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Laptops, cameras, cables

Borrow cameras, voice recorders, mics, projectors and a wide variety of other multimedia equipment from LITS to support your projects. LITS offers a wide range of up-to-date multimedia equipment, and we can teach you how to use it.

Laptops for students

Laptops are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Circulation Desk. You can check on current availability of student laptops at Gadgets-to-Go.

Dell Chromebooks can be borrowed for 4 hours and are a convenient option for in-library, classroom and other short-term use. If you would like a laptop for a longer period you can borrow a Macbook or Dell Latitude for 7 days.

Please note that LITS circulating laptops are prepared with a standard suite of academic software and you cannot download additional software onto these short-term loan laptops.

Laptops for faculty/staff

Faculty and staff can reserve laptops for 3-day loan.  Please reserve laptops 3 days in advance to ensure availability.  Contact Media Services if you have special needs.


The Circulation Desk also loans out a variety of multimedia items on a first-come, first-served basis, including:

  • various chargers — for iPhones, Android phones, Macbook Pros, Macbook Airs, Apple USB-C,
  • stereo headphones, noise cancelling headphones and USB headsets,
  • scientific calculators and graphing calculators and
  • portable disk drives.

You can check on current availability of these items at Gadgets-to-Go.

Media equipment offerings

Media Services maintains a large inventory of other equipment for 7-day loans. The following types of equipment are available to check out:

  • video, GoPro and DSLR cameras,
  • memory cards and card converters,
  • light panel kits and camera lights,
  • digital audio recorders,
  • stereo headphones and USB headsets,
  • microphones and microphone stands,
  • portable speakers, PA systems and megaphones,
  • display and network adapters,
  • portable hard drives and CD/DVD drives,
  • LCD projectors and projector screens,
  • webcams,
  • Blu-ray and DVD/VHS combo players
  • and much more!