Equipment loans vary between 3 days and IN LIBRARY USE ONLY (with a few exceptions). Late fees for most equipment are $4/day. Lost or damaged items will incur a replacement charge. Students MUST have their NOVA ID card to borrow equipment. You can review our lending policies and our procedures for lost, missing, or damaged equipment prior to checking out library equipment.
The following computer stations are available for student use. These stations come with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access), internet browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Edge), and a media player (VLC). Please use the provided sanitation materials to wipe down the station before you use it and after you're finished.
We have two Dell assistive technology stations with the following software:
We have an Intel Reader which converts printed text to digital text and has the ability to read the text out loud.
You are welcome to bring your personal laptop or mobile device and use one of our open worktables located to the left of the instructional room. Please be mindful of social distancing guidelines by remaining at least 6 feet away from other users.
A NOVACard or guest card is required for printing & copying.
The library provides access to the following printers and scanners:
You can add money to your NOVACard by following the instructions listed on the AcePrint management page. Guest cards can be purchased at the NOVACard Office in CA 103. For more information about copy/print costs and locations, visit the AcePrint homepage.
2 cell phone charging stations (compatible with iPhones and Androids)are available near the library entrance and study rooms.
Remember to take your device with you when you leave.
Lending Period: varies between in library use only and 7 days with 1 renewal.
This is a select list of the hardware and software available to use in the Digital Media Studio. For a full list, visit the Software and Tutorials section on this guide and the Annandale section on the Equipment and Technology Guide.
Media Equipment at the Circulation Desk
Some of our media equipment is only for digital media studio use and are available at the circulation desk. This includes:
Lending Period: 3 days with 1 renewal.
Lending Period: 7 days with 1 renewal.
Lending Period: varies between in-library use only and 3 days with 1 renewal.