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Laptop FAQs

Borrowing Wireless Laptops at an ACC Library
 
Who can borrow laptops?
Current ACC students and staff may check out laptops.
What do I need to check it out?
You need your ACC ID card and a clear library account. 
Where can I use a laptop?
You may use them in the library only. They cannot be taken elsewhere or checked out overnight. 
How long can I borrow a laptop?
Laptops can be checked out for a maximum of three hours. All laptops must be returned 30 minutes before the library closes each day.
Can I renew a laptop if I still need it?
In most cases you may renew the laptop at the check-out desk.
What equipment is available?
Depending on availability, campuses may have laptops, headphones, USB drives, charging cables, and mice for check out. 
What software is available on the laptops?
The laptops have a web browser, word processing, and spreadsheet software. It is not possible to add more software to the laptop.
May I place a hold or reservation on a laptop for a specific time?
All laptops circulate on a first-come, first-served basis. Laptops cannot be held for you, and they cannot be reserved for a certain time. 
How much does this cost?
This is a free service.  If the equipment is stolen or damaged while you have it checked out, you will be responsible for the full cost to replace ($1500 for the laptop) or repair it.
What help is available?
For assistance in searching electronic resources, contact the reference desk. Library staff are not responsible for instructing you on how to use the laptop.   If you are not comfortable working independently on a computer, you may want to visit the computer center where assistance is available.
How do I print or save information?
The laptops will print to the library network printer. No data can be stored on the laptop itself, but you may save your data to USB flash drive or the cloud.