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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 check-out 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 for $1 per article.

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

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

Universal Borrowing from UW Libraries - Universal 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.

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 to come 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 scan articles and book chapters for remote access or 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. You can also create direct links to eReserves and the Library catalog. Contact the Reserve Desk (262-472-5512) for 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.

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

Acquisitions - Learn What's New

Department Acquisitions - Choose a department and fiscal year to search for items ordered by an academic department. Specify items that have been received or that are still on order (or both). NOTE (8/2014): This app is currently unavailable. Please contact Collection Manager, Carol Elsen, to get a report of items your department has ordered.

New Books - Search the New Books section of HALCAT to find titles received in the last 4 weeks.

Key Online Resources for Faculty

The Library offers remote access to databases from off campus... See our Articles page for a complete listing of databases.

Associations Unlimited (Gale) UW-W users only
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) UW-W users only restricted to 1 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.

Journal Holdings: Electronic & Print (UW-W) UW-W users only
A comprehensive listings of the thousands of print, microform and online periodicals subscribed to by UW-Whitewater.

Proceedings First (FirstSearch) UW-W users only
Citations of every congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received at The British Library.

Ulrichsweb (Bowker) UW-W users only
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)UW-W users only
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)UW-W users only
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 - 11/17/2014


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