Laptop loans

The lockers for the laptops

 

Borrow an extended loan laptop

Bring your student ID to the Enquiry Desk instead of the usual laptop lockers. You must also return your laptop to the Enquiry Desk so one of our friendly staff members can sanitise it for the next user.

Where to find the laptops

Location Locker ID (Letter) Number of Devices Device Types Loan Length
Clifford Whitworth (Ground Near PC Suite) A 72 HP Laptop 24 hour
Clifford Whitworth (Ground Near PC Suite) B 48 HP Laptop 24 hour
Allerton Learning Space C 60 HP Laptop 24 hour
Chapman 1st floor D 36 HP Laptop 24 hour
University House E 36 HP Laptop 24 hour
Clifford Whitworth (Ground Near Entrance) F 36 HP Laptop 24 hour
MCUK G 24 Acer Laptop 24 hour*
MCUK G 12 MacBook 24 hour*
Clifford Whitworth (1st floor Near PC Suite) H 48 Acer Laptop 24 hour*
Clifford Whitworth (1st floor Near PC Suite) H 48 MacBook 24 hour*
Lady Hale (1st Floor) J 48 Acer Laptop 24 hour*
Lady Hale (1st Floor) J 36 MacBook 24 hour*
Clifford Whitworth (Enquiry Desk) Desk 212 HP Laptop 4 Weeks

*These devices will become weekly loans later this year.

Your responsibilities

You are responsible for the laptop/charger while it is loaned to you. It must not be left unattended or loaned to anyone else. Fees will be charged for stolen, lost and damaged laptops and chargers. If you are aware that what you loan is damaged, please take it to the Library Enquiry Desk as soon as you notice the fault.

Item Fee
HP Laptop is returned in an irreparable condition (as specified by third party supplier) £850
HP Loss of Laptop power cable £30
Acer Laptop is returned in an irreparable condition (as specified by third party supplier) £1186.80
Loss of Acer Laptop charger £41.94
MacBook is returned in an irreparable condition (as specified by third party supplier) £1714.41
Loss of MacBook charger £83.61
Returned device requires repair Fee subject to cost of repair as determined by Digital IT

 

Courtesy email

A courtesy email is automatically sent to you whenever you borrow a laptop and charger. It lists the locker details (e.g. 'Locker Number AB 01: Library Laptop'), and the date and time the laptop needs to be returned.

Key points about laptop loans

  • By borrowing equipment, you agree to comply with the Library Loan Policy.
  • You are fully responsible for any and all damage to the equipment on your library account and costs associated with them.
  • Damage/loss/theft of equipment must be reported immediately to the library services team.
  • You are responsible for returning equipment in the same condition in which it was borrowed. 
  • Lost or damaged equipment could result in you paying full replacement or repair cost.
  • Equipment must be returned by the return date.
  • Returned devices will only be removed from your library account if they are plugged into the lapsafe locker. 
  • Borrowing blocks may apply to late returns or returned devices that are not plugged into the lapsafe locker.

We're here to help

Do you have an enquiry or maybe you just need some help?

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