Technology Lending

Technology Lending at the Miller Learning Center

We're getting ready for Fall 2019! Equipment loans will begin on Wednesday, August 14th. This page is in the process of an update - if you have a specific question not currently answered here, please contact mlctechinfo@uga.edu.

The Miller Learning Center offers laptops, cameras, charging accessories, and other equipment for loan to students at the University of Georgia. This service is always free when items are returned on time, complete, and in working condition. Active loans and due dates/times are viewable on your library account ("Sign in" top right). Get started as a borrower by submitting this request or by visiting the EITS Service Desk on the 3rd floor, East wing of the MLC.

Laptops & Tablets Maximum Loan Duration
- Dell Latitude Laptops Up to 24 hours
- MacBook Air Laptops
- iPads
Get Started As A Borrower
Audiovisual Production Maximum Loan Duration
- Canon DSLR Cameras* & Lenses Up to 7 days

*Borrowers must provide their
own memory cards.
- Microphones & Audio Recorders*
- Tripods
- GoPros* & other cameras
Get Started As A Borrower
Device Accessories & Adapters Maximum Loan Duration
- Data/charging cables (iOS & Android) Up to 24 hours
- MacBook Chargers
- Display Adapters
- iOS/Lightning Device Adapters
- External USB Batteries
E-Readers Maximum Loan Duration
Kindle Paperwhite Up to 14 days
Get Started As A Borrower

Service Hours

Sunday Monday - Thursday Friday Saturday
11 a.m. - 11 p.m. 8 a.m. - 11 p.m. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Hours may vary due to holidays and other University scheduling changes. Check hours for a specific date (look for "Miller Learning Center - Tech Lending Desk").

Location


The Tech Lending Service Desk is located on the 3rd floor of the Miller Learning Center, on the East wing (closest to Sanford Stadium). This is to your left if you enter from the Central Staircase OR to your right if you arrive via elevator. All equipment must be picked up and returned to this location.

Eligibility

Borrowers must be currently enrolled for credit at UGA and have less than $15.00 in outstanding charges from any library location on. After submitting a request to borrow, students will need to present their UGA Card or alternate form of current photo identification to initiate a loan.

Reservations

Equipment cannot be reserved in advance, and is available on a first come, first served basis.

Renewals

Equipment may not be renewed. A new loan for the same type of equipment may be initiated if an identical item is currently available.

Duplicate items

Multiple items of the same type may not be checked out to the same individual without prior approval. To inquire about a specific need, students should contact mlctechinfo@uga.edu.

Late Returns

Items returned after the due date and time will result in fees charged to your library account. Fees accrue hourly or daily, depending on the length of loan and item type. 

Service Fees for Equipment Kept Past Due

Laptops (Dell & Mac)

$10 per hour

Data cables, charging accessories, display adapters & accessories, iPads

$5 per hour

Canon DSLR Cameras

$25 per day

Kindles, Mics, Recorders, Lenses, Tripods, & GoPro mounts, DSLR Filter Set, Other Cameras $10 per day
Return of incomplete equipment $10 processing fee or full price of component replacement
View a full list of equipment with loan periods and fee scale.

Excessive lateness will result in the loss of borrowing privileges. Police reports are filed on items 7 days overdue.

Damaged, lost, or stolen equipment

Students assume full responsibility for equipment and agree to pay repair or replacement costs for equipment that is lost or damaged while in their care, plus a $10 processing fee. Students agree to file a police report if borrowed equipment is illegally removed from their possession. Equipment will be tracked in the case of theft.

Maximum replacement costs vary by item

MacBook Air Laptop; power adapter

$2000;$100

Kindle

$80

Dell Inspiron Laptop; power adapter

$1300;$100

Canon Rebel EOS T7i

$700

Canon Rebel EOS T6i

$600

Canon Rebel EOS T2i - T3i

$500

H1 Handy Recorder

$100

Manfrotto Tripod

$150

iPad

$200

Lapel Microphone

$30

H1n Handy Recorder

$130

Bags & cases

$50

GoPro Hero 3+

$150

External USB Battery

$40; $20

DSLR Lenses

$300

GoPro Mounts

$40

RODE Microphones

$150

DSLR Filter Set

$30

Panasonic Camcorder

$200    

Flip Camera

$30

 

 

Incidentals: lens caps, data cables, batteries, power cords, etc.

$10-$20

View a full list of replacement costs for equipment, components, & accessories.

Fees & Payment

All fees must be paid to the Miller Learning Center (not other library locations). Payment may be made in person, Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm, in the MLC administrative offices (373), or by phone during the same hours at 706-542-7000. Failure to pay over time will result in a hold placed on borrowers' student records. Same day hold removal is only guaranteed by appointment.

Questions? Email the MLC Service Desk Manager, Germaine Cahoon, at mlctechinfo@uga.edu