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Loan Periods for UW-Madison Faculty & Staff


This table lists the loan periods for faculty and staff at UW-Madison. Faculty and staff from other UW System campuses should see UW System Faculty & Staff Loan Periods. CIC Visiting Faculty and OCLC Reciprocal Borrowing Program Faculty should see Memorial Library Courtesy Card Loan Periods.

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Library Name Books Journals Government Documents Microform Video & DVD CD-ROMs & Software Audio
American Indian Studies Program Resource Center December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
-- -- 14 days /
no renewals
-- 14 days /
no renewals
Art Library
More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
7 days /
no renewals
*see note
-- non-
circulating
non -
circulating
non-
circulating
--
Astronomy Library
blue arrow More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
1 day /
1 renewal
-- 2 days /
1 renewal
14 days /
1 renewal
-- --
Business Library
blue arrow More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
non-
circulating
-- -- -- -- --
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Chemistry Library
blue arrow More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
non-
circulating
-- non-
circulating
-- -- --
College Library
More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
7 days /
no renewals
-- -- December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals


Open Book Collection: Games: 14 days /
2 renewals
Music CDs :
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
Open Book Collection:
7 days /
no renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
Ebling Library (Health Sciences)
blue arrow More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
***see note
non-
circulating
Audiovisual:
14 days /
1 renewal
Print:
December 30 / May 30
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
14 days /
1 renewal
14 days /
1 renewal
14 days /
1 renewal
Geography Library
blue arrow More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
7 days /
no renewals
*see note
28 days /
unlimited renewals
varies /
ask library staff for assistance
28 days /
unlimited renewals
varies /
ask library staff for assistance
--
Geology Library
More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
7 days /
10 renewals
*see note
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
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Historical Society Library
blue arrow More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
*see note
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
varies /
ask library staff for assistance
--
Journalism Reading Room
blue arrow More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
3 days /
no renewals
*see note
-- -- -- -- --
Law Library
More Information
December 30
May 30 /
2 renewals
non-
circulating
28 days /
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
3 days /
no renewals
varies /
ask library staff for assistance
varies /
ask library staff for assistance
Math Library
blue arrow More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
2 hours /
no renewals
*see note
-- -- 7 days /
no renewals
-- --
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Memorial Library
More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
7 days /
no renewals
-- varies /
ask library staff for assistance
14 days /
1 renewal
14 days /
1 renewal
14 days /
1 renewal
MERIT Library
More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
non-
circulating
-- 28 days /
2 renewals
14 days /
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
Music Library
More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
7 days /
no renewals
*see note
-- 2 hours /
no renewals, in-house use only
7 days /
1 renewal
7 days /
1 renewal
7 days /
1 renewal
Physics Library
blue arrow More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
1 day /
2 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
14 days /
1 renewal
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
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Primate Center Library
blue arrow More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
§§ see note
non -
circulating
-- -- 14 days /
2 renewals
-- 14 days /
2 renewals
Schwerdtfeger Library (Space Science)
blue arrow More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
2 hours /
no renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
-- -- 28 days /
3 renewals
--
SLIS Library
More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
non-
circulating
-- 28 days /
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
3 days /
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
Social Science Reference Library
More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
2 hours /
1 renewal
-- -- -- -- --
Social Work Library
blue arrow More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
non-
circulating
-- 28 days
no renewals
7 days /
no renewals
-- 7 days /
no renewals
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Steenbock Library
More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
2 hours /
no renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
non-
circulating
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
UW-Madison Shelving Facility
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
retrievable to any campus library for in-library use -- -- -- -- --
UW System Libraries
December 30
May 30 /
2 renewals
-- ¤ ¤ see note ¤ ¤ see note 14 days /
no renewals
¤ ¤ see note ¤ ¤ see note
Wendt Commons Library
More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
non-
circulating
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
varies /
ask library staff for assistance
28 days /
23 renewals
varies /
ask library staff for assistance
--
Wisconsin's Water Library
blue arrow More Information
December 30
May 30 /
6 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
¤ see note
28 days /
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals
28 days /
2 renewals

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Exceptions for individual libraries' circulation policies:

* Art, Geology, Geography, Historical, Journalism, Math and Water Resources Libraries: Unbound journal issues do not circulate.

*** Ebling Library: Books published before 1914 do not circulate.

§§ Primate Library: Computer books in the stacks have two renewals.

¤Wisconsin's Water Library: Current journal issues do not circulate.

¤ ¤ UW System Libraries: Circulation policies for non-book materials vary among the different UW System libraries.


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