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Library Collections: Notebook PCs & Special Needs Equipment

Description of various Library collections in all formats. (created Jan, 2010) Guide author: Thom Zantow and Circulation Staff

Notebook computers

  • The Library has 30 notebook computers available for students to check out on a first come-first serve basis.

The conditions of check out are significantly different for these computers compared to other Library resources

  • The check out period is for library use only
  • No renewals are permitted
  • Overdue fines begin at $5 when 15 minutes late and increase up to the cost of the computer.
  • The computers must be returned no later than 15 minutes before closing during normal Library hours
  • Students are responsible for any and all repair costs incurred.  Type of damage may include (but not limited to):
    • Damage to computer and/or screen
    • Cracked, scratched or broken parts
    • Damage caused by foreign materials
    • Damage caused by excessive force
  • SVSU does not assume responsibility for the presence of malicious software, viruses, etc.  

Special Needs Equipment

Special needs equipment available in the Library include:

  • Amigos - The Circulation Desk has three Amigo power scooters provided by Disability Services. These are available on a first come-first serve basis. These are checked out on a daily basis.
  • Phonic Ear - Phonic Ear is a portable wireless FM systems for Personal Assistive Listening. The Circulation Desk has one available for check out on a first come-first serve basis. These are checked out on a daily basis.

All of the equipment is available on a first come-first serve basis for same-day use within the SVSU campus.  See http://librarysubjectguides.svsu.edu/disability for more information on Library services.