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Loan Periods for UW Graduate Students


Reserve materials are not included here. Contact each library for information on loan periods for reserve materials. Students from UW System campuses should see UW System Students Loan Periods.

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Library Name Books Journals Government Documents Microform Video & DVD CD-ROMs & Software Audio
American Indian Studies Program Resource Center December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
-- -- 14 days /
no renewals
-- 14 days /
no renewals
Art Library
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December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
7 days /
no renewals
*see note
-- non-
circulating
non -
circulating
non-
circulating
--
Astronomy Library
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December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
1 day /
1 renewal
-- 2 days /
1 renewal
14 days /
1 renewal
-- --
Business Library
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December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
non-
circulating
-- -- -- -- --
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Chemistry Library
blue arrowMore Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
non-
circulating
-- non-
circulating
-- -- --
College Library
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December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
7 days /
no renewals
-- -- 28 days /
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals


Open Book Collection: Games: 14 days /
2 renewals
Music CDs :
28 days /
2 renewals
Open Book Collection:
7 days /
no renewals
Audio Books : 28 days /
2 renewals
Ebling Library (Health Sciences)
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December 30 / May 30
6 renewals
***see note
non-
circulating
Audiovisual:
14 days /
1 renewal
Print:
December 30 / May 30
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
14 days /
1 renewal
14 days /
1 renewal
14 days /
1 renewal
Geography Library
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December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
7 days /
no renewals
*see note
28 days /
5 renewals
varies /
ask library staff for assistance
28 days /
5 renewals
varies /
ask library staff for assistance
--
Geology Library
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December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
7 days /
5 renewals
*see note
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
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Historical Society Library
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December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
28 days /
42 renewals
*see note
28 days /
42 renewals
28 days /
42 renewals
28 days /
42 renewals
varies /
ask library staff for assistance
--
Journalism Reading Room
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December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
3 days /
no renewals
*see note
-- -- -- -- --
Law Library
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December 30
May 30 /
2 renewals
non-
circulating
28 days /
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
3 days /
no renewals
varies /
ask library staff for assistance
varies /
ask library staff for assistance
Math Library
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December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
2 hours /
no renewals
*see note
-- -- 7 days /
no renewals
-- --
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Memorial Library
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December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
7 days /
no renewals
**see note
-- varies /
ask library staff for assistance
14 days /
1 renewal
14 days /
1 renewal
14 days /
1 renewal
MERIT Library
More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
non-
circulating
-- 28 days /
2 renewals
14 days /
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
Music Library
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December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
non-
circulating
-- 2 hours /
no renewals, in-house use only
3 hours /
1 renewal
§see note
2 hours /
no renewals
§see note
2 hours /
no renewals
§see note
Physics Library
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December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
1 day /
2 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
14 days /
1 renewal
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
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Primate Center Library
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December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
non -
circulating
-- -- 14 days /
2 renewals
-- 14 days /
2 renewals
Schwerdtfeger Library (Space Science)
blue arrow More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
2 hours /
no renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
-- -- 28 days /
3 renewals
--
SLIS Library
blue arrow More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
non-
circulating
-- 28 days /
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
3 days /
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
Social Science Reference Library
blue arrow More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
2 hours /
1 renewal
-- -- -- -- --
Social Work Library
blue arrow More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
non-
circulating
-- 28 days
no renewals
7 days /
no renewals
-- 7 days / no renewals
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Steenbock Library
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December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
2 hours /
no renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
non-
circulating
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
UW-Madison Shelving Facility December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
retrievable to any campus library for in-library use -- -- -- -- --
UW System Libraries

28 days /
2 renewals ¤ ¤ see note

-- ¤ ¤ see note ¤ ¤ see note 14 days /
no renewals
¤ ¤ see note ¤ ¤ see note
Wendt Commons Library
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December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
non-
circulating
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
varies /
ask library staff for assistance
28 days /
23 renewals
varies /
ask library staff for assistance
--
Wisconsin's Water Library
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December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
¤ see note
28 days /
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals

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Exceptions for individual libraries' circulation policies:

* Art, Geology, Geography, Historical, Journalism, Math and Water Resources Libraries: Unbound journal issues do not circulate.

** Memorial Library: For journals with call numbers beginning with AP: Journals at least 10 years old circulate for 7 days with no renewals. Newer journals do not circulate.

*** Ebling Library: Books published before 1914 do not circulate.

§ Music Library: Non-print materials are for in-house use only. They do not circulate.

¤ Wisconsin's Water Library: Current journal issues do not circulate.

¤ ¤ UW System Libraries: UW-Whitewater renews books only once. Circulation policies for non-book materials vary among the different UW System libraries.


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