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University Libraries

Borrow Technology

The Technology Lounge on Level 5 of Thomas Cooper Library loans laptops, iPads, camera equipment, virtual reality devices and more.

Management of the Provost Loan Program, a program that provided semester long laptop loans, has moved to the Carolina Tech Zone.  Please contact the Carolina Tech Zone with questions, returns, and repair requests.  


General Check Out Policies

  • Book online at least 1 day in advance, except for short-term loans
  • Pickup and return at the Help Desk on Level 5 during staffed hours
  • Valid CarolinaCard required
  • Loan period is 7 days unless otherwise noted

Equipment Options

Choose the categories below to see availability and reserve online.

Short-term Loans (4 hours)

Need a charger in the library or a calculator for class? Reserve one now!


Long-term Loans (7 days)

Reserve up to the day before and pick up in the Tech Lounge on Level 5.


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