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Digital Media Lab

Circulating Equipment Policies

A/V Equipment

  • May be checked out for three days.
  • Fines of 10 dollars per bar coded item, per day will be enforced for ALL users.
  • Declared LOST after seven days; patrons may then be charged for replacement costs.

General Policies

  • Only UMBC faculty, staff and students with a current UMBC ID may borrow the equipment.
  • Patrons must be present to borrow the equipment.
  • Patrons are responsible for all equipment checked out to them.
  • It is the patron’s responsibility to ensure that equipment is in proper working order before leaving the Library.
  • It is the patron’s responsibility to check the parts and contents of the package against the list in the package to make sure all parts are included upon check out and return.
  • Should the equipment become faulty for any reason while in the patron’s charge, the patron must immediately return it to the Digital Media Lab and let the staff know about the problem.
  • Patrons are responsible for returning all equipment in the same condition it was received.
  • Equipment must be returned to the Digital Media Lab or the Check Out desk.  Equipment returned to the Check Out desk will be checked in the next day.  Do not return equipment to the after hours drop box.
  • Equipment may not be renewed.  Patrons must wait 24 hours before checking out the same piece of equipment.

Replacement Costs

  • Canon T3i/T5i Camera: $700 replacement cost + $35 service fee
  • Canon Vixia Camcorder: $300 replacement cost + $35 service fee
  • Zoom H4n Recorder: $300 replacement cost + $35 service fee
  • Sony Lavalier Microphone: $100 replacement cost + $35 service fee
  • Manfrotto Tripod: $100 replacement cost + $35 service fee
  • Mini-Projector: $700 replacement cost + $35 service fee
  • SD Card: $100 replacement cost + $35 service fee
  • CD/DVD Burner: $100 replacement cost + $35 service fee