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Tablet and Laptop Checkout

Laptops and tablets are available for 7-day checkout to current students, faculty, and staff from the Library Technology Services department on the Main Floor of the Library. A valid CSUN student or employee ID is required.

7-Day Check-out Devices (off-site)

Tablets
System Software Library has*
iPad Air 2 64GB with Keyboard Latest iOS, Microsoft Office 40
Laptops
System Software Library has*
HP EliteBook 840 G3 14-inch (Intel i5, 2.3GHz, 8GB RAM) Windows 10, Microsoft Office 47
HP EliteBook 740 G1 15-inch (Intel i5, 2.5 GHz, 8GB RAM) Windows 10, Microsoft Office 28
MacBook Pro 13-inch (Intel Core i5 2.9 GHz, 8GB RAM) Latest Mac OS, Microsoft Office 20
Other
Item Library has*
NEW! Franklin Wireless R910 Mobile Hotspot 10
NEW! TI-84 Plus Calculator 20

*Actual number of devices available for checkout varies. Please contact us for accurate number.

Device Accessory Checkout

3-Hour Check-out (on-site use only)

Item Library has*
Monoprice Hi-Fi DJ-Style Headphones 25
Wired USB Mouse 5
Apple 60W MagSafe Power Adapter (Old Macbook charger) 4
Apple 60W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter (New Macbook charger) 4
Apple 61W USB-C Power Adapter (Type C Macbook charger) 4
iPhone Charger (Lightning) 15
Android Charger (Micro USB) 10
Type C Charger 10
Kinivo 4-Port HDMI Splitter Box 3
Apple Lightning to HDMI Adapter 7
Mac DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter 10
PC DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter 7
Type C to HDMI Adapter 10
LG Slim Portable Disk Reader/Writer 5

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Software

The following software is loaded on the 7-day checkout HP Laptops: HP Laptop Software List (PDF)

The following software is loaded on the 7-day checkout MacBooks: MacBook Software List (PDF)

The following software is loaded on the 7-day checkout iPads: iPad Software List (PDF)

Policies

  • Laptop checkout is available during open Service Desk hours at the Library Technology Services office on the main floor of the Library.
  • Borrowers must be current CSUN students, faculty or staff, must hold a currently valid CSUN ID card, and have no outstanding library fines.
  • Only one laptop or tablet per person may be checked out.
  • Equipment cannot be reserved and are available on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • All checked out items must be returned to the Library Technology Services  department on or before the due date, up to one hour before the department closes.
  • All patrons must sign a System and Device Loan Agreement form before checking out equipment for the first time. Save time and fill out the Loan Agreement Form electronically on DocuSign before coming in.

Fines

  • 7-Day Checkout Items

    • $10 overdue fine per day or portion thereof for each item until all parts are returned

    • $75 processing fee for each lost/damaged item

  • 3-Hour Checkout Items

    • $1 overdue fine per hour or portion thereof for each item until all parts are returned

    • $15 processing fee for each lost/damaged item

Computers

The Oviatt Library provides access to computers throughout the building in support of research and learning at California State University, Northridge. 

  • Please see our Computers page for full details.