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Fall 2017 Textbooks can be checked out:
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Summer 2017 Textbooks Due:
Sunday, August 27, 2017

Spring 2017 Textbook returns on longer accepted.

Instructional Resources Service

The Instructional Resources Service office is where you check out textbooks. IRS provides print and digital textbooks, access codes, CDs, DVDs, and many other resources used for instruction in your courses. All textbooks are due back the last day of finals each semester.

Location and Hours

Textbook Checkout is in room 202 on the second floor of the library. You can enter through the west entrance (facing the Voc Rehab Building) or by the stairs in the main library entrance BEFORE entering the main library. Regular office hours are Monday-Friday, 8am - 4:30pm.
Instructional Resources Service Staff Offices are in room 321 of the library.

Our mailing address is:

Instructional Resources Service
321 Robert S. Swanson Learning Ctr
315 Tenth Ave. East
Menomonie, WI 54751 

After-Hours Book Drop

A book drop is located on the west side of the library, facing the Vocational Rehabilitation Building. Please do NOT use the book drop by the main library entrance.

IRS Highlights

  • IRS hosts "E"ffordability Summit. 22 institutions share ideas on how to cut textbook costs for students. Watch the WEAU-TV video story.
  • IRS received a $14,200 grant from UW System for an open textbook pilot. Watch the WEAU-TV video story.
  • Stout students taking an online biology class use Lab kits created by IRS.
  • In 2015-16, Stout students used 27,346 e-textbooks and 9,993 access codes.

Contact Us

Instructional Resources Service

IRS Director
Robert Butterfield

Digital Resources Specialist
Amber Schoenick 

Print Resources
Kim Uetz

315 10th Ave E, 321 RSSLC 
Menomonie, WI 54751

Student Resources/Forms

Please complete the application using the PDF form filler. Submit applications to textbooks@uwstout.edu.