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Technology Resources

The MVC Library is invested in your success. Students have access to a wide range of technology resources including laptops and chromebooks to complete classes on, as well as graphing calculators, mobile chargers and mobile hotspots. See below for details regarding each available resources, including check out information and overdue fines.

 

Checking Out Technology Resources

  • Users must show an accepted form of ID. Please see the section ID Cards.
  • Return checked-out items by handing them into the Circulation/Reserve Counter staff.

 

Laptops

Semester Laptop Loans

  • Laptops may be checked out for a semester at a time.
  • Laptops are loaned on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Holds may be placed on laptops.
  • Renewals are allowed on laptops.

Hourly Reserve Laptops

  • Ten (10) Lenovo Yoga Laptops are available for LIBRARY USE ONLY.
  • Laptops may be checked out for a maximum of two (2) hours at a time.

Fines

  • Hourly items: Overdue fines are $1 PER HOUR with a maximum of $50 for hourly items.
  • Daily non-Chromebook items: Overdue fines are $1 PER DAY with a maximum of $100.
  • Overdue fines will not be waived.
  • Users who do not return a laptop will be charged a replacement cost and any overdue fine accrued.
  • Users who return a Lenovo laptop broken or damaged will be charged $100 in addition to any overdue fine accrued.

Semester LaptopsHourly Laptops

 

Chromebooks

Chromebooks may be checked out for one term at a time (fall, winter, spring, summer).

  • A hold can be placed on a Chromebook.
  • A Chromebook cannot be renewed.
  • Users who do not return a Chrome Book, or return a Chromebook damaged, will be charged a $150 replacement fee.
  • Daily Chromebook Overdue Fines: Overdue fines are $5 per day up to a maximum of $50.

Find Chromebooks in the catalog

 

Mobile Chargers and Hotspots

  • The MVC library has thirty (30) mobile chargers available.
  • Chargers may be checked out for either 7 days, or two (2) hours at a time. Hotspots may be checked out for 21 days.
  • Chargers and hotspots can be renewed if one is available and/or a hold has not been placed on the item.
  • Overdue fines: $1 per hour or $1 per day, depending on check-out period, with a maximum of $50.

Access mobile chargers Access hotspots

 

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Graphing Calculators

  • The MVC library has 41 graphing calculators available.
  • Three calculators can be used in the library for two (2) hours at a time.
  • 18 calculators can be checked out for 3 days at a time. 20 calculators can be checked out for 7 days at a time.
  • Calculators can be renewed if one is available and/or a hold has not been placed on the item.
  • Overdue fines: $1 per hour or $1 per day, depending on check-out period.
  • Replacement fine: $100 replacement fee.

Find graphing calculators in the catalog

 

Saving and Printing Your Work

  • Files cannot be saved to the hard drive. To save your work, use a USB drive or upload files to a cloud drive.
  • Library laptops have software on them that erases everything on them each time they are shut down; any work saved to a Library laptop will be lost upon restart.
  • The laptops are equipped with Wi-Fi.
  • Wireless printing is available from the Lenovo Yoga laptops.

 

Technical Assistance

Technical assistance from the College IT department is available for the Lenovo Yoga laptops.