Reference Consultation Service

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

  • literature searches - refining and focusing your research topic, identifying databases to search, developing a search strategy, and managing your results
  • using citation managers - EndNote, Mendeley, or Zotero
  • 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.

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Contact the MCW Libraries: (414) 955-8302 or
Librarians are available Monday – Friday from 8:00 am-4:00 pm

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Tell us about the type of project you are working on or the type of resource you would like assistance with.
If you would like assistance with a literature search, describe your research topic or PICO question in complete sentences, and tell us what sources you have already looked at (databases, Google searching, etc.) if applicable.

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