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Online Students - Library Services

Use Search@UW to Find Books & eBooks

Referred to as a "discovery layer," Search@UW pulls content from existing resources into one convenient search interface.

What's in Search@UW?

  • Books, videos, sound recordings, scores, and more from UWGB
  • Books, videos, sound recordings, scores, and more from UW System libraries
  • Articles and more from most of the UWGB databases
  • Course reserves at UWGB
  • Government documents
  • Archival materials
  • Digital collections such as the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections and Minds@UW

Finding e-books at UWGB Libraries

You can find many e-books through Search@UW. This is a convenient option for online students or those often off-campus. You can use the "Online resources only" checkbox when you start your search, or look for the green Online Access label below titles in your search results. Otherwise, you can limit to only e-books by clicking Available online and Resource Type > Books on the left side of the results page.

You can read e-books online or download them to a device. For more information see our e-books guide in the link below:

Get Items from Other UW Libraries

Option 1: Requesting
Use Search@UW to find books, media and more by using the UW Libraries dropdown menu and entering your search terms.

Tip: sign in to your account right away to see all available request options

Click on the UW Request option under Get It (remember to sign in!) then click Submit

If the book you requested is unavailable, you will receive an email with alternative request options.

Once your item arrives at your campus library, you will be notified via email to pick up the item at your library’s main circulation desk.

Option 2: Visiting
If you find yourself near another UW Library, you are welcome to visit and check out items at that library using your UW-Green Bay ID

You don't have to travel back to that library to return your item, just drop it in your campus library’s book drop and we'll send it back.

Note: the item will not be officially 'returned' until it is checked in at the lending library.