Computers & Equipment

We have computers and other equipment to meet your needs.

The Library offers a number of computing options in and out of the building.

Laptops for Check Out

Check out one of the following from the Library Services desk on the main floor.

Short term
  • Laptops-3 hours


Public Computers in the Building

Rod Library offers a large number of computers for public use on all four floors of our building. The use of library-owned computers is governed by the Acceptable Use-Library Learning Space Computers policy. Our Computer Availability Map, which may be accessed only while connected to the UNI network, shows the location of all public computers. Those shown on the map with a red dot are the computers currently in use or being worked on by our Tech Staff. Those shown with a green dot are the computers available and open for use. The map also shows the locations of all print release stations in the Library.

Listening and Viewing Equipment

Computers Accessories and Other Electronics for Check Out


  • Flash drives-3 days
  • 32 GB  Flash memory card & reader-1 week
  • USB 3.0 Multi-drive card reader-1 week
  • Network cable-3 hours
  • Phone chargers- Android and Iphone-3-hours
  • Headphones-3 hours
  • Card reader-3 hours
  • Chargers for several types of laptops-3 hours
  • Mouse for use with laptops-3 hours
  • Surface Studio pen and dial-3 hours
  • Sensu Smart Brush-3 hours

Other Electronics

  • Calculators--graphic and scientific-1 week
  • Portable speakers (JBL 5 & 6)-1 week
  • Bluetooth Wireless Speaker-JBL Flip 5-1 week
  • Optelec Portable Video Magnifiers-See desk
  • Microphone & speakers with stand-3 hours building use only
  • Portable projector-1 week
  • Presentation clickers-3 hours
  • Optical drives-3 days
  • Webcams-3 hours
  • Power bank-3 hours
  • Personal PA Kit- 1 week
  • Canon Rebel T6i-1 week
  • Canon R500 & Lav Microphone Kit- 1 Week