|Stop at the Circulation Desk to:
|The kiosk near the Reference Desk holds handouts for:
|Professional librarians will help you:
|Technology-trained student workers staff the ALD Desk. They help you with:
|Computers in the library have Internet and keyserver software access.
For information searching, start at the Library Home Page:
|The library has centralized network printing, also available through wireless connectivity.
Printers available: 4 black and white (10 cents a copy) and 2color (20 cents a copy).
|Scanners are available for document and image scanning.
A high speed multi-page scanner is useful for students creating e-portfolios.
Photo-manipulation software is available on the accompanying computers.
|The Library is a wireless building that supports wide-spread use of laptop computers without the need for direct hookups.
For power, the Library has added plug-in ports and electrical outlets for your use.
Forgot your power cord? Stop at the Circulation Desk to check one out.
|When searching the Stout Library Catalog, some items may have the location REFERENCE.
The Reference collection includes subject specialized encyclopedias and dictionaries, statistical information, handbooks, atlases, style manuals, etc.
Reference materials cannot be removed from the Library.
|Instructors may place materials for in-library use for specific classes in the Open Reserve section of Reference Area.
A VCR/DVD player is nearby for viewing Open Reserve materials.
|Assistive Technology equipment at the library includes scanning, reading, and magnification equipment that provides audio and visual access to library resources, including the Stout Library Catalog and the Library Home Page|
|The Educational Materials Center has several collections of materials for teacher education students: textbooks, curriculum guides, children's literature, young adult literature, children's magazines and children's media.
Materials in the EMC can be checked out at the Circulation Desk.
|The Reference and Access to Learning Desks are centrally located in the Information Commons so staff can assist in your information and research needs.
Comfortable seating is available for laptop use.
Use this area for individual and/or group study.
|Near the Instruction Lab along the hallways are group study rooms that allow for small-group discussion and collaborative learning. They are not intended for individual study.
First floor study rooms are equipped with whiteboards which allow you to practice for classroom presentations, VCR and DVD players, and laptop collaborative screens.
Room 111A users will need to check out a remote control for the screen at the Circulation Desk.
There are additional group study rooms on Floors 3 and 4.
|This room is primarily for library instruction, arranged by classroom instructors. Librarians teach research sessions on using the Stout Library Catalog, Articles/Databases, and other information resources. When not used for library instruction, this area is open for student use or other possible use as outlined in the Library Instruction Lab Use Guidelines. Stations have campus keyserver software access.
For information on reserving this room for classroom use or to have a librarian instruct students on how to use resources, navigate to Library Instruction.
|An exhibit area is located in the main lobby of the library. There are special exhibits for library-related events: Banned Book Week, Children's Book Week, National Library Week, etc.
The space is also available to campus groups and can be reserved at the library's administrative office (Room 220).
|New books and media are available at the New Items bookshelf located in the main lobby. Look to see what has arrived this week--check it out and be the first to read it.|
|Also in the lobby area is a food cart. Open during the fall and spring semesters, students have access to snacks, drinks, and sandwiches.|
Last Updated: 10/5/2012 Last Revised: 10/5/2012