Equipment available for checkout at the Circulation Desk

All items check out for 1 day, and are due back the next day by midnight or closing, whichever is earlier

All items are available for check out to all Students, Faculty, and Staff of Kent State University.

Items marked with an asterisk (*) may be able to be checked out for longer if needed for a class or conference, depending on availability.

Only items marked with a dagger (↑) are able to be checked out to Community Borrowers.

Chromebook Laptops

An 11.6" laptop that runs the Chrome Operating System.  Easily access your Kent State University Google Apps for Education such as gmail, Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides.  Detailed information on Chromebooks.


Detailed information on camcorder loans.

Wireless Presenters(*)

Handheld remote that uses a USB connector to allow you to control your Power Point Presentations without having to use the keyboard.

Lapel Microphones(*)

Small clip-on microphone on a long cord.  It can be used to record interview on one of our video cameras, or even on your smart phone.

Mac adapters(*)

A small cable that allows you to connect your Mac Computer to a VGA display (such as on the fourth floor of the library, and most classrooms.  We have both "Mini Display Port to VGA" and "Mini-DVI to VGA."

Scientific and Graphing Calculators(*↑)

Various brands and types.

Extension Cords(↑)

Available in 6 feet and 10 feet, these cords have two outlets and are flat so people don't trip over them.


Basic clear rulers, 12 inches with centimeters.


Basic over-the-head headphones.

Dry Erase Marker Kits

Thick and thin markers, eraser, and cleaning spray.