TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY Pickler Memorial Library Truman State University

Laptop Circulation Policy

Laptop computers are available for student checkout from the Library Service Desk in Pickler Memorial Library.  Laptops are checked out on a first-come, first-served basis; they cannot be reserved.
LAPTOPS MAY NOT BE TAKEN FROM THE BUILDING.  Removing a laptop or any of its peripherals from the Library will be considered theft.  The loan period is 2 hours or less.  Students requiring use of a laptop outside of the Library or for longer periods of time should inquire at the IT Service Center (PML 203).

To borrow a laptop you must have a VALID current student Truman ID, and must read and sign the Laptop Borrowers Agreement. This agreement will remain on file for the remainder of the semester.

If you have outstanding library fines or charges that prevent you from checking out other library materials, you will not be allowed to check out laptops.  Under no circumstance will an individual be allowed to check out a laptop for another individual.

Laptops come preinstalled with the same software that is available on the PC's in the Computer Labs.  YOU MUST SAVE YOUR FILES to your Y drive, or a personal flash before returning to the Library Service Desk.  The Library does not assume any responsibility for files left on the hard drive.  You should not install applications on the laptops; you may print to a networked printer in the lobby or 2nd floor IT Service Center (PML 203). 

You are responsible for loss, theft, or damage to laptops and accessories.  DO NOT LEAVE YOUR LAPTOP UNATTENDED.  In case of a Library evacuation, keep the laptop with you and return it when you are permitted to re-enter the building. 

Up to 2 hours or until closing, whichever comes first
No renewals  

All fines and charges will be attached to the user’s library account and may result in registration restrictions and the blocking of transcripts.

    Late return fee:  $10.00 per hour
    Replacement cost for lost, stolen, unreturned laptop:  $1,200.00 + $100 processing fee
            (Replacement cost will be waived when returned.  Processing fee is not waived)   
    Battery:  $110.00
    Damage charges will be assessed based on the actual repair cost


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