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MC Loanable Technology Policies and Terms

General Terms and Conditions

  • The Library reserves the right to limit the number of bookings a patron can make on an item (or similar item) in order to provide access to multiple students. In general, the limit is one item per category at a time.
  • 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.
  • Exceptions may be made at the discretion of Library administration.
  • If any pieces are damaged or missing during the loan period, the borrower is held responsible and must discuss the issue with UGL Billing: go.library.illinois.edu/uglbilling
  • If anything is missing or damaged, the item will not be discharged from the borrower’s account until the situation is resolved.
  • The library is not responsible for any damage that may occur to equipment while in possession of the borrower.
  • By making a booking, the borrower agrees that all pieces are present upon check out.
  • The item must be returned to the Loanable Technology Desk in the Media Commons at the Undergraduate Library and cannot be returned to a different library or via a book drop box.
  • Overdue fines of $15/day begin accruing as soon as the items become overdue.
  • Loanable technology equipment will not be discharged from the borrower’s account until all the items are inspected and accounted for by a library staff member.
  • The Library does not provide common battery types (AA and AAA) for circulating items, nor will we refund any personal battery purchases.

Notice: Warning of Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (title 17, United States Code) governs the reproduction, distribution, adaptation, public performance, and public display of copyrighted material. A person who uses technology to make an unauthorized copy of copyrighted material may be liable for copyright infringement unless they have a valid justification for making the copy, such as fair use. Should you have questions regarding copyright, please contact the University’s Copyright Librarian, Sara Benson, at srbenson@illinois.edu. General copyright information is also available online at: http://guides.library.illinois.edu/copyrightreferenceguide.

Loanable Technology Checkout Procedure

  • Book equipment item in advance
  • In general, patrons may only book one item per category at a time.
  • All users must agree to our terms and conditions at time of booking.
  • Visit the Loanable Technology Desk on the upper level of the Undergraduate Library.
  • Bring an active UIUC i-card.
  • After use, please return items to the Loanable Technology Desk in the Media Commons during our open hours.

Checkout Period

  • In-Library items: 2 hours
  • Out-of-Library items: up to 10 days
  • Overdue fines are $15/day (for 10 day items)
  • Overdue fines are $5/hour (for 2 hour items)