MERIT Library currently CLOSED for all in-person library services.

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MERIT Library materials are available by request through the UW Libraries catalog

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Welcome to MERIT!

MERIT is Media, Education Resources, and Information Technology. We provide library resources, instructional design, and technology support to the UW-Madison School of Education and community partners. MERIT connects people, information, and technology in an inclusive and engaged environment. Through reliable and proactive services, we empower the UW-Madison School of Education community to achieve innovation and excellence in teaching, learning, and research throughout the world.

MERIT Library

The MERIT library provides information services, research support, and resources to the faculty, staff and students of the School of Education, UW-Madison, the Wisconsin education community and beyond.

IT Support

MERIT strives to support and enhance the School of Education’s (SoE’s) position in an increasingly global and competitive digital environment by anticipating the technological needs of SoE’s teaching, learning and research functions.

Instructional Services

From getting a new class off of the ground to trying a new active learning strategy, MERIT’s consultants are your partners. We collaborate with instructors and TAs to support teaching and learning across the School of Education.

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Our Values Statement

MERIT is committed to creating an intentional space and culture where people of diverse identities are included and respected. We acknowledge structural power imbalances and pledge to take direct action toward a more just environment for all who provide and use our services. We are dedicated to continuous improvement in our accessibility and anti-oppression work. We seek to honor individual lived experiences, recognize intersectionality, and cultivate better opportunities for people of all backgrounds.

May 2020

To learn more about MERIT’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion action plan,
contact MERIT Co-Directors Anna Lewis and/or Brenda Spychalla.