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Technology Lending

Equipment available for checkout to Students, Faculty and Staff with a valid Tiger Card

Policies/Procedures

  • A valid Tiger Card is required to check out any equipment. No other form of ID will be accepted. 

  • All patrons must adhere to and abide by the University Libraries Code of Conduct and Acceptable Use Policy. Failure to abide by any of these policies may result in loss of Circulation privileges.

  • Before checking out equipment for the first time, patrons are required to sign a patron agreement form that acknowledges the acceptance of the equipment borrowing policies and procedures. 

  • Equipment checkout time is 2 weeks.

  • Some equipment may not be allowed to circulate over extended semester or holiday breaks.

  • Patrons may check out one of each type of equipment at a time, but cannot check out multiple items of the same type.

  • Equipment must be returned to the MDRL. Upon return of equipment, patrons should be prepared to wait for staff to check functionality. 
  • Patrons are not allowed to check out equipment on behalf of other individuals, campus groups, units or departments. The student who checks out equipment is solely responsible for any and all fees and fines associated with each piece. 
     
  • Patrons may not use any services or equipment to support work for a private company or a personal gain. 

  • Any late fees will be assessed from the time the equipment is due.

  • Equipment will remain checked out to the patron until all accessories (wires, cables, batteries, manuals, etc.) are returned. Late fees will accrue until all items are returned. If a patron decides to return an item without all pieces in order to avoid late fees, the cost of the missing piece(s), and shipping and handling for the order will be charged to the patron’s account.

  • If equipment is declared lost, both the total replacement charge and a lost processing fee of $15.00 will be billed to the patron’s account.

  • Patrons are responsible for any damage done to equipment while checked out to their account and will be charged repair fees or a replacement fee, whichever is less.

  • Patrons will be charged a replacement fee if equipment is reported missing or stolen while checked out to their account.

  • A full refund of replacement charges (not including overdue and processing fees) will be given if lost billed items are returned within one week of the due date in the same condition as it was upon checkout.

  • A partial refund of replacement charges (not including overdue and processing fees) will be given if lost billed items are returned within two weeks of the due date in the same condition as it was upon checkout.