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Equipment You Can Borrow

 

Only current Miami students, faculty, and staff may check out equipment. A Digital Equipment Form must be signed the first time you check out equipment every school year. 2 forms of photo ID (Miami ID and government-issued ID) must be presented when form is filled out.

 

Dell Laptop

Checkout Period: 24 hours
Late Charges: $10.00/hr ($5.00 for laptop and $5.00 for charger) to max of $100.00
Replacement Costs: Laptop $1,100.00; Charger $90.00

 

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iPad

Checkout Period: 24 hours
Late Charges: $5.00/hr to max of $100.00
Replacement Costs: $500.00

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Digital Camera

Checkout Period: 24 hours
Late Charges: $5.00/hr to max of $100.00
Replacement Costs: $199.00
*Includes USB cable for transferring images.

 

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Video Camera

Checkout Period: 24 hours
Late Charges: $5.00/hr to max of $100.00
Replacement Costs: $500.00
*Includes USB cable for transferring videos.

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Digital Voice Recorder

Checkout Period: 24 hours
Late Charges: $5.00/hr to max of $100.00
Replacement Costs: $500.00
*Includes microphone and cables.

 

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Flip Video Camera

Checkout Period: 24 hours
Late Charges: $5.00/hr to max of $100.00
Replacement Costs: $150.00

 

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Tripod

Checkout Period: 24 hours
Late Charges: $5.00/hr to max of $100.00
Replacement Costs: $125.00

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DVD Player

Checkout Period: 2 hours, in-library use only
Late Charges: $2.50 for the 1st hour, $0.75 for every additional hour
Replacement Costs: $50.00

 

 

 

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MacBook Charger

Checkout Period: 2 hours, in-library use only
Late Charges: $2.50 for the 1st hour, $0.75 for every additional hour
Replacement Costs: $80.00

 

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iPad/iPhone Charger

Checkout Period: 2 hours, in-library use only
Late Charges: $2.50 for the 1st hour, $0.75 for every additional hour
Replacement Costs: $40.00

 

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iPad/iPhone Charger

Checkout Period: 2 hours, in-library use only
Late Charges: $2.50 for the 1st hour, $0.75 for every additional hour
Replacement Costs: $40.00

 

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Mac to VGA

Checkout Period: 2 hours, in-library use only
Late Charges: $2.50 for the 1st hour, $0.75 for every additional hour
Replacement Costs: $35.00

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Card Reader

Checkout Period: 2 hours, in-library use only
Late Charges: $2.50 for the 1st hour, $0.75 for every additional hour
Replacement Costs: $25.00

 

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Flash Drive

Checkout Period: 2 hours, in-library use only
Late Charges: $2.50 for the 1st hour, $0.75 for every additional hour
Replacement Costs: $20.00

 

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Graphing Calculator

Checkout Period: 2 hours, in-library use only
Late Charges: $2.50 for the 1st hour, $0.75 for every additional hour
Replacement Costs: $175.00

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Scientific Calculator

Checkout Period: 2 hours, in-library use only
Late Charges: $2.50 for the 1st hour, $0.75 for every additional hour
Replacement Costs: $175.00

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Calculator

Checkout Period: 2 hours, in-library use only
Late Charges: $2.50 for the 1st hour, $0.75 for every additional hour
Replacement Costs: $25.00

 

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Headphones

Checkout Period: 2 hours, in-library use only
Late Charges: $2.50 for the 1st hour, $0.75 for every additional hour
Replacement Costs: $30.00

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Headset

Checkout Period: 2 hours, in-library use only
Late Charges: $2.50 for the 1st hour, $0.75 for every additional hour
Replacement Costs: $30.00

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Policies

  • Equipment may be checked out by students, faculty, and staff ONLY upon presentation of a valid Miami University photo ID and a second form of identification (driver’s license or state-issued ID).
  • Only one laptop may be checked out per library user.
  • All equipment must be returned in-person to the Circulation Desk with equipment in hand and in the same condition as when it was checked out.
  • All equipment must undergo maintenance upon return and cannot be immediately re-circulated. Equipment is not eligible for renewal.
  • Files and data cannot be saved to the laptop. Laptop memory will be cleared when powered off; data saved to other equipment will be deleted when returned.
  • Battery power for the equipment may not last the entire checkout period; the Library recommends checking battery power and frequently saving personal files to a flash drive, network folder, or email account to prevent loss of work.
  • Changes to the laptop operating system or memory systems, including downloading software, are strictly prohibited. Changes may be made to an iPad through a personal Apple ID. A factory reset will be completed when the item is returned.
  • The Library is not responsible for any loss or damage to the user’s files or peripheral devices due to equipment or network malfunction.
  • Failure to return overdue items and/or pay fines will result in revocation of borrowing privileges.
  • If equipment is returned late 3 times, borrowing privileges will be revoked for the rest of the semester.
  • Users will be automatically billed the replacement cost of any piece of equipment that is past due for three days. Users who are billed replacement charges for any piece of equipment will have borrowing privileges permanently revoked for all equipment.