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Circulating Technology Equipment

The Technology Services Desk has several types of circulating technology, including:

  • Laptops (Dell PC and Chromebook models)
  • Headphones
  • Apple Power Cords
  • Mac VGA Adapters
  • HDMI cables
  • Graphing, Scientific, and Financial Calculators
  • Laptop Locks

Items may be borrowed for one day loan by current American University students, faculty and staff. Items may leave the library, but should not be left unattended. Items may be renewed in person on or before the due date. Items cannot be renewed online or by phone and must be renewed in person. Fines will be charged for items that are returned late at the rate of $4.00 per day. Replacement fees will be charged for items lost or stolen while checked out.

Faculty Technology Collection

The library also has a collection of classroom technologies available for checkout to AU faculty and staff members only, including:

  • Laptops (Dell PC models)
  • Headsets
  • Student Response Systems (Clicker Sets)
  • HD Webcams
  • Portable Projectors
  • Presentation Remotes

Standard checkout times are for one day loans. Schedule your reservation online at https://american.mywconline.net/. Please note that you will have to create an account first. After logging in, select Faculty/Staff Tech Reservations from the drop-down bar at the top of the page. Items cannot be renewed online or by phone and must be renewed in person. Fines will be charged for items that are returned late at the rate of $4.00 per day. Replacement fees will be charged for items lost or stolen while checked out.

Energy Meters

Thanks to a great partnership with the Office of Sustainability, the Technology Services Desk has Kill-A-Watt meters to check out. The meters are used to measure energy draw for household appliances and electronics. After evaluating the efficiency of items in your home, you can determine what draws the most power. By making small adjustments, such as changing settings and unplugging items when not in use, you can save money on your electric bill. You also help the environment by reducing energy consumption. The meters are available for a two-week loan period, and late fees are $1 per day.

Contact Us

(202) 885-3229
techservices@american.edu
Bender Library, Lower Level