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Young Library 10am - 6pm
Special Collections Closed
Hillyer Art Library Closed
Josten Performing Arts Library Closed
KnowledgeLab Closed

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Libraries' Service Desk

Call 413-585-2910

 

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Equipment Loans

The Smith College Libraries lend an assortment of media equipment to current Smith College students, faculty, and staff with a valid OneCard. Before some equipment can be lent, an annual loan agreement form may need to be completed. Borrowers assume all responsibility of equipment during their loan periods, including replacement or repair costs in the event of theft or damage.  Please consult the information below for the types of equipment available at each library on campus.

Circulating Equipment and Replacement Costs

Equipment Location Loan Period Replacement Cost
PC and MacBook Air Laptops Young 4 hours $2,065
Headphones Young, Hillyer, Josten 4 hours $60
Chargers (iPhone 5 & 6, Android phones) Young 4 hours $60
Kilowatt readers Young 7 days $60
Ukuleles Josten 1 week $125
Tuners Josten 1 week $55
External DVD drives Josten 1 day $60

Equipment Guidelines

  • Equipment should be returned directly to the service desk from which it was loaned.
  • Equipment cannot be reserved ahead of time nor can it be renewed online or by phone.
  • Overdue fines accrue at $5.00 per hour up to a maximum of $50.00 for loaner laptops.
  • Do not save work on the hard drive of loaner laptops as all work will be deleted upon restart or powering off.

Assistance with Equipment

If an equipment item does not work, please return it and report the problem to the service desk from which the item was loaned. Library staff can provide basic support for equipment but additional computer hardware and software support is available from ITS Service Center  413-585-4487.

Contact Us

Location Phone Email
Young Library 413-585-2910       libraryhelp@smith.edu
Hillyer Art Library 413-585-2940      hillinfo@smith.edu
Josten Performing Art Library 413-585-2930      josinfo@smith.edu