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WIND 4020: Disability Studies Theory and Practice: Home

This guide offers information on APA and MLA style guides and professional journals devoted to disabilities and suggested databases.

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Samantha Peter
Coe Library
1000 E. University Avenue
Office 304M
Laramie, WY 82070

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Introduction to WIND 4020

This guide was designed for students in the Disabilities Studies minor, taking WIND 4020.  You can use the tabs about to navigate different subjects related to your course topics. If you have any questions or problems related to research you can use the email me button to contact the Disability Studies Librarian.

Finding Books, eBooks, & Media at UW - New

1. Go to the UW Libraries homepage.

2. Enter the title of the book or DVD (in double quotes) in the QuickSearch box and click the search icon.

3. On the search results screen, refine your search by selecting "Books, eBooks, and Media" from the drop-down menu selection box.

Getting Full Text

When you search any of the library's databases or use the QuickSearch box you may have to go through a few steps to find the full-text of the articles you need. If you don't see a direct link to the full text of the article, go through the following steps:


  • Click the "Find It@UW" button .  If a full-text copy is available, a link to the article will appear.
  • If no online copy is available, you may order the article by clicking the Interlibrary Loan button 

Search QuickSearch Scopes

UW Libraries QuickSearch: includes the collections of the University Libraries, UW Law Library, and the American Heritage Center. Searches almost everything.

Use this QuickSearch link to search Books, E-Books & Media.

Lastly, use this QuickSearch link to search Course Reserves.

Interlibrary Loan: UW students, faculty and staff can request books, journal volumes, journal articles and other materials, regardless of whether it is available in the UW Libraries, online or in libraries around the world. A free service! Interlibrary Loan link.