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Services for Graduate Students

Research @ UWW

One simple search box for most of Andersen Library’s collections, including: image of the Research @ UWW logo

  • Books, both print and e-book
  • Government documents
  • Course reserves
  • DVDs and streaming video
  • Music CDs and streaming audio
  • Images
  • Articles (some article databases are not included, however)


UW Request

image of the search box for Books Media & More (UW System) option

Find materials in UW-System libraries. To borrow for free, search Research@UWW using the “Books, Media & more (UW System)”….  Then, in the record, click on UW Request in order to request the item be delivered here for free.


Distance student?

If you are a distance education student -- you live more than 30 miles from campus and do not have any on-campus classes -- you are welcome to use the Document Delivery service to have items (from Whitewater or from another campus) sent to your home address for free.  (You will be responsible for the item’s postage, shipped with a tracking number, or delivery back to Andersen Library for returns.

For items held at UW-Whitewater, use the ILLiad request form. Place a New Request: Book. Enter in the Notes field that you are a distance student and would like to use Document Delivery.

For items at another UW System library, use the UW Request link in the item record, then enter in the Notes field that you are a distance student and would like to use Document Delivery.

image of World Cat logo searches more than two billion items in 10,000+ libraries all over the world, including UWW. Enter your zip code to find material in libraries near you. 


Other library catalogs

Use this link to explore other libraries in the UW System, public libraries in Wisconsin, and libraries around the world.



This guide contains more information about ebooks and contains links to the Library's collections of ebooks as well as listings of free or partially free ebook collections available on the open web.

Need more help?

If the above resources don't help, the library is happy to provide further assistance. Contact us: 

Email: (answered by a local librarian within 24 business hours)
Chat: Ask a Librarian (staffed by librarians from around the world)
Call: 262-472-1032 (when the Reference Desk is open)
Schedule an appointment with the subject librarian assigned to your area.