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Find Books

The resources listed below are used to find books, government documents, video recordings, DVDs, CDs, and other materials, but not periodical articles. To find those, use an article database or Research@UWW.

Ebook Central
Thousands of online books subscribed to by the library. Locate books by searching Ebook Central itself, or search the "Everything" scope in Research@UWW and limit to electronic books.

eBooks Collection (EbscoHost)
Thousands of older, online books subscribed to by the library.

Searches across the library's physical holdings, like books and DVDs, and most of the libraries databases, including several with ebooks. Will also find periodical articles. Change "Everything" to "Books, Media & more (UW Whitewater)" after running a search to find the library's print holdings and some, but not all, ebooks. You can also limit to Books after running a search and it will find both print and online books.

UW Request 
Formerly called Universal Borrowing, use this service to find materials in UW system libraries. To borrow for free, search Research@UWW using the "Books, Media & more (UW system)" filter and run the search. Sign In is required before placing the request.

Materials in libraries around the world. To borrow, use ILLiad.

A list of Andersen Library's main ebook databases are available online.

For assistance, contact a reference librarian at (262) 472-1032, by email or chat or in person at the Library's Reference Desk.

Last Revised: DS - 7/3/2017


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Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

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