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Onsite Resources

UW-Madison campus libraries are open to the general public. Visitors are welcome to visit and utilize the campus libraries and their onsite resources. Visitors to Memorial Library must present valid photo identification with a current address to obtain a daily Visitor's Pass. For more information about visiting individual campus libraries, see Campus Libraries.

Library visitors may use library computers to access most online or electronic resources. Printing and photocopying from library computers is available by using a Library Debit Card, purchased from vending machines available in each library.

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Online and Electronic Resources

UW-Madison Libraries offer online and electronic resources, services and tools, accessible from any computer connected to the Internet including:

For a comprehensive list of online databases, visit Database Library (Databases by Title List).

Wisconsin residents can access selected electronic resources by using Badgerlink.

Member of the Wisconsin Alumni Association have access to selected electronic resources via their WAA Membership.

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Off-campus Online Access

Off-campus access to some licensed electronic library resources, such as article databases, is only available to University of Wisconsin-Madison students, faculty and staff. For more information regarding onsite and remote access to all library online or electronic resources, visit the Off-campus Online Access pages.

Wisconsin residents can access selected electronic resources by using Badgerlink.

Member of the Wisconsin Alumni Association have access to selected electronic resources via their WAA Membership.

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