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Research Help: Ask a Librarian

Ask a Librarian in person at the Reference Desk (hours here), by phone (608-262-3394), by email, or by chat.

As with all of our reference services, we cannot interpret the law as it applies to specific facts or explain the substantive content of statutes and case law. Our assistance does not constitute legal advice.

For more information, check out our Reference Services Policy on our Policies page.

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Document Delivery

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