May 22, 2022

New Article: Best Practices for a University Laptop Lending Program

Title: Best Practices for a University Laptop Lending Program

Authors: Pamela Buzzard (U. of Arizona Libraries) and Travis Teetor (U. of Arizona Libraries)

Source: Code4Lib Journal (Issue 15, 2011-10-31)


The University of Arizona Libraries currently circulates over three hundred pieces of equipment including laptops, netbooks, projectors and iPads. This article describes the best practices and workflows we have developed since 2003 to create a laptop/equipment lending program that is efficient and mindful of financial resources and that our student body loves and continues to support.

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