Need help?
Contact MCW Libraries' Reference Desk

Please note that during the Libraries' open hours, staff are available and can provide assistance.


For general inquiries, send us an email and we will respond within one business day.

Having problems accessing any of the libraries' many electronic resources including journals, databases, and books? When you email us, please give as much information as you can, including links and screenshots. In order to better assist you, please include your phone number.


Call: (414) 955-8302

Text: (414) 255-2565

Reference assistance

MCW Libraries offers a Reference Consultation Service to provide in-depth reference assistance for your research and information needs, including:

  • literature searches
  • using citation managers
  • training on resources and database such as PubMed, Ovid MEDLINE, and PsycINFO
  • searching for funding

Consultations can be done in person, via WebEx or phone, and they can last between 15 minutes to 1 hour.