At UBC Vancouver
Currently, UBC Vancouver Library is moving toward in-person equipment lending at full capacity in mid-October to early November 2021. To see items available before that time, please visit the Chapman Learning Commons website.
All borrowers must hold a valid UBC Library card and sign the Laptop Borrower Agreement. Laptop loan periods will vary by UBC Library branch. Enquire at the branch circulation desk for specific loan periods and return times. Laptops are non-renewable and non-requestable.
Laptop computers are available at:
- Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Information Desk, Level 3
- Koerner Library at the Circulation Desk, Entrance Level
- Woodward Library at the Circulation Desk, Entrance Level
- David Lam Library at the Circulation Desk, Entrance Level
To see up-to-date availability, check the Laptop Computer entry in the UBC library catalogue.
For more information on using the laptops, please see our Laptop Usage Guide.
The Chapman Learning Commons Help Desk on level 3 of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre has the equipment below available for loan to UBC students, faculty & staff. To find more information about equipment, including images and extended loan policies, visit the Chapman Learning Commons page. :
||Universal Laptop Chargers|
Cameras & Camcorders
|Camcorders||Canon PowerShot Camera
|GoPro Camera||GoPro Mounts
||Ricoh 360° Camera
Adapters & AV Equipment
||Mac Display Adapters
Microphones and Recording Equipment
||USB Microphone||On-Camera Microphone|
|Zoom H5 Recorder
||Digital Voice Recorder
- Availability: Check
- Loan Time: 1 day
- Item Information: Sennheiser and Dennon Headsets.
- Cable Length: 1300mm.
- Connector: 3.5mm Stereo.
- Fine Rate: $1/day
|DJI Osmo Mobile Stabilizer
||Film Scanning Adapters
||Mac USB SuperDrive
|Mini Virtual Reality Glasses
||Portable Blu-Ray DVD Player
||Smartphone Tripod Kit|
|USB-Powered External DVD Writer
||Virtual Reality 3D Headset
The Canaccord Learning Commons also has equipment for loan to students in the Sauder School of Business. For more information, please visit the myBCom website.
Arduino Prototyping Platform
Courtesy of the Engineering Physics Department, six Arduino boards are available for 3-day loan to UBC students, faculty & staff. More information is available from the Engineering Physics Project Lab.
For up to date availability, please see our holdings information page
- Woodward Library, Course Reserve area
Kill A Watt Meters
UBC Library has partnered with the Sustainability Office. These devices monitor energy usage of electrical equipment. For more information, see this news article. They are available at:
- Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
- Koerner Library
- Woodward Library
For up to date availability, please see our holdings information page.
Technology loans are available at the Library Service Desk. Available items include adapters, laptops, the Inclusive Technology Lab borrowing collection, and calculators. A Technology Borrowing Agreement must be completed annually before borrowing laptops and ITL technology. Items must be returned at the Library Service Desk.