General Policies

  • Current MSU ID required to borrow technologies; headphones may also be checked out by community borrowers 
  • First come, first served
  • No renewals
  • Limit: 1 of each item (e.g. each patron may only checkout 1 laptop at a time, one iPad at a time, etc.)
  • Save & delete your content; MSU library is not responsible for deleting or retaining content
  • Equipment cannot be used in violation of the law or of Montana State University policies

All Library materials have replacement costs for lost or damaged items, as well as overdue fees; by borrowing items from MSU Library the user is responsible for the replacement value of all items, and acknowledges that they understand and agree to all policies as outlined by MSU Library.  

Various device chargers are provided for the convenience of our patrons, and charger wattage varies; users assume all risk & liability for damage to any non-library devices used in conjunction with chargers and other equipment borrowed from MSU Library. 

Laptops

Item Policy Availability
Dell Laptop  4 hour checkout; $10/day fine; $1,050 replacement
Dell power adapter and cord 4 hour checkout; $2/day fine; $55 replacement

 

Laptop Policies

  • 4 hour loan period for all laptops
  • Overdue fines: $10/day
  • Anyone with an MSU ID can check out a Laptop
  • 1 laptop limit
  • First come, first served
  • No renewals
  • Lost, broken or damaged items: user will be charged the replacement cost plus a $25 processing fee.
    • Laptop replacement cost: $1,050
  • Signature required before checkout (kept on file at the Borrow Desk) acknowledging user has received, read, understands and agrees to abide by all user policies as outlined by Montana State University Library.

 

iPads

Item Policy Availability
Apple iPad 3 day checkout, $10/day fine, $790 replacement 

 

 iPad Policies 

  • 3 day loan period for all iPads
  • Overdue fines: $10/day
  • Anyone with an MSU ID can check out an iPad
  • 1 iPad limit
  • First come, first served
  • No renewals
  • Lost, broken or damaged items: user will be charged the replacement cost plus a $25 processing fee.
    • replacement cost: $750 iPad & case; $40 charger
  • Signature required before checkout (kept on file at the Borrow Desk) acknowledging user has received, read, understands and agrees to abide by all user policies as outlined by Montana State University Library.

 

GoPros

Item Policy Availability
GoPro Hero3 Camera 3-day checkout, $10/day fine
Wrist Mount 3-day checkout, $2/day fine
Gooseneck Mount 3-day checkout, $2/day fine
Suction Cup Mount 3-day checkout, $2/day fine
Chest Mount 3-day checkout, $2/day fine
Tripod Mount 3-day checkout, $2/day fine
Sportsmans Mount 3-day checkout, $2/day fine
Rechargeable Battery 3-day checkout, $2/day fine
GoPro Hero3 User Manual & Quick Start Guide 3-day checkout, $2/day fine

GoPro Policies 

  • 3 day loan period for all cameras and accessories
  • Overdue fines:
    • Cameras: $10/day
    • Accessories: $2/day 
  • Anyone with an MSU ID can check out a GoPro
  • 1 camera limit, with multiple accessories 
  • First come, first served
  • No renewals
  • Lost, broken or damaged items: user will be charged the replacement cost plus a $25 processing fee.
    • Camera replacement cost: $225
  • Signature required before checkout (kept on file at the Borrow Desk) acknowledging user has received, read, understands and agrees to abide by all user policies as outlined by Montana State University Library.

 

Cameras and Projectors

Item Policy Availability
Canon digital camera 3-day checkout, $2/day fine
Projector 3-day checkout, $2/day fine
Projector peripherals 3-day checkout, $2/day fine
Sony Handycam 3-day checkout, $2/day fine
Tripod 3-day checkout, $2/day fine

 

Calculators

Item Policy Availability
10-digital calculator 4 hour checkout, $2/day fine
HP 10bII Financial calculator 4 hour checkout, $2/day fine
TI-30X IIS 2-Line Scientific calculator 4 hour checkout, $2/day fine
TI-83 Graphing calculator 4 hour checkout, $2/day fine
TI-89 Titanium Graphing calculator 4 hour checkout, $2/day fine

 

Miscellaneous Computer Stuff

Item Policy Availability
16 GB USB flash drive 3-hour checkout
External USB CD/DVD burner 3-day checkout, $2/day fine
Floppy Drive 3-day checkout, $2/day fine
Headphones 4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
Mouse 3-day checkout, $2/day fine
Multimedia card reader   3-day checkout, $2/day fine
Transcription USB foot pedal   3-day checkout, $2/day fine
Digital Voice Recorder  3-day checkout, $2/day fine
Garmin eTrex GPS  3-day checkout, $2/day fine
Lapel Microphone  3-day checkout, $2/day fine
Wireless Presenter  4-hour checkout, $2/day fine

 

Adapter, Cables, and Cords

Various device chargers are provided for the convenience of our patrons, and charger wattage varies; users assume all risk & liability for damage to any non-library devices used in conjunction with chargers and other equipment borrowed from MSU Library. 

Item Policy Availability
Apple 30-pin to USB cable 4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
Apple Lightning to USB cable  4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
Apple Lightning to HDMI Adapter 4-hour checkout,, $2/day fine
Apple 60W MagSafe power adapter
4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
Apple 45W MagSafe power adapter
4-hourcheckout, $2/day fine
Apple MagSafe extension cord  4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
Apple USB Power Adapter 4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
Apple Mini DisplayPort to VGA adapter 4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
Apple Mini DVI to VGA adapter 4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
Apple VGA adapter 4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
Extension cord 4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
HDMI cable 4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
HDMI to VGA adapter 4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
Micro USB power adapter & cable 4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
Mini Display Port to HDMI cable 4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
Network cable 4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
USB power adapter 4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
VGA cable 4-hour checkout, $2/day fine

 

Old School

Item Policy Availability
18-inch ruler 4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
Dry erase markers and eraser 4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
Electric typewriter 4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
Protractor 4-hour checkout, $2/day fine
Scissors 4-hour checkout, $2/day fine