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  • AMP Library
    4220 Chamberlin Hall
    1150 University Ave.
    Madison WI 53706

    Services

    Subjects

    • Mathematics / Statistics
    • Physics / Astronomy
  • Specialties

    • Ecological restoration
    • Prairie restoration
    • Arboretum records
  • Art Library
    160 Conrad A. Elvehjem Building
    800 University Ave.
    Madison WI 53706

    About the Library

    Specialties include art, architecture, design, decorative arts, graphics arts, photography, and artists' books.
    Access to the Kohler Art Library is currently restricted during construction and involves two flights of stairs. Direct and accessible access should be restored by early July. Please enter the Art Library through the Chazen Museum of Art and follow the marked path through the museum.

    Services

    • Open return
    • Photocopier

    Specialties

    • Art
    • Architecture
    • Decorative Arts
    • Design
    • Graphic Arts
    • Photography
    • Artists' Books

    Subjects

    • Art / Art History / Architecture
    • Design Studies
  • Business Library
    Grainger Hall
    975 University Ave.
    Madison WI 53706

    About the Library

    Specialties include accounting, business, finance, marketing, management, real estate and insurance.

    Services

    Specialties

    • Accounting
    • Actuarial Science
    • Banking
    • Finance Investment
    • Insurance
    • International Business
    • Management
    • Marketing
    • Operations Technology
    • Real Estate

    Subjects

    • Business
  • CCBC
    401 Teacher Education Bldg
    225 N. Mills Street
    Madison WI 53706

    About the Library

    Specialties include children’s literature research library and book examination center for adults. Non-circulating historical, contemporary, multicultural, regional alternative press and reference materials.

    Specialties

    • Children's Literature
    • Young Adult Literature
    • Intellectual Freedom

    Subjects

    • Education
  • Chemistry Information Commons
    Room 2430 Chemistry Building
    1101 University Ave
    Madison WI 53706

    Services

    Specialties

    • Biochemistry
    • Analytical Chemistry
    • Inorganic Chemistry
    • Organic Chemistry
    • Materials Chemistry
    • Physical Chemistry
    • Theoretical Chemistry

    Subjects

    • Chemistry
  • Specialties

    • Latino Studies
  • College Library
    Helen C. White Hall
    600 N. Park St.
    Madison WI 53706

    About the Library

    College Library offers primary service to undergraduates at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The library has innovative digital-media and active learning classroom spaces, large computing facilities, a variety of study spaces to meet group and individual needs, a café, and browsing collections serving introductory research needs across all disciplines.

    Services

    Specialties

    • Ethnic Studies
    • Gender and Women's Studies
    • Undergraduate Services
    • Career Services

    Subjects

    • Ethnic Studies
  • Data and Information Services Center
    3325 Social Science
    1180 Observatory Dr.
    Madison WI 53706

    About the Library

    Reference service and archive for social science numeric data sets.
    In response to the COVID-19 emergency, DISC staff might work remotely. If you have any questions related to our services, please email disc@mailplus.wisc.edu to schedule an appointment.

    Specialties

    • Social Science Data Sets
    • Numeric Data Sets
  • Ebling Library
    Health Sciences Learning Center
    750 Highland Ave.
    Madison WI 53705

    About the Library

    Other specialties include basic and clinical biomedical sciences, neurosciences, biotechnology, history of health sciences, nursing, pharmacy, pharmacology, toxicology, allied health and health administration.

    Services

    • Computer lab
    • Laptops for check out
    • Open return
    • Photocopier

    Specialties

    • Biomedical Sciences
    • Clinical Practice
    • Nursing
    • Pharmacy
    • Public Health
    • Biotechnology
    • History of Health Sciences and Special Collections

    Subjects

    • Genetics / Molecular Biology
    • History of Science, Medicine, Technology
    • Medicine / Public Health
    • Microbiology
    • Nursing
    • Pharmacy
  • Services

    Specialties

    • GayLesbianBiTrans
    • Women's Studies

    Subjects

    • Gender / Sexuality / Women's Studies
  • Specialties

    • Women's Studies
    • Gender Studies
    • Lesbian Studies
    • Feminism

    Subjects

    • Gender / Sexuality / Women's Studies
  • Services

    Specialties

    • Geophysics
    • Geology

    Subjects

    • Geology
  • About the Library

    The Wisconsin Historical Society Archives collects, preserves and makes available unpublished records, such as hand-written manuscripts of people and organizations, photographs, sound recordings, maps, records of state and local governments and other original documents. Collection strengths include Wisconsin history and the history of mass communications, social action, and organized labor. The archives is home to the Society's map and atlas collection as well as audio, film, and photographs.

    Subjects

    • History - General / Worldwide
    • History - U.S. / Canada
  • About the Library

    The library contains over 2.3 million items in the field of American history. The collection of nearly 10,000 general-interest newspapers, dating from the 18th – 21st centuries, is the second largest in the country after the Library of Congress. Other specialties include North American and Wisconsin History, genealogy, politics and related subjects, government publications, newspapers, and women’s and ethnic studies.

    Specialties

    • North American History
    • Wisconsin History
    • Politics
    • Archaeology
    • Genealogy
    • Government Publications
    • Women's Studies
    • Newspapers

    Subjects

    • History - General / Worldwide
    • History - U.S. / Canada
  • Information School Library
    4191 Helen C. White Hall
    600 N. Park St.
    Madison WI 53706

    About the Library

    Specialties include library and information science and children’s literature.

    Services

    • Computer lab
    • Open return
    • Photocopier

    Specialties

    • Library and Information Science
    • Children's literature

    Subjects

    • Library and Information Studies
  • Journalism Reading Room
    2130 Vilas Hall
    821 University Ave.
    Madison WI 53706

    About the Library

    Access to the Journalism Reading Room is limited to students, faculty, and staff associated with the School of Journalism and Mass Communications for Summer 2021.

    Services

    • Open return

    Specialties

    • Journalism
    • Mass communication
    • Advertising
    • Public relations
    • Photojournalism

    Subjects

    • Communication / Journalism / Rhetoric
  • Law Library
    975 Bascom Mall
    Madison WI 53706

    About the Library

    Specialties include U.S., Wisconsin, foreign and international law; criminal justice.

    Services

    Specialties

    • Wisconsin law
    • Foreign and international law
    • Criminal justice
    • US law

    Subjects

    • Law
  • About the Library

    Access to the Limnology Library is limited to staff and graduate students associated with the Department of Limnology for Summer 2021.
    Non-circulating materials on fresh water and marine biology, fisheries and lake ecology.

    Specialties

    • Fresh water
    • Marine biology
    • Fisheries
    • Lake ecology
  • About the Library

    Specialties include German-American and reference materials.

    Specialties

    • German-American materials
    • Reference materials
  • About the Library

    Memorial Library is the principal research facility on campus for the social sciences and humanities. It is also the largest library in the state of Wisconsin with more than 3.5 million volumes. Patrons from all over the world total more than 1 million visits each year. Specialized collections and services at Memorial include an extensive periodicals collections, a large selection of domestic and foreign newspapers, Special Collections, and a computer lab.

    Services

    Specialties

    • Humanities
    • Social Sciences
    • Area Studies
    • History of Science

    Subjects

    • Africa
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Classics
    • Communication / Journalism / Rhetoric
    • East Asia
    • Economics
    • Education
    • Ethnic Studies
    • Film / Television
    • Government
    • History - General / Worldwide
    • History of Science, Medicine, Technology
    • History - U.S. / Canada
    • International Affairs
    • Latin America / Caribbean / Iberia
    • Linguistics / Language
    • Literature
    • Middle East
    • Philosophy
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • Religion
    • Russia / Eastern Europe / Central Asia
    • Sociology / Social Sciences
    • South / Southeast Asia
    • Theatre
    • Urban Planning / Landscape Architecture
    • Western Europe
  • MERIT Library
    368 Teacher Education Bldg
    225 N. Mills St.
    Madison WI 53706

    About the Library

    Specialties include teacher education, instruction and children’s print and non-print materials. The library also has a computer lab and media.

    Specialties

    • Education
    • Teacher's Education
    • Instructional Materials

    Subjects

    • Dance
    • Education
  • Mills Music Library
    B162 Memorial Library
    728 State St.
    Madison WI 53706

    About the Library

    Other specialties include music books and journals, scores, recordings and videocassettes.

    Services

    Specialties

    • Scores
    • Recordings
    • Videos
    • Wisconsin Music Archives
    • Music special collections

    Subjects

    • Music
  • Robinson Map Library
    310 Science Hall
    550 N. Park St.
    Madison WI 53706

    About the Library

    Specialties include maps and aerial photography, geography, cartography and GIS (Geographic Information Systems).
    Remote services are available on Thursdays.

    Specialties

    • Maps
    • Aerial photography
    • Geography
    • Cartography
    • Geographic Information Systems
  • Schwerdtfeger Library
    317 Space Science and Engineering Center
    1225 W. Dayton St.
    Madison WI 53706
    Library staff can be reached by email during normal business hours: 8:30am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

    Specialties

    • Earth science
    • Planetary sciences
    • Atmospheric sciences
    • Space sciences

    Subjects

    • Atmospheric / Oceanic / Climate Studies
  • Social Work Library
    236 School of Social Work
    1350 University Ave.
    Madison WI 53706

    About the Library

    Specialties include social work, aging, family problems, child abuse, disabilities, mental health, minorities and substance abuse.

    Services

    Specialties

    • Aging
    • Child Welfare
    • Cultural Competence
    • Disabilities
    • Families
    • Mental Health
    • Substance Abuse
    • Video Collection

    Subjects

    • Family Studies
    • Social Work
  • Special Collections
    976 Memorial Library
    728 State St.
    Madison WI 53706

    About the Library

    Rare books, manuscripts, printed ephemera, other special collections and exhibits.

    Services

    • Photocopier

    Specialties

    • Rare books
    • Printed ephemera
    • Other special collections
    • Exhibits
    • Little magazines
    • American women writers
    • History of science
  • About the Library

    Other specialties include agriculture, computer science, engineering, life sciences, natural resources, and veterinary medicine.

    Services

    Specialties

    • Agriculture
    • Biology
    • Botany
    • Computer science
    • Ecology
    • Engineering
    • Life sciences
    • Patents
    • Veterinary medicine
    • Zoology

    Subjects

    • Agriculture
    • Animal Science / Vet Medicine
    • Biochemistry
    • Biology / Zoology
    • Business
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science
    • Engineering
    • Environment / Natural Resources
    • Food Science / Nutrition
    • Genetics / Molecular Biology
    • Microbiology
    • Plant Sciences
    • Urban Planning / Landscape Architecture
  • About the Library

    Archives and publications from the administrators, faculty, staff and students of the UW-Madison, UW System, and UW-Extension; photographs and memorabilia, manuscripts, oral history, and records management.

    Specialties

    • Archives and manuscripts
    • Publications and photos
    • Records management
    • Oral history
    • Memorabilia
    • UW-Madison
    • UW System administration
    • UW Colleges and Extension
  • About the Library

    Other specialties include manuscripts, stills and clippings. Film viewing by advance appointment only.
    Viewing appointments are available Monday through Friday only.

    Specialties

    • Manuscripts
    • Stills
    • Clippings
    • Film and Video Viewing by appointment only
  • About the Library

    Water resources with an emphasis on Wisconsin and the Great Lakes.
    Library staff are available for in-person assistance Monday through Wednesday 9 am to 4:30 pm and available via email Thursday and Friday.

    Services

    Specialties

    • Water resources
    • Wisconsin water issues
    • Great Lakes issues
    • Children's collection on water

    Subjects

    • Environment / Natural Resources
  • Specialties

    • Animal systematics
    • Ecology
    • Museum studies