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Multimedia Equipment and Services at NWACC Library: Laptops, iPads & Surfaces- Library

This guide lists the equipment the library has available for student and faculty use as well as the policies for using this equipment.

Terms of Use

The library provides 31 iPads, 32 laptops, and 29 Surface Tablets checkout up to 7 days, or 1 week. Equipment may not be renewed or reserved. First come, first serve. An equipment agreement form must also be signed before checkout. Devices are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk in the Library. Due to extremely high demand, users will be required to wait 24 hours to checkout the same, or another piece of equipment.

All Surface devices and Laptops come with the protective software Deep Freeze. In order to protect student privacy, the device will reset to its original check out state upon each restart. Please be sure to back up any work to a flash drive, cloud account, or other external storage method regularly, as all work will be deleted upon computer start up. 

Apple iPad - Apple's iPad tablet computer features a touch-screen interface, built-in WiFi, and a digital camera and camcorder. The Library's iPad includes Pages, Numbers, and Keynote as well as a number of subject-specific academic programs. It also comes with a USB transfer cable and a carrying case. The iPads are wiped after each use and users must create their own profiles at each checkout.

Laptops - 15'' Dell and HP Laptops are equipped with Office 2013, Respondus Lockdown Browser, and web browsers. 

Surface- Pro 3's, Pro 4's, and 3's are equipped with MS Office applications and a keyboard and stylus if requested.

Questions? Please contact Bo Darde via phone (479-619-4297) or email

The Equipment Agreement Form can be viewed below.

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