Libraries: Research and Reference Assistance / UW-Madison Libraries


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(608) 262-3193 -- UW-Madison Libraries Information Desk

The UW-Madison Libraries offer an e-mail reference service via a single, web-based email located at:

Ask a Librarian (Instant Message or Chat)
The UW-Madison Libraries offer an online instant message service called Ask a Librarian. This service allows reference librarians to answer your questions about library services and resources in real-time via the Internet. For more information about using this service see:

The UW-Madison Libraries provide many online tutorials covering the UW-Madison Libraries Web site including Mad Cat, journal indexes, reference resources, etc.