Borrow Equipment

Available equipment: Laptops | TI-83 Graphing Calculators | Ethernet cables | Headphones (with and without microphones) | AM/FM Radios | Mouse Devices | Phone Chargers (Android and iPhone) | SD Card Readers | Meeting Place Equipment

NOTE: Items must be returned to the Technology Services desk 30 minutes before the Library closes.

Borrowing Policies for All Equipment

Location: Technology Services Desk, 1st floor
Loan Period: Four hours to MTSU students only. Items may be taken out of the library but must be returned to the Technology Services desk 30 minutes before the Library closes.
Renewals: Renewal may be available if there is not a waiting list for items. Items must be renewed in person.
Overdue Fines: Overdue fines are $1.00/hour. The maximum overdue charge is $27.00 for all items except laptops. Laptop fines will continue to accrue until it is returned. A $20.00 processing fee will be charged for laptops kept overnight. A $5.00 processing fee will be added to other equipment kept overnight. All equipment must be returned 30 minutes before the library closes. A $5.00 fee will be charged for laptops and adapters and $2.50 fee will be charged for other items not returned 30 minutes before the library closes. Borrowers are responsible for the replacement cost of lost or damaged equipment.


Laptops

laptopMicrosoft Office is installed on all of the laptops. Documents should be e-mailed to the student's account or saved to a USB flash drive frequently.  There is a small amount of storage on the laptop's hard drive.  However, all documents are deleted after the laptop is returned to the Technology Services desk.

Upon checkout, the patron signs a form assuming financial responsibility for the laptop and its condition upon return to the desk. Any borrower who fails to return a laptop to the desk will be denied laptop borrowing privileges in the future.

Printing is currently unavailable from library laptops.

Wireless internet access is available throughout most areas of the Library and in the courtyard. Personal laptops must be configured for wireless internet access through ITD Network Services.


TI-83 Graphing Calculators

TI-83 calculatorFifteen (15) calculators are available for checkout for 4 hours by currently enrolled students. See additional policies at the top of the page.


Ethernet Cables for Laptops

ethernet cableEthernet ports are located in all study areas throughout the library. See checkout policies and troubleshooting tips.


Headphones (with and without microphone)

headphonesHeadphones checked out from the Technology Services desk may be used throughout the building and may also be used outside the building. Some headphones have attached microphones. See checkout policies at the top of the page. The Digital Media Studio also has headphones available for use within the Studio for multimedia productions.


AM/FM Radios

radioYou may listen to the muted TV sets in the library lounge via radio frequency using an AM/FM radio. For this purpose, or if you just want to kick it old school, the Technology Services desk has 10 portable radios that may be out for 4 hours to currently enrolled students. See additional checkout policies at the top of the page


Mouse Devices

mouseUSB-wired mouse devices may be checked out from the Technology Services desk for use with library laptops or personal laptops. See checkout policies at the top of the page.


Phone Chargers

phone chargersiPhone chargers: Lightning to USB cable with power adapter for use with iPhone 5 and up, iPad 4 and iPad Air; 30-pin to USB with power adapter for use with previous iPhone and iPad versions

Android chargers: Mini plugs and power adapter.

See additional checkout policies at the top of the page


SD Card Readers

sd card readerSee checkout policies at the top of the page


Meeting Place Equipment

The kit for Meeting Place 2 includes TV remote, VGA cable, HDMI/DVI cable, Ethernet cable, power cable, Presentation remote/laser pointer, and Mac Adapter (if choose to check out the Mac). A Mac or Dell laptop is also available for checkout. Meeting Place equipment may be checked out by MTSU students, staff, and faculty who have reserved the spaces.

See additional checkout policies at the top of the page.


Other Equipment

Headphones, card readers, card adapters, dry erase markers and erasers, and tablet pens are available for current students, faculty and staff and may be checked out with a current MTSU ID in the Digital Media Studio.

Equipment must be returned 30 minutes prior to DMS closing. The loan period per item is four hours. See additional policies for DMS equipment rental.