Our Technology Checkout Stations provide laptop computers, webcams and other technology to aid students working remotely. Students may check out needed equipment with their Panther Card for a limited time period. Have a question about a particular piece of software or hardware? Our staff can help! Booth Library has opened two Technology Checkout Stations on the EIU campus: at the library's Center for Student Innovation and in the lower level of Thomas Hall. During the fall semester of 2021, the CSI in Booth Library is open from 2-9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and from 2-4:45 p.m. Friday. The satellite location in Thomas Hall, located on the lower level near the vending machines, is open from 4-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday beginning Sept. 21.
The following items are available for checkout. Their loan periods are listed. All patrons must sign an agreement certifying they take responsibility for the item(s) and their safe and timely return.
Available at the Booth CSI:
Available at Thomas Hall:
Patrons are charged a monetary fee for overdue items and a replacement cost for lost, stolen, or damaged library materials. Your official academic records will be withheld until all fines have been resolved through Booth Library's Circulation Services.
Funding for the technology checkout program at both the CSI and at Thomas Hall was provided through the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief fund.