Services for Faculty


Department of Journalism instructors may place items on reserve (electronic and print) through the JRR. Please see the reserves page for more information.

Library Instruction

The JRR’s PA Librarian is available to provide instruction for Journalism classes. Library instruction available includes:

  • In-class sessions on library services and resources
  • Research guides for individual classes

Examples of recent library instruction include:

  • Library Resources and Prepping for Finals Workshop
  • Anti-racism LibGuide

To request library instruction for your class, please contact the JRR’s PA-Librarian

Frank Thayer Alcove

Department of Journalism faculty may reserve the Frank Thayer Alcove. To reserve the alcove, please email the Journalism Reading Room.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

You can use the JRR as a pick-up or drop-off point for all library materials. When requesting an item from UW-Madison Libraries, from another UW system library, or through Interlibrary Loan, select the Journalism Circulation Desk as your pick-up location. You may also return materials to the JRR and they will be routed to the appropriate library. Please see this page for more information about requesting materials at UW-Madison Libraries.

Faculty Runner Card

A faculty member can designate a student or staff member to obtain books at other campus libraries for them. To designate a faculty runner please see these instructions.