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History 311: Wisconsin History: Journal Articles

An online course guide for finding library resources for use with History 311

Search for Books, Media, & More @ UWW

Research@UWW

Find the Full Text

To access the full text of an article, tap Download PDF, View Online,  or Online Access; or tap  Find It button to determine whether UW-W Library patrons have access to it via a different database or inter-library loan (ILLiad). Here's how:

watch a brief tutorialHow to Use Find It: Step by Step

Use the Journals search to find out whether we have access to a particular journal or magazine:

screenshot of journal search button

Borrowing Materials from Other Libraries

If the UW-Whitewater Libraries do not have the item you need, or if it has already been checked out by someone else, the Library can usually borrow the item for you from another library.

Place a Request for a Physical Item (UW-W or UW System Libraries)

  1. Tap the Request this item link under the title:  screen snip of the request this item link
  2. Tap the Sign In link:  
  3. Tap the Request link.  Note that the time needed to fulfill the request is noted in the link, either 1-3 days (UW-W Andersen or Lenox Library item) or 3-5 days (item owned by another UW System library).
  4. Note whether Item is Available for Request at the top of the request box.
  5. Choose location where you'd like to pick it up.
  6. Tap Send Request.
  7. You will receive an email when the requested item is ready for pickup.

Request PDF Copies of Articles and Chapters, or Items from Libraries Outside the UW System 

Request articles from newspapers, journals, and magazines, as well as books and other materials not available in a UW System library. Approximate turnaround time is 1-4 weekdays for articles; 5-7 weekdays for physical items. 

  1. Tap the Request this item link under the title:  screen snip of the request this item link
  2. Tap the Sign In link:  
  3. Tap "We can get it for you! (Document Delivery/ILLiad)"
  4. Follow the prompts on the form and tap "Submit Request" 

  5. You will receive an email when the requested item is ready for pickup or online access.

Request Material Not Found in Research@UWW

For more details about borrowing items from Andersen Library, visit the Circulation Services page and select Borrow from Us.

Use ILLiad (Interlibrary Loan) to get an article that is not available through our Library databases:

Article Databases

Many of the articles in these databases are provided in full text. If not, click the Find It button provided with the item's citation and use the links in the Find It menu to determine whether the item is available either online or in the Library.