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Equipment Loan Program

UMD Libraries has a variety of general-use equipment, from calculators to projectors and plenty of things in between! Our general-use equipment is first-come, first-serve and typically cannot be borrowed overnight or reserved in advance. To borrow general-use equipment, bring your UMD ID and visit the Tech Desk (McKeldin 2nd floor), the STEM Library service desk, or the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library service desk.

Need to borrow items for a longer period of time, or looking for specialty equipment? Explore the options below to learn about our long-term use laptops, media production equipment, equipment for studying, health, and wellness, and more. To reserve long-term equipment, please submit the request form at least 24 hours in advance of your need.

Availability as of 9:11 AM on June 28, 2022
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Tripod (Slik Sprint Pro II), Slik Sprint Pro II tripods are among the on-demand production equipment offered at the TLC. They are great travel tripods and have a maximum height of 64”. The multi-angle leg locks on this tripod make it perfect for filming on steps or in other uneven areas around campus. Loan period 8 hours.  
Category: Digital Cameras

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At McKeldin - Tech Desk, 2nd Floor

Camera (Nikon Coolpix B500), 16 MP Nikon B500 Coolpix with a 40x optical NIKKOR zoom lens with 80x dynamic zoom with 3-inch LCD display. Full HD 1080p video recording 30fps, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC connectivity. Loan period 8 hours.  
Category: Digital Cameras


DSLR (Nikon D3300),   Nikon D3300 24.2 MP with auto-focus,  10-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II NIKKOR Zoom lens ,USB cable and a SD card for file transfer Perfect for users who prefer high quality still photos. Loan period 6 hours.  
Category: Digital Cameras

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At McKeldin - Tech Desk, 2nd Floor

Camera (Nikon Coolpix L830), 16 MP Nikon L830 Coolpix with a 34x zoom NIKKOR lens, a 68x dynamic full 1080p HD video, and contains stereo sound. Loan period 8 hours.  
Category: Digital Cameras


Camera (Nikon Coolpix L120), 14.1 megapixel Nikon Coolpix L120 camera with 21x NIKKOR wide angle optical zoom lens.  Great for still pictures but not the right solution for extended filming. Loan period 8 hours.
Category: Digital Cameras


Video Camera
Category: Digital Cameras


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