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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 computer.

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 UW Stout Flexline or Baseline plus. Cash can be added or a visitor card purchased at the Value Transfer Station located on the blue column in Room 102.

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

Software on Public Computers

Microsoft Office 365 Adobe Creative Cloud versions of:
Access Acrobat
Excel After Effects
OneDrive Animate
OneNote Audition
Outlook Bridge
PowerPoint Character Animator
Publisher Dimension
Teams Distiller
Word Dreamweaver
  Lightroom Classic
  Media Encoder
  Premiere Pro
  Premier Rush
  Substance 3D Designer
  Substance 3D Modeler
  Substance 3D Painter
  Substance 3D Sampler
  Substance 3D Stager
The Community Computer has Microsoft Office 365 and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Group Study Rooms

All group study rooms, except 110, have screen sharing capability in them.

Room Wireless Digital Video Projector in Ceiling Large TV Screen Screen Sharing Available (AirMedia)**
108   X X
109   X X
110   X X
112   X X
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 X
EMC (2nd Floor) X*   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 5 computers (one has a Epson V600 flatbed scanner)
  1 computer for use by the community
  1 laptop station
  1 scanner - Saves to flash drive, print or e-mail
  6 study booths with screen sharing
Room 103 Gaming and Digital Innovation Lab
  3 computers
Fifth Floor (Quiet Floor) 1 computer

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

Equipment Available for Checkout at the Circulation Desk