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Polk Library Orientation. Resources and Services. Ted Mulvey Information Literacy Librarian. Getting Help with Research. Contact me directly: 920-424-7329 [email protected] Research Advisory Program 1-on-1 assistance: [email protected]

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Polk library orientation

Polk Library Orientation

Resources and Services

Ted Mulvey

Information Literacy Librarian


Getting help with research

Getting Help with Research

  • Contact me directly:

    • 920-424-7329

    • [email protected]

  • Research Advisory Program

    • 1-on-1 assistance: [email protected]

  • Chat with us from any webpage on Polk Library’s website!

  • Reference Desk in Polk 101

    • [email protected]

    • 920-424-4333

    • Visit us in person!


Library resources and services overview

Library Resources and Services:Overview

  • “How-to” videos on YouTube

  • RefWorks

  • Library catalog

  • Article databases

  • Off-campus access

  • Universal Borrowing (UB)

  • InterLibrary Loan (ILL)

  • Your Record


Accessing books and other materials

Accessing Books and Other Materials

  • Find books, videos, music, and government documents at Polk Library using the online catalog

  • Includes access to electronic books

  • Search by title, author, or subject

  • Use your account to renew materials

    • Access using your 16-digit Titan Card Number and your last name


Accessing articles electronically

Accessing Articles Electronically

  • Find journal, magazine, and newspaper articles in electronic databases through the library website

  • Grouped by subject on main page

  • May be accessed from on-campus or off-campus at any time of the day

  • Access off-campus using your NetID username and password


Requesting materials from another library

Requesting Materials from Another Library

  • Can’t find a book or article here at the library?

  • Universal Borrowing (UB)

    • Request books, movies, and music from other UW Libraries: picked up at the Checkout Desk, 1st Floor North

  • InterLibrary Loan (ILL)

    • Request articles not owned by Polk Library: sent directly to your e-mail account


Contact information

Contact Information

  • Circulation

    • [email protected]

    • 920-424-7316

  • Reference

    • [email protected]

    • 920-424-4333


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