About the Social Work Library

Loan Policies

To charge out materials, you must have a valid University of Wisconsin ID, or a card issued by Memorial Library on campus. (For more information, contact User Services 608-263-7360)

Borrowers are responsible for all materials checked out in their name.

Type of MaterialLoan Period(s)Overdue Fines
Journals and Reference materialsNon-circulatingNA
Books UW-System faculty/staff and UW-Madison graduate students: Extended Loan Period.
Uniform due dates are December 30 and May 30.

All other patrons : 28 days
Two renewals allowed if no one has recalled item.
No fines
If recalled item is not returned after first overdue notice, a block will be placed on patron's ID card.
Hourly Reserves3 hours
No renewal
$2.00 per hour from time due
Daily Reserves3 days or 7 days
No renewal
$5.00 per day from date due
Videos (Reserves location)7 days
No renewal
$5.00 per day from date due
Vertical Files material7 days
No renewal
No fines