Distance Services

Distance Library Services are intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, and staff that reside and work outside of Dane County – including dissertators, students taking distance courses, and faculty on sabbatical.

Distance Library Services is a free service. You must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • You are a registered student of UW-Madison or faculty/staff employed by UW-Madison
  • You are living and work outside of Dane County
  • You do not regularly commute to campus

Reference and Research Assistance

You can get librarian assistance by chat, email, instant messaging or phone at the Ask a Librarian page.