Technology loans

Technologies on loan

  • 10 Dell laptops
  • 10 mobile device chargers
  • 4 sets of headphones
  • 2 Mac and 2 PC adapters
  • 6 mobile device charging cable sets

  headphones, mobile chargers, dell laptop, and mac adapter 

   mobile device charging cables 

Length of technology loans period

  • Current UofT students, staff, and faculty can borrow technology loans  at the Service Desk on the Ground Floor of the Library using their TCard.
  • Technology loans are available on  at a first-come, first served basis. Items cannot be booked in advance. Loans are four hours, no renewals.
  • Items must be returned to the Service Desk a minimum of 15 minutes before the Library closes -- please see Library Hours.

Overdue technology loans

  • Patrons will be billed $1.00 per hour for overdue technology loans. Future technology loan privileges may also be revoked.


Ten Dell laptops are available on four-hour loan at the Service Desk on the Ground Floor of the OISE Library.

  • Library laptops are available on a first-come first-served basis – they cannot be booked in advance. 
  • For special equipment bookings, please use the online Education Commons booking form.

Laptop software includes:

Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft Excel 2012, Microsoft Outlook 2010, Microsoft Powerpoint 2010, Microsoft Access 2012, Write-N-Cite, Kurzweil text-to-speech software, Dragon NaturallySpeaking, and Beyond 20/20

For information about Kurzweil and Dragon NaturallySpeaking, please contact:

Jeananne Robertson
Student Success Coordinator

Your personal information:

All personal information (passwords, saved documents, etc.) is automatically cleared once you log off the laptops. Please note that documents will not be saved to the laptop so you must remember to save your work before logging off.

Laptop loss and damage:

  • Patrons will be billed a replacement fee of $1900 for a lost laptop.
  • Patrons will be billed for any costs incurred to have damaged laptops repaired.

Mobile device chargers

  • The OISE Library has 10 portable mobile device chargers compatible with both Apple or Android devices.
  • Patrons will be billed a replacement fee of $80.00 for a lost mobile device chargers.