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Faculty & Staff Resources: General Information

What Scholarly and Popular Materials Do the Libraries Have?

  • To see what new resources and services the library has to offer, look at the Andersen Library Blog or the libraries' newsletter
  • To find online databases by subject, select the Articles/Databases button on the libraries' homepage
    • To find the full list of databases, next select Databases A-Z on the sidebar
    • To search for a specific database, use the search box in the upper right corner
  • To search through all physical items at the UWW libraries or all physical items in the UW System libraries search Research@UWW.

UWW Libraries' Services

Borrow from Us

Faculty and staff check out periods for commonly borrowed UWW materials are listed below . Up to three renewal periods for most materials can be arranged through your account in Research@UWW, in person, or over the phone (262-472-5511) before the due date.

These are the faculty/staff check out periods for the most commonly borrowed materials:

Main Collection

1 Semester

Government Documents

1 Semester

Curriculum Collection

1 Semester

Browsing Books/Audio Books/Graphic Novels

28 days

CDs/DVDs/Video Games

14 days

Reference Collection

24 hours

View the complete list of Loan Periods for faculty/staff, students, and community borrowers here.

Library Policies

Library Policies on these topics and more:

  • Animals: Service animals, comfort animals, therapy animals, and pets
  • Checkout periods
  • Filming/photography
  • Food and drink
  • Government documents
  • Library computers
  • Lost or overdue materials
  • Library environment (quiet and talking spaces)
  • Proctoring tests
  • Recreational wheeled devices (skateboards, hoverboards, etc.)
  • Room and space use (reservations and scheduling)
  • Safety and security

Telephone Numbers


Library Director


Circulation Desk (Andersen Lib)


Government Documents


Interlibrary Loan/UW Request


Information Desk (Lenox Lib)


Reference Desk (Andersen Lib)


Special Collections


Technical Services

Get Help: Ask a Librarian

Andersen Library Reference Desk

Phone: (262) 472-1032

Call or visit during Reference Desk Hours

Make an Appointment with any Librarian

Get help via email

Get help 24/7 with Ask a Librarian Chat*

*UW-W librarians staff are staffing this chat service at various dates and times. You may chat with us when we are online and non-UW-W librarians at any time. We will follow up if needed.