For the Public

Reference Hours (during the semester):

Sunday: 1-5pm

Monday: 9am- 9pm

Tuesday: 9am- 9pm

Wednesday: 9am- 9pm

Thursday: 9am- 9pm

Friday: 9am- 9pm

Saturday: 1-5pm

Research Help: Ask a Librarian

Ask a Librarian in person at the Reference Desk, 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.

Borrowing Materials

Identification Needed

  • Wiscard (UW-Madison ID card)* or
  • Memorial Fee Card or
  • Law Library Card**

** Patrons with current photo identification and a permanent Wisconsin address may apply for a Law Library card. The card will be mailed to verify the address.

Up to three items may be charged while the Law Library card application is pending.

Scanning, Printing, and Copying

Check out the instructions about scanning, printing, and copying at the Law Library »