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Services and Resources for Faculty

Supporting Your Research

Designated User Permission - Use this form to authorize someone else to copy or checkout material in your name.

Document Delivery - Articles in journals owned by UWW can be scanned and sent electronically to faculty, graduate students, and distance education students.

InterLibrary Loan (ILLiad) - The Library will deliver articles in journals that we don't own directly to your desktop via your ILLiad account. Use UW Request to order books and audio-visual material from other UW-System libraries.

Scholarship & Creative Achievements - The Library co-sponsors this annual event, showcasing scholarly and creative achievements by UWW faculty and staff.

Borrowing from UW Libraries - UW-System borrowing allows you to search for and borrow books and A/V material from other UW libraries. This free service takes 2-4 business days to get material to our library. You must sign in to Research@UWW in order to see the UW Request link in a record.

Getting Assistance

Ask a Librarian - Ask reference questions via email or live chat. Email is always answered by UWW librarians. Online chat reference is covered by a consortium of academic librarians across the U.S.

Copyright Information - Learn more about copyright compliance and fair use.

Reference Service - Call (262-472-1032) or drop by the Reference Desk for assistance. Reference Librarians would be happy to meet with individual faculty or go to departmental meetings to discuss new Library resources and services.

Supporting Your Teaching

Class Assignment Guides - If your students will be working on a research paper or project, librarians can create Web pages leading them to key print and online sources for their topics.

Course Reserves - The Library will keep books and videos on reserve for students to use in the Library. Learn more about requesting course reserves or complete the Reserve Request Form to get started.

Direct links to electronic journal articles - Instructions for incorporating direct links to online articles into an online syllabus or reading list. Contact the Reserve Desk (262-472-5512) for the Reference Desk (262-472-1032) assistance with direct links.

Information Literacy - Learn more about information literacy and how it can be incorporated into your classroom.

Library Instruction (Bibliographic Instruction) - Librarians can provide customized library instruction for your classes covering print and online sources. We can even create research-oriented class assignment guides for your classes. The guide for Library instruction gives additional information.

Ordering Material for the Library - Help the Library support your teaching by ordering material for our collections. Each academic department is allocated funds to purchase Library materials. The Library Representative for your Department can give you more information on ordering for the Library. The Materials Ordered by Department page shows you what titles have been ordered by department and year of order.

Video/DVD Booking - This form ensures that a video or DVD you would like to use in class will be available at the desired time.

Research Resources

The Library offers remote access to databases from off campus. See our A-Z Databases page for a complete listing of databases.

Associations Unlimited (Gale)
Search the online Encyclopedia of Associations for thousands of regional, national, and international associations and professional societies. Search by subject, location, keyword, etc.

ChoiceReviews Online (Choice) (restricted to one user at a time)
Search the entire database of CHOICE reviews published since September 1988 -- or just look at the latest month of reviews organized by subject area. CHOICE reviews significant current books and electronic resources of interest to those in higher education.

Crossref's "Simple Text Query" allows researchers to find persistent links to articles and also to quickly locate DOIs when available. Free registration is required.

Journal Search in Research@UWW
Search Research@UWW for the thousands of print, microform, and online periodicals subscribed to by UWW.

Ulrichsweb (SerialsSolutions)
Use Ulrichsweb to find contact information for serials. The database also indicates where the journal is indexed and whether it is refereed.

Web of Science (ISI)
The online version of Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index allows you to search for articles in thousands or journals and also to track who's citing whom.

WorldCat (FirstSearch)
Search this union catalog of libraries around the world to find out who has what.

Library Staff

Library Staff List - Have questions? Library staff can help. If you're not sure where to begin, contact the Librarian Liaison for your Department or College.

Last Revised: cje - 4/19/2018


Andersen Library
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

Contact the Library

Circulation Desk: 262-472-5511
Reference Desk: 262-472-1032