Computer Resources in the Library

Computer Use Policies

The library is providing public access to computers in accordance with University policy: Information Technology Acceptable Use Policy

Members of the Stout community can use library computers by logging in using their email username and password. Other qualified users may use the computers but must register and be logged in by a library staff member. Please contact the Access to Learning, Circulation or Reference desks for assistance. By signing the Public Computer Log Form you are agreeing to adhere to the policies noted above.

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

If all workstations are occupied, ask for assistance at the Reference, Circulation, Access to Learning or Periodical Information desks.

Printing Policies

Laser Printing: The library provides laser printing from all public computers in the library. Black and white printing costs 10 cents per side per page. Color printing is 20 cents per page. All printers use the student ID card as a payment method. 

Software Available on Computers
Software Title
Software Description and Availability

Campus Software

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro 9
  • Adobe After Effects CS4
  • Adobe Design CS4
    • Dreamweaver
    • Flash
    • Illustrator
    • InDesign
    • Photoshop
  • Adobe Director 11.5
  • Adobe FrameMaker 9
  • Adobe Web CS4
    • Fireworks
  • ArcGIS
  • AutoDesk 2010
    • AutoCAD
    • AutoCAD Civil 3D
    • Inventor
    • Revit Architecture               
    • Revit Structure
  • ChemBioOffice 2010
  • Maple 14
  • Python 2.5
  • SPSS 18
  • Vernier Software 3.8.2

Available on all library computers

 

**Patrons must have a UW-Stout email account to access these programs.**

Dragon Naturally Speaking 8.1 Available on the Assistive Technology Station in the Reference area
Internet Explorer 8 Available on all library computers
Internetiff/ Innomage

Available on all library computers

Jaws 7.0 Available on the Assistive Technology Station in Reference
Kurzweil 3000 9.0 Available on the Assistive Technology Station in Reference

Microsoft Office 2007

  • Access
  • Excel
  • Groove
  • InfoPath
  • OneNote
  • Outlook Express
  • PowerPoint
  • Publisher
  • Tools
  • Word
Available on all library computers
Minitab 16 Available on all library computers
Quicktime 7.6 Available on all library computers
Scanning Software
  • Available on computers in the Reference area and second floor scanning pods
  • Available on the microfiche/microfilm scanning stations on the second floor
  • Available on the third floor ARC computer
  • Available on the Assistive Technology Station in Reference
Symantec AntiVirus 10.2 Available on all library computers
Windows Media Player Available on all library computers
Zoom Text Ver. 9.02 Available on the Assistive Technology Station in Reference
Location of Computers and Related Equipment in the Library
Location
Available Computers and Equipment

Available for Checkout
at the
University Library
Circulation Desk

  • Digital Cameras
  • Digital Camcorders
  • Headsets
  • Laptop Computers
  • Microphones
  • Multimedia Projectors
  • Speakers
First Floor
Reference Area

29 computers connect to networked laser printers
located in the Reference area

4 black and white networked laser printers

2 color networked laser printers

4 scanning stations:

  • 1 Canon Color multipage sheet feeder scanner
  • 1 Xerox DocuMate scanner with flatbed and multipage sheet feeder
  • 2 Epson V600 flatbeds with accessories for scanning reverse photographic negatives and slides

1 Assistive Technology computer connected to an Epson V600 scanner

4 laptop monitor stations, for student use, with
access to all network resources

All computers are connected to networked laser printers located in the Reference area

First Floor
Study Rooms

111A
113
117
118
119

Each study room includes a laptop monitor station, for student use, with access to all network resources

Each study room also has a TV/VCR and DVD player

First Floor
Library Instruction Lab Room 111

The lab is open to students when classes are not
scheduled.  Check the schedule on the board in
the hallway outside the lab for available times.

 

25 computers are connected to networked laser printers located in the Reference Area

Second Floor North

5 computers are connected to networked laser printers located in the Reference area

2 of the computers are connected to the network and a Minolta microfiche reader/scanner

2 of the computers are connected to HP ScanJet 8300's flatbed scanners

3 laptop monitor stations, for student use, with
access to all network resources

Third Floor North

2 computers connected to networked laser printers 
located in the Reference area

302 & 303 Group Study Rooms- each includes a laptop monitor station, for student use, with access to all network resources

Third Floor South
(Archives)

1 computer scanning station connected to HP ScanJet flatbed/multipage scanner and networked laser printers located in the Reference area
Fourth Floor North

3 computers connected to networked laser printers
located in the Reference area

402 & 403 Group Study Rooms-  each includes a laptop monitor station, for student use, with access to all network resources

Fourth Floor South

2 laptop monitor stations, for student use, with
access to all network resources

Fifth Floor North 1 computers connected to networked laser printers
located in the Reference area
Fifth Floor South 2 computers connected to networked laser printers
located in the Reference area

Last Revised: 11/19/2010  Updated: 06/08/2011