University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries

Services

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Information about library user services, including:

- Circulation information, policies, and reminders
- Research, reference, liaison and subject specialist assistance
- Library instruction services (workshops/in-class instruction only)
- Information about openings/closings/hours

September 25, 2013

Ask a Science Librarian at the Wisconsin Science Festival

The 3rd Annual Wisconsin Science Festival is in town this week, starting today, September 26th, through September 29th. Events are primarily at UW—Madison’s Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, but other programs are happening in 20 sites across Wisconsin. This year’s festival features keynote presentations by such household names as National Public Radio’s Ira Flatow, Nobel laureate Roald Hoffmann, artist Vivian […]

August 23, 2013

Meet Your Librarian: Leia Verfuerth, Serials Librarian

With a library system as big as UW’s, many librarians work behind the scenes to make sure the best resources are available for students, faculty, and community members. The Little Magazine Collection at Memorial Library–which is one of the largest of its kind and provides an important key to understanding modern literature– requires the work of many librarians […]

May 13, 2013

The Statistical Abstract of the United States now available through ProQuest

When the U.S. Census Bureau announced in March 2011 it would no longer produce the Statistical Abstract of the United States, after publishing it annually for 134 years, there was much wailing and gnashing of teeth among library workers and journalists.  Library associations issued statements and urged their members to contact members of Congress about […]

February 21, 2013

New Library Service: UBorrow

Need a book fast? All UW copies unavailable? Can’t decide whether to recall it or try interlibrary loan? Then it’s time to try Uw-Madison Libraries’ new service, Uborrow. In January, the Library launched a new service called Uborrow, which offers rapid access to books from 13 major research libraries, with combined collections of more than […]

February 7, 2013

DesignLab & Media Studios Open House

DesignLab is hosting an Open House tomorrow, February 8th from 2:30-5pm.  Librarians, faculty, staff and students are invited to stop in any time between 2:30 and 5:00pm for tours of the spaces, opportunities to ask questions and talk with instructors and consultants, and to enjoy conversation (and treats). Last November, we shared an in-depth overview […]

December 18, 2012

Need to return books? Find out about Open Return

Winter weather is coming – why cross campus to return a book to Memorial Library when you could just drop it off for return at Steenbock? When you check out books from campus libraries, or even get books through interlibrary loan, you can return them from multiple campus libraries. Open Return Book Drops on campus: […]

December 12, 2012

Get help with end-of-term projects

Have a question about how to organize or research for an upcoming final paper or new media project? There are special services on campus ready to help you plan out and craft your assignments. The Writing Center has peer tutors available who can work with you one-on-one to craft and develop your written assignments. They […]

December 4, 2012

How to print at campus libraries

At this busy time of year, the last thing you want to worry about is how to print your final papers and projects – where to go, how to pay, who to ask for help, etc. The Libraries created a page dedicated to the ins and outs of Printing and DebitCard use (for printing or […]

November 7, 2012

DesignLab supports students’ work in digital, new media

Students seeking help with digital or new media assignments have a new service available to them this year. Located on the second floor of College Library, DesignLab is in the heart of where many students already spend their time researching, drafting, and revising class assignments. At first glance, DesignLab doesn’t look vastly different from the […]

October 23, 2012

Open Access Week 2012

October 22–26 is Open Access Week, a weeklong “global event, now in its 6th year, promoting Open Access as a new norm in scholarship and research.” (from the Open Access Week website) What is open access anyway? “Open Access” to information – the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the […]

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