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.
SD Card Reader, USB-powered SD card reader/writer. Loan period 6 hours.
USB Power Strip Tower,
Movable power tower, plug up to 8 devices via USB and 8 devices via AC electrical outlets. Loan period 8 hours, but many are scattered throughout the 2nd Floor.
White Board (Large),
42” by 32” portable whiteboard. Markers can be checked out at the TLC Tech desk. Loan period 8 hours.
White Board (Medium),
18" by 24” portable whiteboard. Markers can be checked out at the TLC Tech desk. Loan period 8 hours.
Shot Gun Microphone,
Rode Shotgun Microphone, for production use by mounting on a hot shoe. Compatible with our ring lights and camcorders. Must be reserved online 3 days in advance. Loan period up to 3 days.
Category: Production Equipment
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
Projector (HD AAXA Technologies),
AAXA P450 Pico/Micro 1280 X 800 resolution. High Definition Versatile Display Modes(Bright, Standard, Movie, Picture, Gaming). Equipped with HDMI and mini-VGA ports.
Built in audio speakers. Loan period 6 hours.
Mini Projector (Acer K132),
Acer K132 Pico/Micro 1280 X 800 resolution. Versatile Display Modes(Bright, Standard, Movie, Picture, Games). Equipped with HDMI and mini-VGA ports. Built in audio speakers. Loan period 8 hours.
Power Bank (Omni 20+),
Omni 20+ portable power bank. Powers laptops, camera, cell phones, speakers and more. 60W USB-C Port, 5-25V DC Out port, 100W wall socket and two USB ports. Loan period 6 hours.
Scientific Calculator (TI-30XS MultiView),
TI-30XS Multiview non-programmable scientific calculator. Loan period 6 hours.