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EMBA: Library Resources and Services: Books

Guide to library research tools and library services for EMBA students.

* Search for Books (UWM Libraries)

Use this subset of Search@UW to search for books, videos and DVDs at the UWM Libraries.

Search Tips:
* enter one or more words relating to your topic
* use quotes to search phrases: "capital punishment"
* use * to truncate: child* retrieves child childish children etc.

Example entrepreneurship AND financ*

Locating Books in the Library

►  When you identify a library book that you need for your research, write down the location and call number.

** Golda Meir Library location guide

►  For circulating books, make sure to check the status to determine if the book is available.

►  For more information, view the Finding and Checking Out Books FAQ.

Checking Out Materials: Graduate Students

Fall and Spring Semester: materials are due at the end of the current semester.

Summer Session: materials are due at the end of the Fall Semester.

Book Retrieval Service

The library offers a retrieval service for many items in our collections. 

In Search@UW, place a request for the item by signing in and clicking on Local Request in the Get It section,

Please allow 1-2 working days for the item to be pulled.  An email notification will be sent when the item is ready to be picked up.

If UWM doesn't own the book...

For books that are not owned by the UWM Libraries, use one of the following services:

►  To identify books located in other libraries, search WorldCat (a combined catalog of over 70,000 libraries worldwide).