Gifts & Donations

Gifts of Books or Other Materials

The UW Madison Libraries accept gifts of books and other materials that fit into the scope of the collection. Book donations will be accepted with the understanding that they will be retained or disposed of in the manner most beneficial to the library.  The library will provide an acknowledgement for materials donated. However, the appraisal of a gift to the library for income tax purposes is the responsibility of the donor.

Monetary Gifts

Gifts to the library to purchase books or other materials are a wonderful way to recognize special individuals or to memorialize family members, colleagues, or friends. The giver may indicate a particular topic or type of material to be acquired with the donation. Individual bookplates are placed in each item, and letters of acknowledgement are sent to designated individuals as well as to the donor.  Other monetary gifts to the library, not specifically for books or other collection materials, are also welcome.

All questions regarding gifts can be directed to Ariel Andrea, Chemistry Librarian, (608)-262-4423.