Remote Access

To access library e-resources, a valid Wiscard and an activated NetID are needed.

  1. To obtain a Wiscard visit the Wiscard Office on the first floor of Union South. Call (608) 262-3258 or email prior to your visit to ensure you are eligible for a Wiscard.
  2. Activate your NetID at Contact DoIT with NetID questions. Call (608) 264-HELP or email

Additional information about off-campus online access is available:

UW Hospital, Clinics and UW Medical Foundation employees are eligible for a NetID. If you need assistance identifying or activating a NetID, contact

All other remote access services questions may be directed to Ebling’s Ask A Librarian service.