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Media Equipment

Media Booking Information
The deadline for requesting equipment to be checked out or delivered from the Library is one complete business day (24 hours) prior to the date the equipment is needed.

Requests are reviewed Monday-Friday only.

How to request media equipment:
  1. Review the inventory and policy notes below for available equipment.
  2. Click the equipment request form link.
  3. Fill out the form completely.
  4. Click the submit button.
  5. You will receive a confirmation when your request has been finalized.

Equipment Available for Pickup at the Library (Circulating Items):
Note: Circulating items must be returned to the library on the same day as check out unless prior arrangements are made with the library at the time of the request.

Equipment / Description
  • Laptops  -  Portable computer
  • LCD Projectors -  Projects image from a computer onto a screen
  • Laser Pointers  - Battery-operated electronic pointer
  • Electronic Voice Recorder  - Digital audio recording device
  • HD Camcorder (PC and MAC compatible) - Digital camcorder - Students must provide their own SD card.
  • Scientific Calculator - *In-house use only. Two hour check out limit.*
  • Tripods  -  Stationary base for camcorders

Equipment Available for Delivery:
Note: Policy prohibits the delivery of equipment to residence halls.

Equipment / Description
  • TV DVD/VCR Carts - Plays a DVD or VHS tape onto the accompanying TV monitor
  • Empty AV Carts - Typically requested in conjunction with the use of a Laptop/LCD Projector set up
  • Portable Screens - Self-defined

Sound and lighting:
If your event needs special sound or lighting setup (including microphones), please contact the IT Help Desk for assistance @ 617-735-9966 or
Technical Assistance
Questions or problems associated with the media classrooms or equipment should be directed to the Helpdesk at 617-735-9966 or