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Newman Library provides a variety of electronics and accessories for current faculty, staff, and students. Library patrons who do not meet these criteria will not have borrowing privileges for these materials. For further information on patron types, please visit our borrowing page.
  • Eligibility and responsibilities

    Who can check out the library's electronic equipment and what are their responsibilities.

  • Fines and damages

    How damages, fines, and costs are determined if something happens to any equipment a patron has borrowed.

  • In-house equipment

    How can patrons use videotapes, DVDs, CDs, cassettes, and phonorecords in the library?

  • Loan periods


    Item Loan period Renewals Maximum no. of items Fine
    Laptops and tablets 5 days No renewals 1 $15.00/day
    Cameras   1
    Blu-ray players 1
    DVD players 1
    VHS players 1
    Digital voice recorders 1
    Leap Motion 5 days 1 $5.00/day
    Epson projectors 2 days 1 $15.00/day
    Calculators 1 day 1 $5.00/day
    Headphones 1 day No renewals 1 - Library use only $1.00/day
    Computer cables and adapters (not chargers) 1 day No renewals 1 - Library use only $1.00/day
    MacBook chargers (no PC chargers available) 4 hours No renewals 1 - Library use only $1.00/hour
    USB mice, wired 4 hours No renewals 1 - Library use only $1.00/hour
    Phone chargers, iPhone and Android 4 hours No renewals 1 - Library use only $1.00/hour
  • Other equipment

    Where patrons can find other audio/video equipment, such as overhead/slide projectors, screens, high-end digital cameras, and audio/PA systems.

  • Personal data and information

    What happens to personal data and user installed apps when equipment is returned.

  • Replacement prices

    Item Replacement cost
    Gateway laptop $525.00
    MacBook Pro laptop $2025.00
    MacBook Air $675.00
    iPad $600.00
    Acer Aspire $390.00
    Kodak PlaySport video camera $270.00
    Sony Blu-ray $100.00
    Toshiba DVD player $100.00
    Panasonic VHS player $100.00
    Optoma PICO projector $250.00
    Olympus digital voice recorder $130.00
    Texas Instruments TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator $220.00
    Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver calculator $150.00
    Texas Instruments BA II Plus Pro calculator $60.00
    Texas Instruments IT30XA calculator $20.00

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