Media equipment that comes into close contact with aerosolized particles (Video and Audio recording equipment, DSLR cameras, etc.) remains subject to a 3 day quarantine after being returned to the library. This may impact the availability of items that are present in smaller quantities during high-use periods. If all available items are in quarantine, please talk to Circulation Desk staff about placing a hold on quarantined items or being notified when items become available for check out.
Complete list of available equipment in Lilly Library
Lilly Library has the following types of equipment available for 3 day checkout* for Earlham students, faculty, and staff:
* Those needing equipment/adapters for long term or ongoing use (more than 2 weeks) should communicate with ITS or their department to inquire about a more permanent solution.
**Manual and solutions disk available upon request.
Lilly Library also has the following items available for use In Library only:
Need equipment not on this list? Please see below for other available resources:
If you are a faculty or staff member in need of equipment for classroom/departmental use, please contact the ITS helpdesk (x2000) for assistance.
If you are a student looking for equipment to support Student Activities/Clubs, please contact Joe Lepone for assistance. The following equipment is currently available to loan, but other equipment needs will be explored as needed:
For information on Laptops available for circulation, please see the Laptops page. At this time, long-term laptop loans are only available through Lilly Library. More information is available at the link listed above.
Checking out equipment:
Any Earlham, ESR, or Bethany student, faculty or staff member may check out items on reserve.
You must have your ID in order to check out reserve materials.
Equipment must be returned to the circulation desk, to a staff member. DO NOT place reserve materials in the book drop.
Loan Periods for equipment:
Most equipment has a 3-day loan period.
Items that are only available for use in the library generally are available for 6-hour loan, unless otherwise noted on this page.
Overdue fines for AV equipment are $15 per hour, per item, and accrue rapidly. Be sure to return your items on time, to a staff member at the circulation desk, to avoid accidental fines and ensure availability to other students..
Replacement fines vary based on the cost of the item in question. If one piece is lost from a kit, the user will only be billed for the part that must be replaced, if it is available for individual purchase. An additional lost item processing fee of $20 may be charged.
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