Borrowing Library Materials

Wisconsin residents may request a borrowing account which allows members of the community to check out materials from UW libraries. Residents may also request materials via interlibrary loan from any of the UW institutions from their local public libraries.

Accessing Electronic Resources

Any electronic resources and online databases licensed by the Universities of Wisconsin may be accessed by members of the community from a library computer. Due to licensing restrictions, off-campus access to library materials is limited to students, faculty, and staff of UW institutions.


Wisconsin residents are encouraged to use Badgerlink, a free resource providing access to a number of online databases to any Wisconsin public library card holder. Visit your local public library to find out more.