Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Tuesday July 29, 2014

Library Hours: 7:30am - 10:00pm

Eastern Michigan University Library

Technical Equipment Borrowing

Equipment available for University and classroom use, on a first come, first served basis:

Policies and Procedures for Borrowing Equipment

Digital Audio Recorders

  • Check out at the Circulation Desk, first floor. Check availability.
  • Borrowing period: Four days. May not be renewed or placed on hold.
  • Fines and fees: Overdue fines for Digital Recorders are $1.00 per day. Total lost replacement charges will be $104.95, this includes $34.95 lost item replacement, and $ 20.00 lost item processing and $50.00 maximum reserve fine. Damage will be assessed on a case by case basis.
  • Instructions: Each Digital Recorder has a built-in microphone and speaker and instructions in a box. Written instructions are provided with the Digital Recorder. Assistance is provided in the APC during their regular hours. The Circulation Desk does not provide instructional or technical support.

Flip Video Cameras

  • Check out at the Circulation Desk, first floor. Check availability.
  • Borrowing period: Four days. May not be renewed or placed on hold.
  • Fines and fees: Overdue fines for cameras are $1.00 per day. Total lost camera replacement charges will be $250.00, this includes $180.00 lost item replacement, and $20.00 lost item processing and $50.00 maximum reserve fine. Damage will be assessed on a case by case basis.
  • Instructions: Each camera set contains 1 Flip video camcorder, 1 TV connection cable, 1 USB cable, 1 tripod, 1 manual in a case. Written instructions are provided with the camera. Assistance is provided in the Academic Projects Center during their regular hours. The Circulation Desk does not provide instructional or technical support. Patrons are responsible for recharging, providing batteries or power source. Cameras may not be charged and ready to go at check out.

GPS Units

  • Check out at the Circulation Desk, first floor. Check availability.
  • Borrowing period: Four days. May not be renewed or placed on hold.
  • Fines and fees: Overdue fines for GPS units are $1.00 per day. Total replacement charges will be $189.00, this includes $119.00 lost item replacement, and $20.00 lost item processing and $50.00 maximum reserve fine. 

Headphones

  • Check out at the Circulation Desk, first floor. Check availability.
  • Borrowing period: Four hours, Library Use Only. Headphones must be returned by close of the building.
  • Fines and fees: Overdue fines for Headphones are $1.00 per hour. Total lost replacement charges will be $79.99, this includes $7.99 lost item replacement, $20.00 lost item processing and $50.00 maximum reserve fine.

Laptop & Netbook Computers

  • Check out at the Circulation Desk, first floor. Laptop availability. Netbook availability.
  • Available to: current EMU students, faculty and staff.
  • Borrowing period: Four hours, Library Use Only. They may not be renewed or placed on hold.
  • Fines and fees: Overdue fines for Laptops and Netbooks are $1.00 per hour.
  • Replacement charges
    • Laptops: $ 1142.00, this includes $ 1,072.00 lost item replacement, and $ 20.00 lost item processing and $50.00 maximum reserve fine.
    • Netbooks: $ 570.00, this includes $ 500.00 lost item replacement, and $ 20.00 lost item processing and $50.00 maximum reserve fine.
  • Borrowers are responsible for damage. Damage will be assessed on a case by case basis. Laptops and netbooks will be checked for functionality upon return.
  • Borrowers are responsible for saving all material to a thumb drive or disk, or by connecting to the wireless network through their my.emich login and sending it as an attachment to an email account or saving it to their Eaglemail briefcase. Any material downloaded or saved to the computer wil be erased when the machine is powered off.
  • A Laptop or netbook and power cord will be given to the patron at check out.
  • Assistance is provided in the Academic Projects Center during their regular hours. The Circulation Desk does not provide instructional or technical support.

Wireless Presenter with Laser Pointer

  • Check out at the Circulation Desk, first floor. Check availability.
  • Borrowing period: Four days. May not be renewed or placed on hold.
  • Fines and fees: Overdue fines for Wireless Presenters are $1.00 per day. Total lost replacement charges will be $114.99, this includes $44.99 lost item replacement, and $ 20.00 lost item processing and $50.00 maximum reserve fine. Damage will be assessed on a case by case basis.
  • Instructions: Each Wireless Presenter set contains 1 Wireless presenter, 1 Laser Pointer and instructions in a box. Written instructions are provided with the Wireless Presenter. Assistance is provided in the Academic Projects Center during their regular hours. The Circulation Desk does not provide instructional or technical support.