Research Resources

Library Catalog
Search for materials using HOWLcat.

Research Databases
Access many online research databases.

Online Journal Locator
Search journals for specific articles.

Off Campus Access Help
When off campus, you must go through a login process to be recognized as a Naropa affiliate.

The Legacy of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche at Naropa University
A guide to library resources related to Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and our extensive collection of Trungpa Rinpoche recordings.

Naropa University Archives Finding Aids
This database contains descriptive finding aids for all processed materials held by the Naropa University Archives. A finding aid is a guide outlining the arrangement of the collection that helps facilitate its access and use.

Naropa Masters Theses
You should contact library staff at to learn how to access theses by students from Naropa's masters programs, because the majority of them are only available on-site. However, there are exceptions, such as Strategic Presence: The Effect of the Tibetan Buddhist Chaplain's Presence on the Family's Process during End of Life Medical Feeding Decisions, by Donald Stikeleather.

Library Presentation Link Lists
Outlines on research skills prepared by library staff for presentations to specific classes or groups.

Tutorials and Guides
Get help using and evaluating resources.

Course Catalogs
View course catalogs for Naropa University and the Naropa Institute from 1977 through the present in PDF format.

Voucher Program for Accounts at CU Libraries
Naropa University has created a formal arrangement with CU Libraries at Boulder that allows our community to have check out privileges at most CU Boulder libraries.