Where can the laptops be used?
The laptops may be used only in Ablah Library and may not be taken outside the library. The laptops may not be taken into the foyer or the 24-Hour Study Room. Chromebooks and iPads may leave the library and check out for 3 days.
I need a laptop for a presentation I am doing in class. Can I take a library laptop to my classroom?
Chromebooks may leave the library and are HDMI accessible. If this is not sufficient for desired used, please contact the Media Resources Center - Campus Media Services (978-3588) or Student Support Services (only for SSS students) for additional Laptop options.
Can I check out more than one?
A student may check out only one laptop at any given time.
Can I reserve a laptop/Chromebook/iPad in advance?
Equipment may not be reserved in advance. All equipment checkouts are on a first come, first served basis.
How long can I use the laptop?
Laptops check out for up to four (4) hours. All laptops are due one hour before closing. Laptops checked out within four hours of closing will have a shorter loan period. Chromebooks and iPads check out for 3 Days. If needed for longer than 3 days chromebooks are available by request from the the Media Resources Center - Campus Media Services (978-3588) or Student Support Services (only for SSS students).
Can I renew the laptop?
A laptop can be renewed once as long as there is no waiting list. Chromebooks and iPads are not renewable. Please contact the Circulation Desk (316) 978-3582 if you are having issues returning the item on time.
How can I save my documents?
Patrons may save their documents by e-mailing the document as an attachment to an e-mail account, saving the document to a personal storage device (i.e. a flash drive or CD) or saving to a cloud storage option. Files may not be stored on the hard drive. All files saved on the hard drive are automatically deleted when the computer is restarted.
I have a program that I want to use while I'm here. Can I install it on the laptop?
No. You may not install personal software, change system settings, download plug-ins, or attach unauthorized hardware.
What if I have a problem with the library's laptop?
If you have a problem with the laptop, bring the laptop to the Circulation desk immediately at (316) 978-3582. If no immediate solution is available, another laptop can be checked out.