Equipment Checkout @ the Library

students at circulation desk

The Circulation Desk on level 1 of the library offers equipment checkout services for LMU students, faculty and staff and Loyola Law School students.

Contact: For equipment checkout questions and information, call 310.338.5709 (on campus, ext. 85709)

Equipment Checkout Services:

Equipment can be checked out Sunday at 11 a.m. through Friday at midnight, and Saturday 11 a.m. to midnight by by Westchester and Loyola Law School students, faculty and staff. 

All equipment is available on a first come, first served basis. Borrowing times vary by item (see item section for more information). Renewals are possible if nobody else is waiting for one.

Fees will apply for all damaged items. The late fee on returns varies by item. Please see below for details.

  • Calculators

    A Texas Instruments – TI-34 Multiview Scientific Calculator can be checked out (for in-library use only) for four hours. Item may be renewed once for an additional four hours if there is no one else waiting for the item. Fees will apply for late or damaged items. There is a $1/hour fine for late items.

  • Cameras

    To borrow a camera you must fill out an Equipment Agreement Form in which you take responsibility for the digital camera and peripherals checked out to you. Cameras and camera accessories have a checkout period of 7 days with the option to renew for an additional 7 days if there is no hold on the item. There is a $10/day fine for late items and additional fees for damaged items upon return.

    Still Cameras

    Canon EOS Rebel T6 DSLR Camera with EFS 18-55mm IS II and EF 75-300mm III lens

    • Available to check out: camera body, 55mm camera lens, battery, battery charger, lens cap, neck strap, USB cord
    • Not available to check out: SD Memory Card
    • Software available at Canon's website

     Video Cameras 

    Drift HD Ghost

    • Available to check out: Drift HD ghost camera, battery, overall camera case, USB cord
    • Not available to check out: MicroSD memory card, waterproof camera case, universal clip, connector hatch
    • Watch this video for an introduction to using the Drift HD Ghost

    GoPro Hero3 (Black edition)

    • Available to check out: camera body, battery, camera case, HDMI cable, waterproof case, headstrap and quick clip and flat adhesive mount
    • Not available to check out: MicroSD memory card
    • Watch this video for an introduction to using the GoPro Hero3


    Sony Handycam HDR-PJ790

    • Available to check out: camcorder body, batteries(2), battery charger, HDMI cord, USB cable, camcorder bag, remote control and lens hood
    • Not available to check out: MicroSD memory card
    • Watch this video for an introduction to using the Sony Handycam

    Camera Tripods

    Vivitar Tripod - Travel/Spider and Expandable

    • 2 parts: top is detachable
  • Chromebooks

    Chromebooks are only available to LMU students, staff, and faculty. All Chromebooks can be checked out for seven days. Items may be renewed once for an additional seven days if there is no one else waiting for the item.

    To borrow a Chromebook you must fill out an Equipment Agreement Form in which you take responsibility for the Chromebook and peripherals checked out to you.

    The following rules for borrowing laptops apply:

    • Chromebooks may be checked out for one week.  It can be renewed one time if there is no waiting list.
    • Only one Chromebook may be checked out per person at a time.
    • Chromebooks are loaned on a first come, first served basis.
    • All Chromebooks must be returned no later than 15 minutes before the library closes on the due date.
    • Chromebooks returned late will incur a late fee at a rate of $10.00 per day. Chromebook chargers returned late will incur a late fee of $1 per day.
    • When returning a Chromebook, the borrower must go through a check-in process to ensure that the Chromebook is returned in good shape.
    • If Chromebooks are lost, stolen, or damaged, the borrower will be charge a replacement fee (for the replacement cost of the computer or repairs) of up to $700.00. 

    A few important things to note:

    • The Chromebooks reset after a reboot or 60 minutes of idle time.
    • Users can’t install apps.
    • Users can’t print directly from these devices.
    • Chromebooks inherently restrict the installation of many applications and are really only good for web surfing and web-based productivity suites including Office 365.
  • Disc Drives

    All disc drives can be checked out (for in-library use only) for four hours. Items may be renewed once for an additional four hours if there is no one else waiting for the item. Fees will apply for late or damaged items. There is a $1/hour fine for late items.

    Apple USB SuperDrive

    • External drive compatible with Mac systems without a built-in optical drive
    • Capable of playing and burning CDs and DVDs 
  • Headphones

    All headphones can be checked out (for in-library use only) for four hours. Items may be renewed once for an additional four hours if there is no one else waiting for the item. Fees will apply for late or damaged items. There is a $1/hour fine for late items.

    Sennheiser HD201

    • Stereo
    • 3.5 stereo jack with 6.3 mm adapter
  • Laptops and Laptop Chargers

    Please read our laptop checkout policy before checking out laptops.

    Laptops

    • MacBook 
    • MacBook Pro

    Laptop Chargers

    All laptop adapters/chargers can be checked out (for in-library use only) for four hours. Items may be renewed once for an additional four hours if there is no one else waiting for the item. Fees will apply for late or damaged items. There is a $1/hour fine for late items.

    MacBook charger (60W Magsafe)

    • Compatible only with MacBook and 13-inch MacBook Pro with MagSafe port

    MacBook charger (85W Magsafe 2)

    • Compatible only with 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro computers with MagSafe port

    PC laptop power adapter

    • Compatible with Acer, Asus, Compaq, Dell, Fujitsu, Gateway, HP, IBM, Lenovo, Panasonic, Sony, and Toshiba laptops
    • Connector tips available

    USB-C power adapter

    • Compatible with any USB-C device, including 12” Macbook or 13” Macbook Air
  • MIDI Keyboards

    All keyboards can be checked out (for in-library use only) for four hours. Items may be renewed once for an additional four hours if there is no one else waiting for the item. Fees will apply for late or damaged items. There is a $10/hour fine for late items.

    Alesis 25

    • 25-note velocity-sensitive MIDI keyboard controller with USB and MIDI ports which enable you to connect to almost all MIDI equipment including software and sound modules
  • Phone Chargers

    All chargers can be checked out (for in-library use only) for four hours. Items may be renewed once for an additional four hours if there is no one else waiting for the item. Fees will apply for late or damaged items. There is a $1/hour fine for late items.

    Apple USB Power Adapter (5W)

    • For use with Apple USB cable to make a iPod or iPhone charger

    Lightning to USB cable (1m)

    • For use with Apple USB Power adapter to make an iPod or iPhone charger for Lightning connector

    Micro-USB to USB Samsung phone charger

  • Portable Projector

    The portable projector can be checked out (for in-library use only) for four hours. Item may be renewed once for an additional four hours if there is no one else waiting for the item. Fees will apply for late or damaged items. There is a $10/hour fine for late items.

    ViewSonic M1 with Dual Harman Kardon Speakers 

    • Lightweight LED projector to be used in group study rooms without display monitor. This projector has versatile connectivity options including a MicroSD card slot, USB, and USB-C cables.
  • Remotes

    All remotes can be checked out (for in-library use only) for four hours. Items may be renewed once for an additional four hours if there is no one else waiting for the item. Fees will apply for late or damaged items. There is a $1/hour fine for late items.

    • Media Carrel remotes
    • Group viewing/listening room (rooms 218-222) remotes
  • Wacom Tablets

    ll tablets can be checked out (for in-library use only) for four hours. Items may be renewed once for an additional four hours if there is no one else waiting for the item. Fees will apply for late or damaged items. There is a $10/hour fine for late Wacom tablets and a $1/hour fine for late Wacom pens and cables.

    Tablets

    Wacom Intuos3 tablet PTZ-630

    Accessories

    Grip pen/Stylus and cable to work with Wacom Intuos3 tablet PTZ-630

  • VGA and HDMI Cables and Adaptors

    All cables and adapters can be checked out (for in-library use only) for four hours. Items may be renewed once for an additional four hours if there is no one else waiting for the item. Fees will apply for late or damaged items. There is a $1/hour fine for late items.

    Headphone Splitter (3-plug)

    • 1 mini-plug adapter for 3 headphones
    • Used to hook up three mini-plug headphones into one player

    Ethernet Cable

    HDMI Male to Male Cable

    Mini DisplayPort to VGA/HDMI adapter

    • Compatible with Mac devices with Mini DisplayPort, including MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, Mac Pro and Mac Mini

    VGA HD15 Male to Male Cable with Stereo Audio

    • 6 ft. and 12 ft.

    USB-C Port to VGA/HDMI Adapter

    USB-C to USB Adapter