Location: Technology Services Desk, 1st floor
Loan Period: Up to four hours (depending on equipment) 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: Items may be renewed several times throughout the day as long as others are not waiting. Items must be renewed in person at the Technology Services desk with borrowed item(s) present.
Overdue Fines: Overdue fines are $1.00/hour. The maximum overdue charge is $27.00. 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.
Documents printed from the Walker Library laptops may be retrieved from the printers in the first floor Research Commons. Printing instructions are available near the print station. The name of your print job is "liblap" plus the number on your laptop (e.g., "liblap32") . Printing is not available for personal 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.
Five calculators are available for checkout for 4 hours by currently enrolled students. Checkout package includes the calculator, carrying bag, instruction manual and a data cable to connect the calculator to another one. 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. See checkout policies at the top of the page. The Digital Media Studio has higher quality 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 rock it old school, the Technology Services desk has 10 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.
Kits for Meeting Place 2 and Meeting Place 4 include 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.
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 Studio closing. The loan period per item is four hours. See additional policies for DMS equipment rental.