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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 Privileges

  • Equipment in the collection only circulates to active Emory faculty, staff, and students. 
  • Loan periods vary from 3 hours up to 1 week. Renewals are not allowed. 
  • Patrons must wait twenty-four hours after returning equipment from the 3-day or 1-week loan collections before checking out another of the same type. (No immediate recheck of material)
  • Patrons must wait one hour after returning equipment from the 3-hour collections before checking out another of the same type. (No immediate recheck of material)
  • 3-hour loans are Library Use Only (they cannot leave the building) and must be returned within 3 hours OR before the Heilbrun Music & Media Library closes for the day, whichever comes first.  The hours of operation are listed on the library's webpage.
  • Patrons may borrow only one of each type of equipment.
  • Patrons may borrow up to 3 pieces of equipment at a time.
  • All items must be returned directly to the Music and Media Library Desk.

For more detailed information, please see the library borrowing policies page.

EXCEPTION: Library-use only items needed to access Audio/Visual items in the media collection can be checked out by all patrons. This includes:

  • Headphones
  • Headphone Adapters
  • Remote Controls

Loan Periods / Overdue Fees

Here is a list of each loan period's overdue fees with a list of each item to which it applies:

  • Course Reserve 3-day loans: $1.00 per hour
  • 3-hour, laptop loans: $5.00 per hour
  • 3-hour, library-use only loans: $1.00 per hour
    • Cell Phone Chargers, HDMI Cables (for eClassrooms), Headphones, Headphone Adapters, Laptop Chargers, MediaLab External Disc Drives, MediaLab Stylus, Set of 3D TV Glasses, Remote Controls, TI-84 Calculators, and Wall Adapters
  • 3-day loans: $5.00 per day
    • TI-36 calculators, Flash Drives, MediaLab external hard drives
  • 1-week equipment loans: $5.00 per day
    • Apple Adapters, Digital Audio Recorders, Digital Cameras, DSLR Cameras, HD Camcorders, HDMI Cables, GPS Units, iPads, iPod Nanos, circulating Laptops, Microphones, Tripods, VGA Cables, VGA to HDMI Converter Boxes, Webcams, and Wireless Presenters

 

Lost / Replacement Fees

The minimum replacement fee for ANY lost piece of equipment is $100.00.

The replacement fees that are charged when an item is lost, irreparably damaged, or stolen cover not only the replacement of the piece of equipment itself, but all parts, accessories, and labor costs associated with the replacement of the item.  These replacement fees are subject to change depending on the costs at point of replacement.

Below is a list of items whose replacement fee is higher than the standard minimum replacement fee of $100.00

  • Apple 45W MagSafe2 Power Adapter (MacBook Air): $130.00
  • Apple 60W MagSafe Power Adapter (MacBook Pro): $130.00
  • Data Projector: $1000.00
  • Digitial Audio Recorder (Marantz): $675.00
  • Digital Audio Recorder (Zoom): $175.00
  • Digital Camera: $190.00
  • DSLR camera: $790.00
  • GPS Unit: $390.00
  • HD Camcorder: $470.00
  • iPad: $750.00
  • iPod Nano: $250.00
  • Library-Use Laptop (Mac or PC): $1595.00
  • Laptop (circulating Dell): $1000.00
  • Laptop (circulating MacBook): $1615.00
  • Microphone (Azden Wireless): $200.00
  • Microphone (PZM soundgrabber): $170.00
  • Microphone (RevoLabs Wireless USB): $250.00
  • Microphone (Shure SM58+XLR Cable): $155.00
  • Microphone (Snowball USB): $125.00
  • Microphone (Snowflake USB): $120.00
  • TI-84 Graphing Calculator: $250.00
  • Webcam: $140.00
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