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IRS will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 3pm, and Thursday-Friday, Nov. 26-27, for Thanksgiving.

DEADLINE for Summer 2016 New Resource Requests = Monday, March 14, 2016.

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

IRS is 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.

Our mailing address is:

Instructional Resources Service
201 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 received a $14,200 grant from UW System for an open textbook pilot
  • Stout students taking an online biology class use Lab kits created by IRS.
  • 6,300 Stout students are using digital resources in their classes.

Contact Us

Instructional Resources Service

IRS Director
Robert Butterfield

Digital Resources Specialist
Heather Johnson Schmitz

Print Resources
Kim Uetz

315 10th Ave E, RSSLC 201
Menomonie, WI 54751

Student Resources/Forms

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