Reserve Physical Collection

The physical reserve collection is kept behind the MERIT Library Circulation Desk.  The Circulation Desk staff will happily retrieve these materials for you.

Available to

  • UW-Madison School of Education faculty, staff, and students
  • UW-Madison faculty, staff, and students
  • PK12 community
  • Guests of the UW-Madison School of Education


  • A valid UW-Madison ID card  or UW-Madison borrowing card is required to check out reserve materials
  • Members of the PK12 community and guests of the UW-Madison School of Education without a valid UW-Madison borrowing card may check out the materials for in-library use only


  • Fines for overdue reserve materials – in-library/2-hour loans – $2/hour; 3-day loans – $5/day; maximum charge – $50/item
  • To avoid overdue charges, MERIT Library advises users to return reserve materials directly to the MERIT Library Circulation Desk