Equipment reservation page

Note: Equipment previously checked out at the Sanford Media Center is now checked out at the Gorgas Circulation Desk.

Equipment listed below can be checked out at the listed library or department on a first-come, first served basis. Some items require online reservation in order to check out. Items can be checked out for 4 hours for library use only, unless otherwise noted.

If you are having issues reserving equipment or an item is unavailable for reservation, please contact the owning library for assistance:

Bruno: 205-348-1080     Gorgas: 205-348-9748     McLure: 205-348-6055     Rodgers: 205-348-2100

Laptops are available for checkout by application only through the Division of Student Life.

ti-83 plus


Available: Rodgers Library 1 day

  • 4 graphing calculators
  • 4 scientific calculators


Available: Bruno, Gorgas, McLure, Rodgers

  • Earbuds are available to purchase from the Gorgas 1st floor vending machine, near JavaCity
structure sensor on ipad

Structure Sensor

  • Available: Gorgas and Rodgers

Rapid 3D scanning of objects and people, and 3D maps of interior spaces


Oculus Rift

  • Available: Gorgas Unavailable: Rodgers

Virtual reality goggles for your computer or mobile device


Computer Accessories

Cables available: Bruno, Gorgas, Rodgers

  • 2 Wireless Keyboard: Rodgers
  • 2 Wireless Mouse: Rodgers

Additional Accessories

Whiteboard markers and eraser kits available: Bruno, Gorgas, McLure, Rodgers

  • 1 Camcorder and tripod: Rodgers

Phone Chargers

  • Available: Bruno, Gorgas, McLure, Rodgers
  • 4-hour Reserve Item

Google Cardboard

Google Cardboard is a virtual reality (VR) platform developed by Google for use with a smartphone. Named for its fold-out cardboard viewer, it is used by placing a smartphone into the back of it and viewing through the lenses in the front. The Cardboard app is available for the Android and iOS operating systems.

  • available at McLure Education Library
  • 7-day Reserve Item

Audiovisual Equipment Gorgas Circulation Desk

Items must can be checked out at the Gorgas Circulation desk for 72 hours and may not be renewed. Items must be reserved before checking out.



1 also available at Rodgers



1 also available at Rodgers

Boom Kits

Boom Kit


Boom Kit

Audio Recorder





Lighting Filters


Green Screen

3D Printers and Scanner 3D Studio located in Rodgers Library

Participation in a 3D Printer Training and Safety Workshop offered by a Rodgers Library staff member is required prior to use

Stratasys 3D Printer

Stratasys 3D Printer

  • Self-service printing temporarily unavailable. Send your job to
 NextEngine Desktop 3D scanner

NextEngine Desktop 3D Scanner

  • Temporarily unavailable
da Vinci 1.0 Pro 3D Printer

da Vinci 1.0 Pro 3D Printer

  • Available: Bruno, Gorgas, and McLure

Non-circulation Equipment

Equipment available in the libraries, but not available to check out

Large White Board


Available: Bruno, Gorgas, McLure, Rodgers

Check out marker & eraser kits


Interactive Displays

Available: McClure and Rodgers Libraries

Check out marker & eraser kits


Presentation Monitors

Available: Rodgers Library

Check out adapter & remote kits


Whisper Booths

Whisper Booths are sound isolation booths equipped with iMacs with recording software, as well as Yeti microphones, and 88-key keyboards. They are located on the first floor of Gorgas Library and can be reserved for 4-hour time periods, up to two weeks in advance.