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InfoLabs

More than 400 computer stations are provided for student use in InfoLabs located at four major libraries: College (undergraduate), Memorial (social sciences and humanities), Steenbock (agricultural and life sciences) and Wendt (engineering and physical sciences). To find out what software is available at each InfoLab, visit http://www.doit.wisc.edu/computerlabs.software.asp.


College Library

600 North Park Street, 262-3245

College Library offers primary service to undergraduates at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The library has 24-hour service, a large computing facility, a variety of study spaces to meet group and individual needs, a café, and browsing collections serving introductory research needs across all disciplines.


Memorial Library

728 State Street Mall, 262-3193

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 at Memorial include an extensive Periodicals collections, a large selection of domestic and foreign newspapers, Special Collections, and an InfoLab.

Art Library (Kohler)

160 Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, 263-2258

Specialties: Art, architecture, design, decorative arts, graphics arts and photography


Historical Society Library

Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street Mall, 264-6535

Specialties: North American and Wisconsin History, genealogy, politics and related subjects, government publications, newspapers, and women's and ethnic studies. 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.


Memorial Library

728 State Street Mall, 262-3193

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 at Memorial include an extensive Periodicals collections, a large selection of domestic and foreign newspapers, Special Collections, and an InfoLab.


Music Library (Mills)

B162 Memorial Library, 263-1884

Specialties: Music books and journals, scores, recordings and videocassettes.


Ruth Ketterer Harris (Textiles & Design) Library

341 Human Ecology Building, 262-2651

Open during the academic year only. Specialties: Non-circulating materials on textiles, fiber arts, costume and design.


Special Collections

976 Memorial Library, 262-3243

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


Wisconsin Center for Film & Theater Research

412 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street Mall, 264-6466

Specialties: Manuscripts, stills and clippings. Film viewing by advance appointment only.

Ebling Library (Health Sciences)

Health Sciences Learning Center, 750 Highland Avenue, 262-2020

Specialties: Basic and clinical biomedical sciences, neurosciences, biotechnology, history of health sciences, nursing, pharmacy, pharmacology, toxicology, allied health and health administration.


Herbarium Library

158 Birge Hall, 262-2792

Specialties: Non-circulating books, journals, reprints on plant taxonomy, geography, evolution and lesser subjects, such as ethnobotany, paleobotany, trees/forestry, weeds; maps, atlases, gazetteers and geographical indices.


Limnology Library (Center for Limnology)

211 Limnology Laboratory, 262-4439

Specialties: Non-circulating materials on fresh water and marine biology, fisheries and lake ecology.


Primate Research Center Library (Jacobsen)

1220 Capitol Court, 263-3512

Specialties: Relevant materials in biomedical sciences, neuroscience, molecular biology, psychology, behavior, conservation and ecology, animal welfare, veterinary medicine, primatology, reproductive physiology, stem cell research and ethics.


Steenbock Library (Agriculture & Life Sciences)

550 Babcock Drive, 262-9635

Specialties: Agriculture, life sciences, natural resources, veterinary medicine, family resources and consumer sciences. University Archives and Records Management is located within Steenbock. Steenbock offers instructional programs, reserve reading and photocopy services. Facilities include group study rooms, an audio-visual center and an InfoLab with 66 workstations.


Wisconsin's Water Library

238 Goodnight Hall, 262-3069

Specialties: Water resources with an emphasis on Wisconsin and the Great Lakes.

Astronomy Library (Woodman)

6521 Sterling Hall, 262-1320

Specialties: Astronomy and astrophysics.


Chemistry Library

2361 Chemistry Building, 262-2942

Specialties: Analytical, inorganic, organic, physical and theoretical Chemistry.


Geography Library

280 Science Hall, 262-1706

Specialties: Geography, cartography and GIS (Geographic Information Systems).


Geology & Geophysics Library

440 Weeks Hall, 262-8956

Specialties: Geology, geophysics and oceanography.


Mathematics Library (Kleene)

B224 Van Vleck, 262-3596

Specialties: Pure and applied mathematics, some statistics and computer science.


Physics Library

4220 Chamberlin Hall, 262-9500

Specialties: All areas of physics, including nuclear, atomic, molecular, high energy, condensed matter, mathematical, plasma and some astrophysics.


Wendt Library (Engineering)

215 North Randall Avenue, 262-3493

Specialties: Engineering, atmospheric and oceanic sciences, statistics and computer sciences. Special Collections include U.S. patents and a Technical Reports Center. It also houses a 30-workstation InfoLab and offers a number of library instructional programs.

American Indian Studies Program Resource Center

Room 338 Ingraham Hall, 263-5501

Specialties: Films, music, periodicals and books relating to Native American Indian culture.


Archives (UW-Madison)

425 Steenbock Library , 262-5629

Specialties: 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.


Business Library

2200 Grainger Hall, 262-5935

Specialties: Accounting, business, finance, marketing, management, real estate and insurance. The library also has 12 group study rooms and two seminar halls.


Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC)

4290 Helen C. White Hall, 263-3720

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


Data & Program Library Service

3308 Social Science, 262-0750

Specialties: Reference service and archive for social science numeric data sets.


Journalism Reading Room

2130 Vilas Hall, 263-3387

Specialties: Journalism, mass communications, mass communications law, advertising, public relations and photojournalism.


L&S Learning Support Services (LSS)

259 Van Hise Hall, 262-1408

Specialties: AV instructional materials in more than 100 languages; English as a Second Language; music, sciences, social sciences and other L&S subjects; live foreign language satellite broadcasts; open access student computer lab with 43 workstations.


Law Library

Law School Building, 975 Bascom Mall, 262-1128

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


Map Library (Arthur H. Robinson)

310 Science Hall, 262-1471

Specialties: Maps and aerial photography, geography, cartography and GIS (Geographic Information Systems).


Max Kade Institute for Germanic-American Studies

901 University Bay Drive, 262-7546

Specialties: German-American and reference materials.


Memorial Library

728 State Street Mall, 262-3193

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 at Memorial include an extensive Periodicals collections, a large selection of domestic and foreign newspapers, Special Collections, and an InfoLab.


Media, Education Resources, and Information Technology (MERIT)

301 Teacher Education Building, 263-4750

Specialties: Teacher education, instruction and children's print and non-print materials. The library also has a computer lab and media.


School of Library & Information Studies Library

4191 Helen C. White Hall, 263-2960

Specialties: Library and information science and children's literature.


Social Science Reference Library (Somers)

8432 Social Science, 262-6195

Specialties: Industrial relations, economics, sociology and some anthropology.


Social Work Library (Franks)

236 School of Social Work Building, 263-3840

Specialties: Social work, aging, family problems, child abuse, mental retardation, aging/gerontology, human sexuality, AIDS, counseling, minorities and alcohol and drug abuse.

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