Technology loans

Technologies on loan

  • 6 Dell laptops
  • 10 mobile device chargers
  • 4 sets of headphones
  • 2 Mac adapters
  • 6 mobile device charging cables

  headphones, mobile chargers, dell laptop, and mac adapter  mobile device charging cables

Length of technology loans period

  • Current OISE degree students, OISE staff, and OISE faculty can borrow technology loans  at the Service Desk on the Ground Floor of the Library using their TCard.
  • Technology loans are available on  at a first-come, first served basis. Items cannot be booked in advance. Loans are four hours, no renewals.
  • Items must be returned to the Service Desk a minimum of 15 minutes before the Library closes -- please see Library Hours.

Overdue technology loans

  • Patrons will be billed 50 cents per hour for overdue technology loans. Future technology loan privileges may also be revoked.

Laptops

Six Dell laptops are available on four-hour loan at the Service Desk on the Ground Floor of the OISE Library.

  • Current OISE degree students, OISE staff, and OISE faculty can borrow a laptop at the Service Desk on the Ground Floor of the Library using their TCard.
  • Library laptops are available on a first-come first-served basis – they cannot be booked in advance. 
  • For special equipment bookings, please use the online Education Commons booking form.

Laptop software include:

Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft Excel 2012, Microsoft Outlook 2010, Microsoft Powerpoint 2010, Microsoft Access 2012, Write-N-Cite, Kurzweil text-to-speech software, and Beyond 20/20

Your personal information:

All personal information (passwords, saved documents, etc.) are automatically cleared once you log off the laptops. Please note that documents will not be saved to the laptop so you must remember to save your work before logging off.

Laptop loss and damage:

  • Patrons will be billed a replacement fee of $1900 for a lost laptop.
  • Patrons will be billed for any costs incurred to have damaged laptops repaired.

Mobile device chargers

  • The OISE Library has 10 portable mobile device chargers compatible with both Apple or Android devices.
  • Patrons will be billed a replacement fee of $80.00 for a lost mobile device chargers.