Laptops and Equipment

We also offer technology equipment for checkout at the Information and Borrowing Desk. Click on the links in the table below and choose "Find in Library" to check availability.

Item Loan Period Late Fee
Computer Keyboards (English & Hebrew) 4 hours $5/hour
Computer Mice 4 hours $5/hour
Headphones 4 hours $5/hour
Laptop Chargers (PC* & MacBook*) 4 hours $5/hour
Mobile Phone Chargers (iPhone* & Micro-USB*) 4 hours $5/hour
Power Strips 4 hours $5/hour
MacBook Airs (w/charger*) 24 hours $5/hr + $5/hr for charger
Library Chromebooks (w/charger*) 24 hours $5/hr + $5/hr for charger
iPads (w/charger*) 24 hours $5/hr + $5/hr for charger
Dry-Erase Markers* (w/eraser) 24 hours $5/hour
Flash Drives 24 hours $5/hour
Lamps 24 hours $5/hour
Memory Card Readers 24 hours $5/hour
Video Adapters (Mini-Display to VGA/HDMI) 24 hours $5/hour
HDMI Cables 24 hours $5/hour
Digital Cameras* 3 Days $5/day
Digital Voice Recorders* 3 Days $5/day
Flip Video Recorders* 3 Days $5/day
Transcription Pedals 3 Days $5/day
External Hard Drives* 7 Days $5/day


Advanced Audio-Visual Equipment

For advanced audio and video equipment for class projects or extracurricular activities see Getz Multimedia Lab. For more technical audio and video equipment setups related to classrooms and spaces, please consult with Media Technology Services.

Loaner Equipment Policies

Items marked with an asterisk (*) in the table above are loaned with a bag, if patrons return these items without a bag they will be fined a $5 replacement fee. 

Loaner equipment borrowed from the Information & Borrowing desk is eligible for two renewals provided we have like items available. Borrowers must come to the desk with the item to request a renewal. If the renewal request cannot be granted, borrowers must return it and wait one hour before checking one out again.  

Patrons can only have one large item (iPad, MacBook Air, or Chromebook) checked out at a time. We cannot offer extended loan periods or multiple devices loaned per person for special events at this time.

All equipment must be returned to an employee at the Information & Borrowing Desk during desk open hours. 

Users must sign an Equipment Borrowing Agreement before borrowing an iPad, MacBook Air, or Chromebook.

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iPads

The loaner iPads are loaned for 24 hours. Each iPad is loaned with a charger. The charger must be returned in the bag it was loaned in or users will be fined a $5 replacement fee. We ask that users refrain from logging into "Find My iPhone" and from setting passcodes on the devices. However, users can log into their iCloud accounts and have access to their own apps. Each device is completely wiped and refreshed upon return for security purposes.

The iPads all come with the standard iOS 10 apps and the following additional apps are currently installed:

  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Box
  • Calculator HD
  • Chrome
  • Dictionary (Merriam-Webster)
  • Google Docs
  • Google Drive
  • Dropbox
  • EndNote
  • Gmail
  • Keynote
  • Kindle
  • Nook
  • Notability
  • Numbers
  • Pages
  • Play Books
  • Sheets
  • SketchBook
  • Translate
  • YouTube
MacBook Airs

The MacBook Airs are loaned for 24 hours. Each MacBook Air is loaned with a charger. The charger must be returned in the bag it was loaned in or users will be fined a $5 replacement fee. Each MacBook Air is also loaned with a 2-piece plastic case. The MacBook Airs must be returned with their case or users will be fined a $5 replacement fee.

All of the MacBook Airs currently have macOS installed as well as the following programs:

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro DC
  • EndNote X7
  • Firefox
  • GarageBand
  • Google Chrome
  • iMovie
  • LabStats
  • Microsoft Office Mac 2016 (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, OneNote, Outlook)
  • Skype
  • VLC
  • Zotero
Library Chromebooks

The Dell Library Chromebooks are loaned for 24 hours. Each Library Chromebook is loaned with a charger.

The Library Chromebooks run Chrome OS and have limited access to:

  • Microsoft Office 365 Online
  • Skype