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Tech Loans at Halle Library

EMU students may check out technology from the circulation desk at Halle Library.
Currently available:
  • 5 Dell Latitude laptops
  • 5 mice
  • Disposable headphones
  • 2 Lightning / Micro-USB / USB-C phone 3-in-1 charging cable
  • Universal PC Laptop Charger
  • Laptop Charger MacBook Air (45W)
  • Laptop Charger MacBook USB-C (65W)
User Guidelines:
  • Laptops only circulate to currently enrolled Eastern Michigan University students.
  • Patrons must present a valid EMU Eagle Card to check out laptops.
  • Laptops may not be removed from the library.
  • Laptops circulate for 4 hours and may be renewed once if there is at least one laptop available.
  • Laptops may be reserved in advance through Esearch.
  • Laptops will circulate with a power cord and laptop lock. Mice are available separately.
  • Do not leave the laptop unattended.  If it is misplaced, stolen, or damaged while it is in your possession, you will be responsible for the replacement cost.
  • Laptops 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 laptop will be considered lost.
  • Patrons will be responsible for damage, and damage will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
  • Total lost replacement charges for laptops will be $1,000.00, this includes $930.00 lost item replacement, and $20.00 lost item processing and $50.00 maximum reserve fine.
  • Patrons must adhere to the EMU Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources Policy


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.


Funded by a grant from Women in Philanthropy at EMU


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