InfoLab

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Van Hise InfoLab will be closed until further notice.

If you are looking for laptop rental during this time visit the Memorial Library Welcome Desk. More information on laptop checkouts during this period is available here.

The LSS InfoLab in 464 Van Hise Hall is a computer lab and a place where students, faculty, and staff can check out laptops and other various equipment. The InfoLab contains 21 Mac computers, 22 Windows computers, two scanners, a black and white laser printer, and a color laser printer. See a current list of software available in the InfoLab.

Printing is available with WisCard only. You can print from one of our many computers or bring in your laptop. There are instructions to print wirelessly from your laptop in the InfoLab.

Equipment Checkout

The InfoLab participates in the Equipment Checkout program, which provides a variety of equipment for checkout. More information about the equipment loaning program and availability across campus can be found here. Items available include:

  • MacBook Air Laptops
  • Dell Latitude Laptops
  • Video Cameras (Canon Vixia HF R80)
  • Handheld Audio Recorders (Zoom H2)
  • DVD Drives (regions 1 and 2)
  • Large Tripods (for use with Video Cameras)
  • Mini DisplayPort to VGA adapters (connects MacBook Air to classroom projectors)
  • Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapters (connects MacBook Air to external displays)

The Equipment Checkout System can show you the availability of equipment in any InfoLab, due dates for all equipment (when you log in with your NetID), checkout policies and an FAQ.

Software Support

Our lab attendants do not receive special training on the software in the lab. However, feel free to ask them for assistance – if they can help, they will. You should also check the FAQ page, and the help files included with the software. For other questions or to obtain the tips or handout material in an alternate format contact the individual below.

About InfoLabs

More information about the InfoLab network of computer labs, software/hardware availability, and contact information for other InfoLabs can be found here.

Hours

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Van Hise InfoLab will be closed until further notice.

If you are looking for laptop rental during this time visit the Memorial Library InfoLab. Please check the InfoLabs website for the latest updates.

Contact

Questions or comments about the LSS InfoLab can be addressed to infolab@lss.wisc.edu. Our phone number is 608-262-4575. This number will reach the lab attendant on duty.

Links

FAQ
InfoLabs Software
Equipment Checkout
InfoLabs

LSS Staff Contact

Troy Price

InfoLab/TechZone Consultant

tprice3@wisc.edu

608-262-8763

279 Van Hise Hall