Self Guided Audio Tour

This was created pre-pandemic, so some of these stations may not be accessible as listed below. The Reference Reading room, including the desk is closed, but you may access the space. Mills Music Library and Special Collections have hours different than Memorial Library. Please go the locations webpage, then the appropriate location for current hours. The Graduate Reading Room is only accessible to current graduate students and staff. You may get to the entrance and listen to the audio to learn more.

This audio tour will take you through ten stations showcasing different areas of the library and how you can use them to further your  success. To experience the tour, start by listening to the first audio file in the entrance lobby of the library. When you arrive at each location, listen to the corresponding audio file. The tour will contain instructions on how to get to each location.

Station 1: Entrance Lobby

Audio for station 1

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Transcript for Station 1

Station 2: Circulation Desk

Audio for station 2

Station 1 Transcript

Station 3: North Stacks

Partially hidden inside one of several “study cages,” a student quietly works amid the north stacks at Memorial Library at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Sept. 30, 2018. (Photo by Jeff Miller / UW-Madison)

Audio for station 3


Station 4: Mills Music Library

Audio for station 4


Station 5: Reference

Audio for station 5


Station 6: Fourth Floor Lobby

Audio for station 6


Station 7: East Asian Reading Room

Audio for station 7


Station 8: South Stacks

Audio for station 8


Station 9: Graduate Reading Room

Audio for station 9


Station 10: Special Collections

Audio for station 10