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Research Guides

Using the Libraries

The University of Washington has a set of 16 libraries with subject-specific librarians that are here to help students and faculty in their academic and research needs. As an online learner, you have full access to a host of resources available through the libraries. Just log in with your NetID. See below for top places to start your research in Integrated Social Science. For more information on accessing Libraries Resources, see Privileges for UW PCE Students.


Many desk with rows of books along the side

The research room at the New York Public Library, an example of secondary research in progress. Photograph by Diliff, edited by Vassil, CC BY 2.5

UW Libraries Starting Points

Start your research at the UW Libraries website to access thousands of resources. Use the links below to find out what the libraries can do for you.

Click to Chat with a Librarian

Click to chat with a UW librarian