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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
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.
* 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...
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.