Borrowing Technology

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.
  • 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.

Overdue fines will not be waived. Users who do not return materials are subject to replacement fees and overdue fines.

Laptops

  • Hourly items: Overdue fines are $1 PER HOUR with a maximum of $50.
  • Daily non-Chromebook items: Overdue fines are $1 PER DAY with a maximum of $100.
  • 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.

Chromebooks

  • 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.

Mobile Chargers, Hotspots and Graphing Calculators

  • Mobile Chargers: $1 per hour or $1 per day, depending on check-out period, with a maximum of $50.
  • Hotspots: $1 per hour or $1 per day, depending on check-out period, with a maximum of $50.
  • Graphic Calculators: Overdue fines are $1 per hour or $1 per day, depending on check-out period. Replacement fine is $100 per calculator.

Laptops

 

Semester Laptop Loans

Laptops may be checked out for a semester at a time.

  • Loaned first-come, first-served
  • Holds permitted
  • Renewals permitted

Semester 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.

Hourly 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.

Find Chromebooks in the catalog

Chargers, Hotspots and Calculators

 
  • 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.
  • Chargers can be renewed if one is available and/or a hold has not been placed on the item.

Access mobile chargers

  • The MVC library has forty-eight (48) hotspots available. 50 more hotspots are coming in April! Check the library's Instagram for updates!
  • Hotspots may be checked out for a semester at a time.
  • Hotspots can be renewed if one is available and/or a hold has not been placed on the item.

Access hotspots

  • Three calculators can be used in the library for two (2) hours at a time.
  • Calculators may be checked out for either two (2) hours, 7 days, or a select number for the entire semester.
  • Calculators can be renewed if one is available and/or a hold has not been placed on the item.

Access graphing calculators

Other Electronics

Technology for use while in the MVC Library

  • Three external cameras that can be plugged into library desktop computers for test-taking for two (2) hours at a time.
  • Two external DVD players that can be plugged into library computers to enable DVD watching for two (2) hours at a time.

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.

 

 

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