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The ARC network
The Wisconsin Historical Society and the University of Wisconsin (UW) System cooperate in a network of Area Research Centers (ARCs) located at UW campus libraries throughout the state and at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center.
- Each Area Research Center serves a specific geographic region.
- Records created in and focused on the region served by a particular ARC are housed permanently at the appropriate Center.
- You can access most collections from across the state by having them sent to the ARC at Murphy Library's Special Collections.
- Send an email to email@example.com to request a collection.
All ARC materials have records that are searchable on the Murphy Library website, and by using the filters on the left side of the results page.