Library Media Services - Equipment

Below is a list of equipment you may borrow from Library Media Services. To request a loan please fill out this form.

  • Borrowing is limited to Faculty, Staff, Students at the University of Maryland, College Park.
  • Loans are generally limited to three days with no renewals.
  • Equipment loan requests may take up to 3 days to process.
  • Due to high demand we suggest making all requests at least a week in advance.
  • Late items will be assessed a fee of $5.00, per item, per day, with a maximum fine of  $100 and a replacement fee commensurate with the cost of the equipment. 
  • For other audiovisual sources see this page



2- Canon XA20                                                        

1-JVC GC-PX100                                                      

2-Canon Vixia HF-10                                                 

2-Nikon D3200                                                         

5-Zoom Q2HD Handy Video Recorder                   

1-GoPro Hero4 Black                                              



2-Wireless lavalier mic                                                           

4-Rode Shotgun mic                                                  


2-Manfrotto MVT502AM with fluid drag head                  

1-Manfrotto 190XDB with basic head                         

1-Quantaray QT-II-950                                                       



4-Fluorescent lightboxes 

3-LED lightboxes 

2-Ring light


Digital Recorders

5-Zoom H1                                                                     



5-Macbook Air's with full editing suites (for loan up to four hours)

2-Digital computer projectors

2-External DVD Drives


Legacy Equipment

(The following equipment is being phased out and may no longer be available. Ask library staff if you are trying to reserve or use any of the following.)



Film projectors, 16mm, sound (Elmo)
Filmloop projector, 8mm (Technicolor)
Filmstrip projector, automatic cassette tape sync (Elmo)
Opaque projector, transportable (Bessler)
Overhead projectors (Apollo, Buhl, Elmo)
Slide audioviewers, automatic cassette tape sync (Kodak, Singer)
Slide delineascope (3689 "GK")
Slide projectors - zoom lens, tray and remote control included (Kodak)

Audio Equipment

If you need to transcribe a tape, we have machines equipped for this. Our standard cassette players should not be used for transcribing as it can damage them.

Compact disc player/cassette tape recorder, stereo (Eiki)
Digital recorders (Zoom H1)
Headphones, stereo, 1/4"/mini plug (Radio Shack, Nova-35)
Record player, mono, 3 speed (Hamilton)
Tape recorders, cassette, mono (Realistic, Marantz, Sony)
Tape recorders, cassette, programmable sync for Kodak slide projector (Sharp, Telex,Wollensak)
Tape recorder, dual cassette duplicator, radio, stereo (Realistic)
Tape recorder, open reel, stereo (Sony)
Transcriber, standard cassette (Sanyo)
Transcriber, mini-cassette (Sanyo)
Transcriber, micro-cassette (Sanyo)


Bullhorn, portable
Cameras, movie, Super 8mm film
Carts, folding
Cords, adapters--remote control extension and power for Kodak slide projectors, 3-prong plug adaptors, power extension cords
Digital still cameras, (Fujifilm, Nikon)
Digital video recorders, (RCA SD, Kodak PlaySport HD )
Dissolve units for slide projectors
Filmstrip adapters for Kodak slide projectors
Lenses, various sizes including zoom, for Kodak slide projector
Light pointers, battery powered, laser
Microphones and microphone stands, floor and table
Reels, 16mm, all sizes
Screens, projection, table 1 1/2', stand alone tripod 4',5',6'
Slide trays, 80 and 140 capacity
Speakers, amplified
Speaker, Wollensak tape recorder extension
Stack loaders for Kodak slide projectors
Stands, projection, portable, with optional shelf
Telecaption decoder
Tripods for cameras, lightweight, compact, 41" telescoping legs