NOTE: Items must be returned to the Technology Services desk 30 minutes before the Library closes.
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.
Microsoft 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.
Fifteen (15) calculators are available for checkout for 4 hours by currently enrolled students. See additional policies at the top of the page.
Headphones 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 MakerSpace also has headphones available for use within the Studio for multimedia productions.
You 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
USB-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.
See checkout policies at the top of the page
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.
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 MakerSpace.
Equipment must be returned 30 minutes prior to MakerSpace closing. The loan period per item is four hours.