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
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
All fines and charges will be attached to the user’s
library account and may result in registration restrictions and the blocking of
Late return fee: $10.00 per hour
Replacement cost for lost, stolen, unreturned laptop: $1,200.00 + $100
(Replacement cost will be waived when returned. Processing fee is
Damage charges will be assessed based on the actual repair cost