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McIntyre Library hosts a variety of spaces and collections with different materials and services.

The Library's Physical Collection + Government Publications

McIntyre library maintains a collection of over 700,000 items.

Our collection includes:

  • Books, academic and leisure reading
  • Maps
  • Magazines and Journals, academic and leisure reading
  • Musical Scores
  • Microfilm/Microfiche and readers to view them
  • CDs containing music and audiobooks
  • DVDs that range from documentaries to popular films
  • Board Games
  • Newspapers

Government Publications: 

McIntyre Library provides free, public access to United States and State of Wisconsin government publications. As a selective Federal and State depository library, we collect documents of interest to our local community and to the academic pursuits of the students and faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Special Collections + Archives

The Special Collections and Archives Department of McIntyre Library collects the official and unofficial records of the UW-Eau Claire from its founding as the Eau Claire Normal School in 1916 to the present. As one of 14 members of the Wisconsin Historical Society's Area Research Center Network, the department also holds manuscript collections and local government records pertaining to six Wisconsin counties: Buffalo, Chippewa, Clark, Eau Claire, Rusk and Taylor. In addition to these collections, the department holds and provides access to local history publications and more.

Study Room Keys

Check Out a Study Space

McIntyre Library offers many different types of study rooms and spaces for both students and faculty/staff.

Room Checkout
Equipment Available for Library Checkout

Student Equipment Checkout

Students currently enrolled at UW-Eau Claire are eligible to check out a variety of different equipment from McIntyre Library.

Equipment Checkout
Professor and student discuss fabric.

Blugold Makerspace

A makerspace is a place where we provide tools, expertise, community, and resources to help you create physical and digital objects.

Blugold Makerspace
Synthesizer - digital piano

Digital Studio

The Digital Studio has equipment, software, and space for creating audio, video, photography, arts, animation, and data visualization.

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Male students competing in a sled race, ca. 1964-1971

UW-Eau Claire's Digital Collections

Explore our digital collections and discover information about campus and community history.

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Books and puppets from the Educational Materials Collection

Educational Materials Collection (EMC)

Find children's books and instructional resources at the Educational Materials Collection (EMC).

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