► 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.
The library offers a retrieval service for many items in our collections.
In Search@UW, place a request for the item by clicking the Get It tab, signing in, and completing the Local 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.
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.
For books that are not owned by the UWM Libraries, use one of the following services to request or obtain it:
► To identify books located in other libraries, search WorldCat
(a combined catalog of over 70,000 libraries worldwide).