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Tech Loans at Halle Library

EMU students may check out technology from the circulation desk at Halle Library. See the guide for information about each item, including the user manuals.

User Guidelines

  • Tech loans only circulate to currently enrolled Eastern Michigan University students.
  • Patrons must present a valid EMU Eagle Card to check out tech loans.
  • Tech items with 4-hour loans may not be removed from the library, and may be renewed once.
  • Tech items with 3-day loans may be removed from the library.
  • Laptops may be reserved in advance through Esearch.
  • Laptops circulate with a power cord and laptop lock. Mice are available separately.

Overdue and Lost Fines

  • Do not leave the tech item unattended.  If it is misplaced, stolen, or damaged while it is in your possession, you will be responsible for the replacement cost.
  • Tech items must be returned to the Circulation Desk 15 minutes before the library closes.
  • Fines will be assessed at $1.00 per hour. After 3 days, the tech item will be considered lost.
  • Patrons will be responsible for damage, and damage will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
  • Maximum total lost replacement charges include the cost of replacement of the item, a $20.00 lost item processing fee, and a $50.00 reserve fine. Total lost replacement charges may be up to $1,200.00.

Patrons must adhere to the EMU Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources Policy

Available Equipment

Audio/Visual Equipment



  • 3 in 1 charging cable (USB-C, micro USB, lightning)
  • USB-C charger compatible with MacBook Air
  • T-tip charger compatible with MacBook Air
  • Universal laptop charger cord for PCs

Laptops & Monitors

  • Dell Laptops
  • Portable Monitors
  • Dell Latitude laptops


  • Mice
  • Therapy Lamp
  • CD Drive
  • Portable Scanner


To reserve a laptop:

  1. Go to the laptops page in Esearch
  2. Sign in using your NetID where it says "sign in"
  3. Click Pickup in the center of the page
  4. Click on the calendar symbol next to "Start date" and choose the desired date and time (in 24h time). Reservations begin on the hour.
  5. Click on the calendar symbol next to "End date" and choose the desired time. The end time MUST be within 4 hours of the start time or the request will not go through. 
  6. Click "Send Request".
  7. To pick up your laptop, go to the circulation desk at Halle Library with your ID. Your laptop will be on hold for you.

Resources made available thanks to funding from Women in Philanthropy, the Bruce T. Nelson Faculty Development Center eFellows Classroom Technology Grant, and the Halle Library. 



Halle Library, 955 W. Circle Dr, Ypsilanti MI, USA 48197 Phone:734.487.0020