Mountain Scholar

Mountain Scholar is an open access repository service and digital collections platform that collects, preserves, and provides access to digitized library collections and other scholarly and creative works from several academic entities in Colorado.
  • To view digitized archival collections, click here.
  • To view faculty publications and other repository items, click here.

Highlighted Collections


Theses and Dissertations
Theses and Dissertations

CSU students’ theses and dissertations produced from 1890 to current.


CSU Data Collection
Data – Colorado State University

The CSU Data Collection contains the research data produced by scholars at CSU that has been made available in Mountain Scholar.


Carpenter Papers
Delph E. Carpenter and Family Papers

The Carpenter Papers document the emergence of river compacts and other important water-related legal issues in the U.S. West through letters, data, maps, diaries, legislation, reports and more.


Temple Grandin Collection
Temple Grandin Collection

Articles, books, and video clips, shared by the world famous animal scientist, Temple Grandin.


Amendment 64
Colorado Cannabis Collecting Initiative

Since passage of Amendment 64 to the Colorado state constitution in 2012, the state has been in the forefront of regulating the use of marijuana, both for medical and for recreational purposes. Colorado State University’s library archive collects materials related to this historic event.


Warren and Genevieve Garst Photographic
Warren and Genevieve Garst Photographic Collection

Wildlife slides by a photographer for the Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom television series. Over 700 animal species, including mammals, reptiles, birds, insects and aquatic wildlife, from six contents.


Student Research
Student Projects and Publications

Student research projects in many disciplines, many involving student-faculty collaboration.

For more information, contact:

Helen Baer
Head, Digital Repositories Unit
(970) 491-5934

Email: Mountain Scholar Staff

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