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The library provides many services to its patrons.  The library's website includes Search @ UW which searches for a variety of resources within the entire UW System.  It also has 100 subscription databases that contain millions of articles availble freely for students and staff.   The UWMC Library staff is here to help you navigate these resources to find the materials you need.

Interlibrary Loan

Materials not held by the library may be borrowed from other UW libraries through interlibrary loan. Materials usually arrive within one week. Loan periods vary depending on the owning library. You can place a request for an item through this Interlibrary Loan Request Form or please ask a librarian for any assistance.


CourseCasting is a way to take the lecture with you wherever you go. Based on Podcasting technology, you have the ability to listen to lectures or supplemental material from participating courses. Students will find UWC CourseCasting a complement to their studies and the community is also invited to listen and learn with us. In addition to classroom recordings, UWC CourseCasting also features recordings of campus activities such as poetry readings, lecture series, special topics etc.  View a listing of UWMC CourseCasts at the UWMC CourseCasting webpage.

Library Course Pages

View a page created specifically for each of your classes that contain library resources related to that class.  This can be accessed through D2L or through the Library Course Page website.

Computer Access

The library's computer lab consists of 33 PCs (Windows OS) and is the only open lab on campus. Computers are available to students, faculty, staff, and community members. There are a number of programs available including Microsoft Office, and printing is available in black and white and color for varying costs. 


Books circulate for 3 weeks, periodicals for 1 week. CDs and DVDs circulate for 2 weeks. Renewals are generally permitted and encouraged as necessary. For more information, see the Circulation policies  at the Circulation & Fee Policy webpage.