Borrow Technology Equipment

Members of the UMaine community in need of A/V equipment for classroom or other presentations may reserve LCD projectors, laptops, cameras, camcorders, audio recorders, tripods, microphones, and public address systems through Fogler Library.

Technology for Faculty Teaching Remotely

Fogler Library has additional technology equipment available for faculty to support remote teaching. The additional equipment includes microphones, webcams, cell phone tripods, voice amplifiers, and more.

Faculty may borrow this equipment for extended periods based on their teaching needs.

Please visit our website for a full list of technology equipment available through Fogler Library. To reserve equipment or arrange a pickup, please contact our Circulation Department.

Do you know what you need?

Contact the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning for help determining the equipment that best meets your course related instructional or presentation needs.

Reserve the equipment.

Visit or call the Fogler Library Reserve Desk, 207.581.1666, or visit the Audio/Video Equipment list in Reserves to identify equipment availability.

Pick up the equipment.

Pick up A/V equipment at the Fogler Library Reserve Desk. Users guides are available for all equipment but if you need help configuring or operating equipment, please contact IT Media Services, 207.581.2500, to schedule assistance at least 24-hours in advance of the scheduled presentation.

Loan Policy

  • 3-day loan period (loans may be extended to support remote teaching)
  • UM System students, faculty, and staff only
  • Valid UM System ID required for checkout

Equipment Available at Circulation

Laptop Computers

35 laptops are available for 3-day checkout to University of Maine students, faculty, and staff. You will need to present your Maine Card to the Circulation staff.

  • Wireless connection to the Internet
  • Microsoft Windows, MS Office, FirstClass, Web browsers


Two scanning stations are available in the Circulation Media Lab for scanning various formats of text and images, including photos and other images, microfilm and microfiche, and books and journal articles. Color Printing is available.

  • 2 Epson Perfection 3590 Photo scanners with ABBYY Fine Reader 6.0 Sprint

Listening and Viewing Equipment

Circulation has equipment for utilizing many media formats including:

  • DVD
  • VHS videotape
  • Reel to reel
  • Videodiscs
  • Compact Discs
  • Audiocassettes
  • LPs
  • Laser Discs

Computer workstations

  • 1 Windows based non-linear digital video production stations
  • 2 Windows scanner station
  • 1 Windows based Digital Audio/Editing production station

Digital Video

Circulation provides basic digital video recording and editing equipment available to all students, faculty and staff. 2 DV camcorders are available for 24 hour checkout. Digital Video editing is available on Windows platforms. For details on software and hardware see Circulation Media Lab listings.