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Your Library Account is your record of the items you have checked out. Use this service to:
*Items requested through interlibrary loan will appear in your Interlibrary Loan Account.
Select Login at the upper right of the Library website.
UW-Madison affiliates log in with a UW-Madison NetID or UW-Extension NetID. Other UW-Madison card holders (without NetIDs) may log in with their Library Card account (last name and the number on their library card.)
Log out and close your web browser to ensure that you have signed out of your account and other campus services that may be open.
To extend the loan of an item you have checked out, often you may renew it. Click Renew next to the appropriate items or Renew All at the upper right of the page.
Be sure to check the status message to verify the item(s) has been renewed. If the item status does not indicate ‘Renewed’, one of the following occurred:
Items that cannot be renewed include:
If you have questions or would like more information, contact Circulation Support.
UW-Madison faculty, staff and graduate students with semester loans may request renewals about four weeks prior to the due date.
Undergraduates and other patrons with 28-day loans may renew at any time, however, waiting until the due date to renew results in the maximum extended loan period.
The Pending Requests section will list all items currently requested from UW-Madison and other UW System libraries.
After placing a request, brief messages in your account will update you on the status of your request:
You will receive an email when the item you’ve requested is ready for pickup, and the updated status will appear in your account. Please wait for the email notification as some items may still be in transit.
Items will be held for 30 days after email notification.
An item you have checked out may be recalled by another patron if another copy is unavailable at UW-Madison or another UW System library.
You may be blocked from logging in to your Library Catalog Account, placing requests, or accessing specific databases through the Libraries.
Some reasons for a blocked account are:
If you have questions about a blocked account, contact Circulation Support.
Fines may be paid online, in person, by phone or by mail. See the Fines and Holds web page more for more information.