Idaho, and Hawaii.