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Social Work 604: Social Systems and Social Work Practice: Help & Tools

Course guide for students enrolled in SW604.

Campus Support Services


  • Do I have to be in the Library to use the databases or get articles?
    • no - just use Databases A to Z or Search@UW to find what you need, and you will be asked to log-in using your ePanther ID (like you would use for e-mail), so you should be able to access articles from anywhere.
  • How do I check out books?
    • Books, DVDs, laptops, av equipment, anatomical models, and more can be checked out at either the main circulation desk or the media and reserve desk of the GML or UWM-Waukesha, and UWM-Washington County libraries.
    • eBooks are available to access at any time online with an ePanther ID login.
  • Where are the best places to study?
    • Group study - The Daniel M Soref Learning commons on the main floor of the Golda Meir Library has the Grind, Reserveable group study rooms, and computer labs.
    • Quiet study - A designated area for quiet study is on the Second floor in the East wing of the Golda Meir Library. It is in the Music and Curriculum Library.
    • Graduate students may reserve carrels with recommendation from their advisor--come to the main circulation desk for a form.

Audio/Visual Aids

Need to conduct an interview?  The UWM Libraries Media & Reserve Services has AV items available to check out (with your ePanther ID).  

EQUIPMENT – Cameras – Laptops – Audio Recorders – Hard Drives, etc.


Call DIBS on a Group Meeting Room!

The Daniel M. Soref Learning Commons contains the largest University Information Technology Services computer lab, open 24/5 (Open all hours except for Friday night and Saturday night) (swipe in with your UWM ID after 11PM).

Group study areas are available - schedule a room or have an impromptu meeting by using whiteboards, moveable chairs and/or tables to carve out a temporary group meeting space.

Carrie Wade - Health Sciences Librarian

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Carrie Wade
Golda Meir Library - West Wing