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Computer Use Policy

The Library provides public access to computers in accordance with University policy: Information Technology Acceptable Use Policy.

Stout community members can use the community library computers.

Library computers are made available to support research.  Individuals using computers for non-research related e-mail, chat or games may be asked to relinquish the computer.



All public computers print to the multi-function device (printer) in the lobby on first floor.

See Adding a Printer to Stout Laptop to set up your Stout laptop.

Payment is only with UWStout-ID Flexline or Baseline plus.  Dollar bills can be added or a visitor card purchased at the Value Transfer Station located on the blue column near the Help desk.

  • Black and white- cost 10 cents per page
  • Color- cost 20 cents per page


Software on Public Computers

All public computers use the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system
Miscellaneous Software Microsoft Office Products We have the Adobe Creative Cloud versions of:
Google Chrome Microsoft Office 365 Adobe Acrobat Pro DC
AutoCAD 2015-17 Access Adobe Illustrator
Autodesk Skype Adobe Photoshop
Civil 3D 2015-17 OneDrive for Business Adobe Dreamweaver
Inventor Pro 2015-17 One Note Adobe After Effects
Revit 2015-17 Outlook Adobe Printer Pro
IBM SPSS 24 PowerPoint Adobe Distiller
Minitab 17 Publisher Animate
NVivo - Loaded on one computer in room 111.
The Community Computer uses Windows 10 and has Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Reader.


Group Study Rooms

All group study rooms have screen sharing capability in them

Room Wireless Digital Video Projector in Ceiling Large TV Screen Screen Sharing Available (AirMedia)**
111A X*   X
113   X X
117   X X
220D   X X
402   X X
403   X X
430E X*   X
502   X X
503     X
EMC (2nd Floor)     X

*Wireless Digital Video Projector - Checkout remote at Circulation on the first floor.
**Directions to connect are posted in each room.


Computer/Peripheral Location by floor

First Floor Reference Area 2 Quick Access Stations for printing
  7 computers
  2 computers with Epson V600 flatbed scanners
  2 laptop stations
  1 scanner - Saves to flash drive, print or e-mail
  6 study booths with screen sharing
106 Gaming and Digital Innovation Lab
  3 computers
111 Instruction Lab 33 computers
  Instructor's station with computer and laptop connection
  Wireless microphone
  Smartboard (checkout supplies at Circulation)
Second Floor 1 computer
  1 laptop station
Third Floor 1 computer with flatbed scanner
  1 laptop station
Fourth Floor 1 computer with overhead scanner
  1 laptop station
Fifth Floor (Quiet Floor) 1 computer
  1 laptop station

Laptop Stations consists of: a monitor, usb keyboard, usb mouse and a power strip.

Available for Checkout at Circulation Desk