We have laptops available for 1-week checkout.
Library Laptop Checkout and Use Policies
The following policy applies to laptop computers circulated by the Macdonald-Kelce Library. The laptops are configured with the same software as the computer lab computers.
The Library is not responsible for loss or damage to the borrower’s file(s) during the loan period. Anti-virus software is installed on all laptops; the Library is not responsible for computer viruses that may be transferred during use. The Library is not responsible for personal items left in the bag, nor in the laptop.
Fines and Liabilities
Fines are accrued at $10 per day. Additional charges may be assessed. The borrower is responsible for all costs associated with any damage to the laptop during their check-out period. The borrower is responsible for replacement costs in the amount of $2500 if the laptop is lost or stolen during their check-out period. Borrowers will be billed immediately. The borrower would also be responsible for any accrued overdue charges. Borrowers must adhere to the UT Acceptable Use Policy and the End User Network Equipment Policy.
Laptop and Components Replacement
The borrower will be responsible for the replacement of the laptop and components that are returned damaged or that are missing. The Library Systems Office will determine and advise the borrower of appropriate and acceptable replacement item(s). Items will be replaced with the same or similar product(s) dependent upon market availability.
Estimated Replacement Costs
Privacy Statement: Users of all public computers should be aware that it might be possible for third parties to obtain data from the computer's hard drive at a later date. The Macdonald-Kelce Library endorses the American Library Association's Policies on Confidentiality of Library Records and Personally Identifiable Information About Library Users. The Library will not release information about library users except as required by law, and only when served with a proper warrant or subpoena by law enforcement agents.
The library owns one of each of the following consoles on Reserve (Circulation Desk):
These consoles are available for a 24 hour check-out. Games borrowed are also for a 24 hour check-out. Prior to leaving the library with the console, and upon returning it, please make sure that the items below are in the case:
Once the console is checked out, the console becomes the responsibility of the patron. Please note: Checking the console in and out takes some time; please bring the console back to the Circulation Desk at least an hour prior to Library closing. Leave plenty of time for this transaction.
Fines and Liabilities:
The Borrower is responsible for all costs associated with any damage to the console during check-out period. The Borrower is responsible for replacement costs in the amount of $2,500 if the console is lost or stolen during the check-out period. The Library is not responsible for personal items left in the bag or in the console.
Fines are accrued at $10/day for the console and $5/day for the case or $15/day for both. Additional charges may be assessed.
Estimated replacement Costs:
If you don't have personal earphones/headphones to use while in the library, the Circulation desk will give you earbuds to keep. Ask a staff member at the Circulation Desk for a pair.
Bring earbuds or headphones any time you need to attend a class online via Zoom, attend a meeting, watch a film, or listen to music in the library. Using earbuds limits noise and allows for better sound quality.