Items are shelved by the Library of Congress Call Number System. “Oversized” items are shelved at the end of each call number section. See our Finding Books guide for more information.

All Milwaukee collections are housed within the Golda Meir Library at 2311 E. Hartford Avenue. The Golda Meir Library building has four floors plus a lower level and is divided into East and West Wings. For more information, please refer to our floorplans.

Location NameFloor
American Geographical Society Library (AGSL)Non-Circulating: 3rd floor, East Wing
Circulating: Lower Level, West Wing (Compact Shelving)

3rd Floor, West Wing
Compact Shelving East
Lower Level, East Wing
Compact Shelving West
Lower Level, West Wing
2nd Floor, East Wing
Display Case
Equipment and Reserve Services
Lower Level, West Wing
Microtext Collection
Lower Level, West Wing
2nd Floor, East Wing
1st Floor, West Wing
Remote Storage
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Research Help Desk1st Floor, West Wing
Lower Level, West Wing
Special Collections4th Floor, West Wing
MKE Main Collection(By first letter of the Call Number)
A–D: 3rd Floor, East Wing (South wall)
E–H: 3rd Floor, West Wing
J–L: 2nd Floor, West Wing
M: 2nd Floor, East Wing
N: 2nd Floor, West Wing
P: 3rd Floor, West Wing
Q–R: 2nd Floor, West Wing
S–Z: Lower Level, East Wing
UWM Authors Browsing Collection1st Floor, West Wing (near the coffee shop)