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Media (Audio & Video)

About the Collection


The Media Collection includes thousands of feature films, educational films, theatrical performances, documentaries, newsreels, television programs, audiobooks, soundtracks, and other audio visual materials. Find what you need in the Library Catalog or browse the collection in person!

Blu-rays, DVDs, and videocassettes are located in the DVDs and Videos section on the second floor, past the John and Janet Instructional Labs, and have been shelved by call number. You are welcome to use a media player in any of our Study Rooms or checkout a video to enjoy at home in your own time.

Audiobooks and music CDs are located in the Listening Collection on the first floor, near the Computer Commons.

Circulation Policy

Patron Group Checkout Period Renewals
Undergraduate Students 14 days up to 1 renewal
Graduate Students 14 days up to 1 renewal
Faculty & Staff 14 days up to 1 renewal
Community Users 14 days not renewable

Eligible items checked out from our collections may be renewed one of three ways:

  • online by using the renew function in My Account,
  • in person at the Public Services Desk, or
  • by calling 715-394-8343 during open library hours.

Distance Learning Students may ask us to ship library materials to their home address.

Classification Codes for Browsing

Items are shelved according to the Library of Congress Classification system. Use this key to find which shelves you would like to browse.

A General Works
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion
C Auxiliary Sciences Of History
D World History
E History of the Americas
F History of the Americas (continued)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation
H Social Sciences
J Political Science
K Law
L Education
M Music
N Fine Arts
P Language. Literature. Fiction
Q Science
R Medicine
S Agriculture
T Technology
U Military Science
V Naval Science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources (General)