Databases A-Z is a complete list.
Yes, search resources (databases) by subject.
This varies depending on which library the item is coming from. There is an option to do a rush request on articles (takes 24-48 hours).
Frequently Asked ILL Questions.
Electronic Interlibrary loan (ILL) materials are available through your ILLiad account (Interlibrary Loan account). They come in a PDF format and are available for you to access for a certain amount of time (will specify this in your account). You may access articles from here and print them out if desired. You do not have to "return" the electronic articles. They will be removed from your ILLiad account after your "loan period" has expired to access them.
RefWorks is a web-based tool that helps you manage citations, create bibliographies, and import references from databases. It can convert stored citations into formatted bibliographies. Formatting styles include APA, Chicago, and MLA. To store your citations, you are required to register with the site. Creating an account is free. RefWorks is not "necessary" if you have a grasp on your citations, but it can be a useful organizational tool. The RefWorks Quick Start Guide can provide further information.
Boolean searching is the use of AND, OR and NOT in your searches. It is helpful in narrowing your search to get more accurate results.
AND, OR and NOT examples:
More information on searches and Boolean Operators.
The Browsing Collection in the lower level, west wing of the library has a variety of newer fiction books along with other new arrival items. This is intended to be a section for "leisurely reading." However, there are fiction books in the main collection of the library as well. You may search the catalog to find out where items are located.
See this page on Search strategies.
Some of our materials are in remote storage. Students may also request that some items be retrieved from the stacks
See tab at the top of this Course guide.
EBSCO is a provider of several databases (67 as of 8/1/18) the UWM Libraries subscribes to. A full list is available on the A-Z Database list.