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National History Day

Welcome to Andersen Library!

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Welcome to Andersen Library at UW-Whitewater! We're glad you came, whether you're visiting in-person or just online. This guide brings together many different resources that could be useful for your National History Day project. Feel free to stop by or call the Reference Desk and ask a reference librarian for help.

Before you get started, take a look at some of our frequently asked questions below. Read more about National History Day the Wisconsin Historical Society.

May I come to Andersen Library whenever I want?

You are welcome to come to the Library whenever we are open. If you are under 16, you must be accompanied by an adult.

May I check out books and other items from the Library?

Yes, but only If you are over 18 and purchase a Community Borrowers card. Click here for more information.

Can I print pages or photocopy books?

Printouts and photocopies are 10 cents/page, cash only. Scanning directly to your email, to a USB drive, or to a Google Drive folder is free using the ScanStations throughout the library.

May I use the Library computers?

Yes! Guest login ID's and passwords are posted next to each computer. For assistance, visit the Reference Desk where a friendly librarian will help get you started.

What about WiFi access for my own laptop, tablet, or other device?

Yes, however setting up a guest login takes some time. We recommend that you use the guest logins on our desktop computers instead.  Visit this page for instruction on how to access guest wi-fi access for 12 hours if you so choose.

Are all the resources on this guide accessible from home?

No. You can search Research@UWW for article and book titles, but you will need to come to either Andersen Library on the Whitewater campus or Lenox Library at the Rock County campus to access them. Articles and chapters of ebooks will need to be printed in the library, emailed, or saved to a USB drive. 

The exception to this are Wisconsin and US federal documents, and other open source web resources.