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Business & Economics: Books

Essential research tools for business and economics topics.

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.

►  See the How Do I Find Books FAQ for more information.

Checking Out Materials

Circulation Policies for:


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

In Search@UW, place a request for the item by clicking on Get It from within the book record, signing in to your account, and completing the Request form. 

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.

* 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 "angel invest*" and entrepreneur*


The UWM Libraries offers thousands of eBooks, which can be identified using Search@UW and/or by directly searching within the library's eBook collections.


If UWM doesn't own the book...

For books that are not owned by the UWM Libraries, use one of the following services to request or obtain it:

See also: UWM Faculty/Staff Library Privileges at Other Libraries.

Background Reading:
Reference Universe

Search within more than 5,000 reference books in the UWM Libraries

The Reference Collection [REF] in the Learning Commons (1st floor, west wing) is a only small portion of the reference materials available.  Try Reference Universe to see what books you might uncover on your topic.