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Equipment Collections at Emory

The Audio/Visuals Collection at the Roberts W. Woodruff Library's Music and Media Library is a pool of audio visuals equipment, readily available for the Emory community.

Borrowing Information and FAQ

PLEASE NOTE: Anything saved on these computers will be erased as soon as you log off or shut the computer down.  It is highly recommended that you save everything you need to online storage or on a removable storage device before logging off or shutting down the device.

If you are experiencing any technical issues with this laptop or have any technical questions, please contact the Emory IT Service Desk by calling (404) 727-7777.

Equipment Available for 1-week loan

Dell Ultrabook and MacBook Laptops

Software Currently Available:

Dell:

  • Video:
    • Picasa 3, VLC Media Player
  • Audio:
    • Audacity, iTunes
  • Productivity:
    • Word 2016, Excel 2016, PowerPoint 2016, End Note, Adobe Digital Editions 4.0, Adobe Reader XI
  • ​Social Media:
    • Skype for Business; Skype
  • Other Available Programs:
    • ​Citrix Receiver

Apple:

  • Video:
    • iMovie, Photos, Quicktime, VLC Media Player
  • Audio:
    • Audacity, iTunes, Garage Band
  • Productivity:
    • Word 2016, Excel 2016, PowerPoint 2016, Pages, Numbers, Key Note, End Note, Adobe Reader
  • ​Social Media:
    • Skype

If you need assistance installing a software application which is not included by default, please come to the Marian K. Heilbrun Music and Media Service Desk Monday through Friday between 9am and 3pm for assistance.

Borrowing Policies -- 1 week use Collection

Basic Circulation Information:

This equipment may be checked out for one week at a time from the Music and Media desk.

These items cannot be renewed.

This equipment may be taken out of the library.

Overdue fines are $5.00 per day.


Borrowing Policies for the 1-week Laptop Collection:
  • Laptops check out for one week, with no renewals. Patrons can only check out one at a time.
  • Emory faculty, staff, and students must present their Emory Card.
  • Patrons must wait twenty-four hours after returning a laptop before checking out another.
  • Each laptop is checked out with an accompanying accessory bundle.  This bundle includes a protective carrying case, a laptop power adaptor, and the Macbooks also have a USB Adapter and a computer case on the laptop itself.
  • Overdue fines are $5.00 per day, with the following replacement fees for any laptop that is lost, stolen, damaged beyond repair, or not returned:
    • Dell Ultrabook: $1,000.00 replacement fee
    • Apple MacBook: $1,615.00 replacement fee
  • Charges for damage will be assessed based on repair cost.
  • When returned, all computers will be cleared of all data and restored to the default image.  The library is not responsible for any loss of data.

Equipment Available for 3-hour loan (Library Use Only)

Library-Use Only: Dell and MacBook Pro Laptops

Software Currently Available:

Dell:

  • Video:
    • DVD Maker, Picasa 3, VLC Media Player
  • Audio:
    • Audacity, iTunes
  • Productivity:
    • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, End Note, Adobe Digital Editions 4.0, Adobe Reader XI
  • Other Available Programs:
    • Citrix Receiver

Apple:

  • Video:
    • iMovie, Photos, Quicktime, VLC Media Player
  • Audio:
    • iTunes, Audacity, Garage Band
  • Social Media:
    • Skype
  • Productivity:
    • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Pages, Numbers, Key note, End note, Adobe Reader

Borrowing Policies -- Library Use Only Collection

Basic Circulation Information:

This equipment may be checked out for three hours at a time from the Music and Media desk, you must leave your photo ID while borrowing a laptop.

These items can be renewed.  

This equipment is for use in the library only.

Overdue fines are $5.00 per hour.  


Borrowing Policies for the 3-hour, Library Use Only Collection:
  • Laptops and their power adaptors are available to current Emory faculty, staff, and students only.

  • Laptops and their power adaptors are for use in the Woodruff Library only.

  • Limit one laptop and adaptor per patron.

  • Emory faculty, staff, and students must present their Emory Card.

  • Laptop checkout is limited to 3 hours OR before the Heilbrun Music & Media Library closes for the day, whichever comes first.  The hours of operation for the Heilbrun Music & Media Library are listed on the library's webpage.

  • All laptops must be returned no later than fifteen minutes before the Music & Media Library closes.

  • Laptops may be renewed once at the 4th floor Music and Media library desk.

  • If the Music & Media Library is closed, laptops must be returned to the Security Desk on Level 2. The $5 per hour overdue fine will accrue until the laptop is checked in the following morning.

  • Charges for damage will be assessed based on repair cost.

  • When returned, all laptops will be cleared of all data and restored to the default image.  The library is not responsible for any loss of data.

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