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Reference Desk Hours

 During the Semester:

M-W 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

R-F 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday 6  - 9 p.m.



For library hours click here

For department hours click here

For break/interim hours click here


What can be found on this LibGuide?

This guide was created to help you find the information you need from the comfort of your own computer. It is intended to provide you with answers to some of your questions and access to the different resources available at the UWSP library.

This LibGuide contains:

  • Information on different types of resources
  • Examples of the resources available at the UWSP library
  • Links to online resources
  • How to guides for answering some of your reference questions

Library Departments

Not sure where to look for the information you need?

Here is a list of the different departments within the library. Click on the links for more information.



First floor

Second floor

Third Floor

  • Stacks A-G

Fourth floor

  • Stacks H-PS

Fifth floor

  • Administration Offices
  • Stacks PT-Z
  • + Oversize Stacks

Sixth Floor

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Encyclopaedia Britannica

Encyclopaedia Britannica

Encyclopedia articles and multimedia items including video and audio files, maps, illustrations, photos, primary source documents, ebooks, and recommended websites.

Need Research Help?

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By Phone: 715-346-2836
By Email:
In Person: University Library, Reference Desk on Main Floor
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