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Alert for COVID-19

COVID-19 Alert

(updated 8/23/2021)


UW-Stout Library is open


The library is open to UW-Stout students, faculty, and staff.  Visitors who wish to use the library should complete the Vendor/Invited Guest Registration before coming to campus.

View building hours.

Face masks are required for all people to enter the building, in accordance with the Chancellor's order issued August 19, 2021.

Archives are open for in-person visits by appointment only.  Please use link at the bottom of this page to contact Archives.

Library staff are available to assist you through phone calls, chat, text, and email. Use Ask a Librarian from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m, Monday - Friday for immediate assistance or schedule a consultation for in-depth research assistance at a time that is convenient to you.


Textbook pickup :

Textbooks are open 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday.  Closed Labor Day

Check here for additional information and pick-up options.


Textbook returns:

Textbooks are due on the last day of classes.  Books can be returned 24/7 to the library bookdrop on the east side of the glass entrance, or in person during library hours.

Students not on campus should contact us at to discuss return options.


Accessing library materials and equipment:

Delivery of library items, see instructions.

UW Requests are now available.  In Search@UW change the right drop-down to UW Books/Media to request items from other UW System libraries.

Interlibrary Loan of digital materials (articles and book chapters) is available


Return of textbooks, library materials, and equipment:

Textbooks and library books can be returned 24/7 to the library bookdrop on the east side of the glass entrance.  

Equipment must be returned in-person during library hours.


UW-Stout Online Services:

Many research projects can be completed using our online resources, including: 

Access to Ebooks and academic articles discoverable in Search at UW which is available 24 hours a day.

Academic documentaries and feature films streaming via


For faculty and instructors:

UW-Stout Library is your partner in online instruction. Please consult our Faculty and Instructors page for information about using library resources in Canvas and how librarians can help your class remotely.

Please contact us or a library staff member if you have any questions:

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time. 

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