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Equipment Loans

Students and staff can borrow various equipment from the Information Desk on Level 1 of the library.


  • Sony HD Camcorder
  • Go Pro Hero
  • Digital Stills Camera (Canon EOS DSLR)
  • Tripod
  • Audio Recorder (Voice recorder)


We recommend you reserve equipment in advance to ensure availability. You can book:

  • at the Information Desk on Level 1 of the library.
  • Phone 01752 588588 (select Option 3 – Student IT Support)
  • Go to Primo and sign in. Enter the equipment description above and select quick search. On the results page you can filter by Bookable Media Equipment.

Loan Period

  • Equipment can be borrowed for seven days maximum and reserved up to 12 weeks in advance.
  • Borrowed equipment can be renewed, subject to availability, in person at the Information Desk on Level 1.

Returning Equipment

Equipment loans should be returned to the Information Desk on Level 1 of the library.

Please ensure that you have backed-up all of your files before returning the equipment. The cards and their data are wiped without checking or backing-up files once returned to the counter.

Borrowing Free of charge.
Late return £2.00 per item per day.

Replacement cost of item.

If the equipment is not returned within 14 days it will be assumed to be lost and you will be invoiced for the full replacement cost of the item.
Insurance The University’s insurance does not cover any item on loan to you. Please consider taking out insurance cover for the equipment you borrow.