Open Stacks

Note: Patrons may access these stack locations.

  • Current Periodicals and Newspapers – (240): Materials shelved alphabetically by title; items may not circulate.
  • Cutter: materials cataloged in an earlier classification system; call numbers will look a bit different from most call numbers. Items may circulate.
  • East European Studies Collection – (212): materials located in Petrovich Reading Room. Items do not circulate.
  • Grants Information Collection – (262): Items do not circulate.
  • Greek and Latin Reading Room – (424): Items do not circulate. Room may be closed for course instruction; consult schedule posted on door.
  • Mills Music Library – (B162): a separate library but located in basement of the Memorial Library building. All “M” call numbers are housed here. Circulation policies vary.
  • New Book Shelf (in hallway between 2nd floor elevator lobby and west corridor): A random selection of newly acquired books which may circulate.
  • Theses and Dissertations – (2M North and Verona Shelving Facility): Theses are not classed by subject, rather they are in alphabetical order by author in the following groups:
    • AWB = Phds 1964 to present
    • AWO = Masters 1964 to present
    • Only a selection for theses and dissertations are kept at Memorial Library. The remainder are at the Verona Shelving Facility and may be requested for use. UW-Madison affiliates and community card holders should request through the Library Catalog. Non-UW-Madison affiliates may fill out a Shelving Facility Request form.
    • PhDs circulate and may be checked out; Masters do not circulate, but may be used in the library.

    Help with dissertations and theses: How to Find UW-Madison Dissertations and Masters Theses.