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Equipment for Checkout

Northwestern students, faculty and staff can checkout a variety of equipment from the University Library. Checkout time varies by equipment. All checkouts and returns take place at the University Library circulation desk.


Beginning in fall quarter 2018, Dell laptops will be available for both short term and long term loans. There are a limited number available, and they are loaned on a first-come, first-served basis. 


iPads are available to be checked out for 7-day loans to students, faculty, and staff. 

Audiovisual equipment

Northwestern University Library provides cameras, video cameras, a microphone and tripods for checkout. See our guide on library A/V and tech equipment for detailed specifications and borrowing guidelines for equipment.

Checkout and return takes place at the circulation desk in University Library.