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Brown School Library

Location: Brown Hall, 3rd Floor
Serving the research and teaching needs of the Brown School community in social work, public health, and social policy.

  Laptop and Other Technology Checkouts

Brown School Library has several technology items available for checkout and use on Brown School property (Hillman, Goldfarb, and Brown) for 4 hour checkout. Items include:

  •     laptops (MAC and PC)
  •     charging cables for laptops and phones
  •     calculators
  •     headphones
  •     video cameras
  •     magnifying glasses (for up close reading)
  •     umbrellas
  •     colored pencils

Click here to view availability.


Computer Station  

PC with 21" monitor & DVD Drive available (just outside of the Library entrance - 3rd floor, Brown Hall)



Know before you go:

  • Use your WUSTL Key to log into the machine
  • Software included: MS Office 2016, MS Teams, Zoom
  • Please log out when finished

Additional software available online:

  • Log into Apporto ( virtual desktop to access Genogram Analytics, R, SAS, Stata, SPSS, Vensim PLE, ArcMap and more!  FREE for Brown School students, faculty, and staff!

Washington University ChatGPT Beta Sandbox:

  • Compliant for use with sensitive data and WashU intellectual property, including information protected under HIPAA and FERPA.
  • Available to anyone with a WashU affiliation via WUSTL Key login at
  • Visit for a FAQ about the new sandbox environment and to learn more about using generative AI tools effectively and responsibly.