Research at the UWM Libraries: Home

tips and strategies for finding print and electronic resources

Need Help??

To get help with your research, you can contact a librarian by calling the Ask a Librarian Desk at (414) 229-4659 or by coming into the library during regular hours.

For help 24/7, you can email, IM or chat with a librarian.

If you need help researching a topic, you may want to contact the librarian who specializes in your subject area. See the list of Library Contacts. or request a Research Consultation.

Checking Out Materials

Faculty and Staff Circulation Policies

  • Fall and Spring Semester: materials are due at the end of the academic year or current contract.
  • Summer Session: materials are due at the end of the summer session.
  • Periodicals circulate for 24 hours.
  • You may have a total of 200 items checked out from the libraries.

 

Graduate Student Circulation Policies

  • Fall and Spring Semester: materials are due at the end of the current semester.
  • Summer Session: materials are due at the end of the summer session.
  • Periodicals circulate for 24 hours.
  • You may have a total of 200 items checked out from the libraries.

 

Get (Re)Acquainted with the UWM Libraries

                                           

 

The UWM Libraries is contained within the Golda Meir Library building, directly north of the Student Union.  The Daniel M. Soref Learning Commons on the first floor of the west wing of the library opened in 2009.  The Learning Commons is open 24 hours a day, Sunday through Thursday during fall and spring semesters.

Did You Know?

The UWM Libraries has:

  • More than 5 million cataloged items
  • Access to over 300 research databases covering every discipline
  • Over 9200 current periodical subscriptions
  • Tools (such as FindIt! & Citation Linker) to get you items we don't have
  • 24/7 access to full-text online articles from 17,000 journals & magazines

MUCH more than books and journals

 

Libraries & Collections

The UWM Libraries consists of several libraries and departments. All libraries, departments and collections are housed within the Golda Meir Library building.