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TLC Tech Desk

Located on the 2nd floor of McKeldin Library, the TLC Tech Desk offers access to a range of services and spaces. 

 

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Equipment Loan

Visit the Tech Desk to check out laptops, calculators, tablets, projectors, a variety of chargers, and more -- all for free. You can borrow most equipment for up to 6 hours, or check out our longer loans for laptops or audio and video production equipment. We even offer items like yoga mats, sports equipment, study supplies, and light therapy lamps. 

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Media Technology

Reserve the Podcasting Lab to record and edit your own podcast, or the Memory Lab to convert your old media to digital. You can even check out cameras, tripods, mics, lighting, and specialty equipment kits from the Tech Desk for your projects. Get the right tools to bring your idea to life!

More details and request forms
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Meeting Rooms & Study Spaces

Collaborate on group work anywhere in the open space of TLC, or reserve a more private group study room. We can also accommodate larger groups, special meetings, and events -- just let us know your needs and our staff will help connect you to the right space.

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Specialty Printing & Publishing Services

We're here for all your printing and binding needs! Whether it's special paper for a resume, a research poster, or a hard-bound copy of your thesis, the TLC can help you out. We even have a fax machine, available to both send and receive faxes.

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Events & Activities

Take a break from your work with therapy dogs, craft projects, and engaging exhibits: just some of the many activities going on help you recharge, learn new things, and connect with important student groups and campus services. Want to partner with us to hold an event? Reach out and let us know!

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Contact Us

To reach the TLC Tech Desk employees directly:

  • Email: tlc@umd.edu
  • Phone: (301) 405-9056
  • Or stop by in person!
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