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Technology loans

image of computer cables from utsc libraryMany University of Toronto libraries lend technology such as devices and/or accessories to current U of T students, faculty, and staff. Each library maintains its separate technology collection and loan policies. Use the tables on this page to help find what you need.

Items for loan  |  Conditions  |  Loaning to any U of T |  Loaning to select group

Types of items for loan

Selection of items varies from library to library. Some libraries only loan accessories.

Laptops & other devices

Mac and PC laptops; tablets; gaming consoles; audiovisual devices such as digital cameras, recorders, and projectors; calculators, and more.

Accessories

Adapters/chargers, cables, laptop locks, USB keys, mice, headphones, microphones, tripods, and more.

Conditions

  • TCards are required to borrow technology from all libraries
  • Loan periods and fines/fees vary from library to library
  • Whether the loans are first-come/first-served or bookable depends on the specific library
  • Some libraries require that the technology be used in the library only
  • See the information page in the table below for each library's conditions

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Libraries lending to any current U of T students, faculty, and staff

LIBRARY / TECH INFO PAGE

DEVICE LOANS

ACCESSORY LOANS

Robarts Library tech info page Yes – 3rd floor Media Commons desk.
 
Yes – 3rd floor Media Commons desk.
Gerstein Science Information Centre tech info page   Yes
OISE Library tech info page Yes Yes
UTM Library tech info page Yes Yes
UTSC Library tech info page Yes Yes
Chemistry Library tech info page   Yes
D. G. Ivey Library (New College) tech info page Yes  Yes
E. J. Pratt Library (Victoria College) tech info page Yes  Yes
Emmanuel Library (Victoria College) tech info page Yes Yes
Kelly Library (St. Mike's College) tech info page Yes Yes
Media Commons – See Robarts    

 

Libraries lending to selected U of T students, faculty, and staff

LIBRARY / TECH INFO PAGE

DEVICE LOANS

ACCESSORY LOANS

Accessibility Services tech info page
Students registered with AS only
Yes  
Dentistry Library tech info page
Dentistry students, faculty, & staff only
Yes Yes
Music Library tech info page
Faculty of Music students and faculty only.
 Yes  Yes

–Updated November 22, 2021