The Library (Irwin and Science), Center for Academic Technology (CAT), and Information Technology (IT) work together to meet Butler’s technology lending needs. The appropriate lending department depends on affiliation (student or faculty/staff) and usage scenario.
The Irwin Library has a collection of standard camcorders, high definition camcorders, USB snowball & wireless microphones, and several tripods available for check-out at the Information Commons desk. The equipment can leave the library and has a seven day circulation period. Items are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and cannot be renewed. Patrons should charge camcorders and clear memories before returning the equipment.
The Irwin Library recognizes that demand for these devices can be high; as a result, patrons are required to wait 24 hours after returning camcorders and microphones before checking one out again.
The Irwin Library has various à la carte chargers for smartphones, tablets, laptops, etc. The loan period on these items is four hours. Items are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and cannot be renewed.
- Android Micro USB
- Android USB-C,
- Apple 30-pin
- Apple Lightning to USB,
- Apple Lightning to USB-C
- Surface Pros (3 & 4)
- Various PC models (Dell, HP, etc.)
- USB Charger for TI Calculators
An assortment of headphones are available at the Irwin Library. Some of them are headphones only and connect via a 3.5mm connector while others also have microphones and connect to the computer via USB. Four hours is the loan period for these components. Items are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and cannot be renewed.
Several portable CD players are available for check-out to Butler University students. These are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and can be found at the Information Commons desk. These can leave the library, have a seven day circulation period and cannot be renewed.
Headphones are available for checkout as well through a separate checkout transaction.