Loanable Technology Collection and Policies

Camera Equipment
Presentation Equipment
Two Hour Loan
Data Storage amd Retrieval
Cables and Other Accessories
Media Players

Loanable Tech Checkout Procedure

  • Visit the Loanable Technology Desk on the upper level of the Undergraduate Library.
  • Bring a valid iCard.
  • Read and Sign our Equipment Loan Agreement Form.
  • After use, please return items to the Loanable Technology Desk (only).
  • You can check out a maximum of one item per the item types listed above.

Advanced Booking

  • Call (217) 300-1011 or stop by the Undergraduate Library Loanable Technology Desk
  • Requests are not accepted via voicemail or email
  • 1-week items only
  • Requests may be limited by item availability

Checkout Period

  • In-Library items: 2 hours
  • Out-of-Library items: 1 week
  • Maximum of 1 Renewal
  • Overdue fines are $15/day (for 1 week items)
  • Overdue fines are $5/hour (for 2 hour items)

For renewals call (217) 300-1011 or stop by the Undergraduate Library Loanable Technology Desk

  • Renewals are contingent on item availabilty, and not guaranteed
  • Renewal requests are not accepted via voicemail or email


1-Week (Out-of-Library Use) Loanable Technology available:

  • Monday: 12am-2:30am, 8:30am-midnight
  • Tuesday: 12am-2:30am, 8:30am-midnight
  • Wednesday: 12am-2:30am, 8:30am-midnight
  • Thursday: 12am-2:30am, 8:30am-midnight
  • Friday: 12am-2:30am, 8:30am-8:30pm
  • Saturday: 11:30am-8:30pm
  • Sunday: 11:30am-midnight

2-Hour (In-Library Use) Loanable Technology available:

  • When Undergraduate Library is open
  • due 15 minutes prior to closing


  • All pieces must be returned with an item before it will be removed from your account
  • The Library reserves the right to limit the number of reservations a patron can make on an item (or similar item) in order to provide access to multiple students.
  • Reservations are not guaranteed, since it is contingent on the previous patron returning the item on time.
  • The Library requires 72 hours after the return of an item before the borrower can check out the same or a similar item.
  • The Library is not responsible for any damage that may occur on borrower’s equipment as a result of equipment borrowed from the Library.
  • Exceptions may be made at the discretion of Library administration.