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TLC Equipment Loan Program


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A variety of equipment is available for loan at the Tech Desk in the Terrapin Learning Commons (2nd floor) of McKeldin Library as well as at other library locations. If you are a current UMD student, staff, or faculty, you can check out the devices listed below.  Note that by borrowing any equipment from the UMD Libraries, you agree to comply with the terms of our Borrower Agreement. Fines and fees apply for late, lost, damaged, or stolen equipment.

The loan period for most items, including laptops and chargers, is four hours.

Laptops & Netbooks

Tablets & e-Book Reader

  • 12 Dell Latitude
  • 70 MacBook Air

For available software, see the software list.

  • 16 iPad 2
  • 5 ViewSonic gTablet (Android)
  • 5 Sony Reader Daily Edition
  • 2 Google Nexus
  • 1 Wacom Bamboo Create Pen and Touch Tablet

For available iPad apps, see the software list.

Laptop & Phone Chargers

Noise-Reduction Headphones

  • 11 Universal PC Chargers (fits most brands except Apple/Mac)
  • 24 MacBook chargers for various, recent models
  • Micro USB Phone Chargers
  • USB C-type Chargers
  • iPhone 4, 5, and 6 chargers
  • USB Wall Charger Adapter (Two Ports, 20 Watts) 
  • Additional batteries and chargers
  • 26 Audio Technica
  • 10 Sony


HDMI/VGA Cables & Adapters

  • 5 Nikon Coolpix L120 still & video cameras
  • 5 Sony HDR-CX440 Handycam camcorders
  • 2 Sony DCR-SX85 Handycam camcorders
  • 4 Logitech QuickCam Ultra Vision webcams
  • 2 Cobra Digital Camcorders
  • Standard 10ft HDMI to HDMI cable
  • Standard VGA to VGA cable
  • VGA to HDMI and HDMI to VGA adapters
  • Mini-DisplayPort to HDMI/DVI and VGA (can be used with our MacBooks)
  • Mini-DVI to VGA adapter
  • DVI to VGA adapter
  • iPad to HDMI and VGA adapter


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Other Equipment

Multimedia computer peripherals - For use on the multimedia workstations at McKeldin and with laptops and personal computers as well as a variety of specialized equipment-please check for loan periods as they vary:

  • Pen Tablet
  • USB Headset w/ Microphone
  • Webcam
  • USB Mouse
  • 2 VuPoint Portable Scanners
  • 2 PenPower Pen Scans
  • 2 Solar Chargers
  • 2 Pocket Projectors
  • 2 Acer Projectors
  • 2 Phillips Portable DVD Players
  • FireWire 6-Port Hub
  • USB 7-Port Hub
  • 12 in 1 Memory Card Reader
  • Wireless Keyboard/Mouse
  • 2 Square Trade Cameras
  • 2 High Capacity Batteries for Apple Devices
  • 2 Logitech Webcams
  • 2 Sony Camcorders
  • Graphing and Scientific Calculators

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Equipment Loan Policies:

Equipment Loan Available at other Branches & on campus:

Have questions, comments, or suggestions about the program? Email us or speak with any staff member at the TLC Tech Desk.