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Checking Out Fall 2018 Textbooks Now.

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.

Our Location 

  • 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. 

    ** If 202 Textbook Checkout is closed, please come to 321 Staff Offices for assistance. 
  • Instructional Resources Service Staff Offices are in room 321 of the library.

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.


Regular office hours (Room 321):
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Closed weekends and holidays.

** If 202 Textbook Checkout is closed, please come to 321 Staff Offices for assistance.

Contact Us

Instructional Resources Service

IRS Director
Robert Butterfield

Digital Resources Specialist
Amber Schoenick 

Print Resources Specialist
*(In room 308)

Kim Uetz

University of Wisconsin-Stout
Instructional Resources Service
315 10th Ave E, 321 RSSLC 
Menomonie, WI 54751

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.