Library COVID-19 Dashboard

Most library services no longer require an appointment, including access to collections, study spaces, small-group study, computer labs, printing, and scanning.
Reservations for study rooms continue to be required.
Pickup by Appointment continues to be offered as a pickup option.
Face coverings are required in indoor spaces on the UW–Madison campus, including all libraries.

Please see our Accessibility page if you are unable to access our libraries physically due to health reasons.

Ask a Librarian

Our library staff are available to provide research support or answer questions by text, chat, and email. Click on the Ask button at the top of any library web page, or go to our help page.

Digitize on Request

If you only need some chapters or specific pages from a book, you can place a request using our Interlibrary Loan service. Log in to your account, choose the option to Request an Article, and fill out the form with the book chapter’s information as best you can.

Equipment Checkout

Laptops, video cameras, and other AV equipment are available for checkout with a one-week loan period.