Equipment available for checkout at the University Library Circulation Desk

All items check out for 1 day, and are due back the next day by midnight or closing, whichever is earlier. Some items may be able to be checked out for longer if needed for a class or conference, depending on availability.

All items are available for check out to all Students, Faculty, and Staff of Kent State University. You will need to show your FlashCard or a valid photo ID to check out equipment.

Chromebook Laptops

An 11.6" laptop that runs the Chrome OS operating system. Easily access your Kent State University Google Apps for Education such as Gmail, Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides.


A Canon Vixia HF R42 camcorder.

Google Cardboard headsets

A virtual reality headset for smartphones.  Can be used with any model of Android smartphone in conjunction with Google Cardboard compatible apps.

  • Loan Period: 3 days


Wireless, handheld remote that allows you to control your PowerPoint 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 laptop to a VGA display (such as those found in the Media:scape pods on the fourth floor of the library, and in most classrooms on campus). We have both Mini DisplayPort to VGA and Mini DVI to VGA adapters.


Basic over-the-head headphones.

Extension Cords

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

Scientific and Graphing Calculators

Various brands and types.


Basic clear rulers, 12 inches with centimeters.

Dry Erase Marker Kits

Thick and thin markers, eraser, and cleaning spray.