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Art and Architecture Collection
The Art and Architecture Collection — located within Norlin Library — houses one of the most comprehensive art collections in the West. Its resources support the educational and research goals of the Department of Art and Art History and of the Environmental Design Program, the academic community at large, as well as the general public.

Faculty and students can make an appointment with Art and Architecture Librarian Alex Watkins (; 303-492-3966), to discuss research strategies and reference questions. Faculty can request class and group instruction, as well as books, journals, DVDs, and other library materials.

General reference questions can be directed to the Norlin Research Desk (303-492-7521) or to the Reference Department.


The Office of Information Technology (OIT) supports academic technology, research computing, IT security, and many other services such as networking, telecommunications, e-mail, etc.

OIT Service Center (303-735-HELP;
Contact the OIT Service Center for assistance with hardware and software.  If a problem cannot be resolved via telephone or e-mail, they will send a “Bugbuster” to assist on site.  You may also take laptops to the OIT Service Center for assistance.  They are located on the first floor of the Telecom building, just north of the Euclid parking garage

Academic Technology Consultants
OIT Technology consultants work with faculty in one-on-one consulting and small group training sessions to help with the development and implementation of projects involving technology; research technologies that may complement faculty’s teaching efforts in the future; and act as liaisons between the faculty and other units of OIT.

OIT Teaching and Learning Spaces
Teaching and Learning Spaces include computing labs, kiosks, printing stations, technology equipped classrooms, and technology equipped group study rooms.

Technology Equipped Classrooms are located throughout campus. There are 3 in the VAC: 1B88, 1B90, and 1B20 (the auditorium). Call 303-735-HELP for support.

OIT Computing Labs are located throughout campus. There is one OIT lab in the VAC: 1B23. You can find out about the availability of OIT Computing Labs and reserve them for course-related activities at the OIT Lab Reservations page.

Office of Information Technology Media Design
Located in Room 301 of the ATLAS Building, OIT Media Design assists in the use and analysis of multimedia in teaching, research, and creative work at CU-Boulder; and provides instructional support and hardware resources to produce and implement media content for teaching, learning and research at CU-Boulder.