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UCD Library : An Leabharlann, An Coláiste Ollscoile, Baile Átha Cliath

Laptop Loan Service

Laptops can be borrowed from the James Joyce and the Health Sciences Libraries. Laptops can be borrowed for up to 3 hours at a time. There is no charge to borrow a laptop. However, fines will apply for late returned, lost, stolen or damaged laptops.

Laptop Loans in the James Joyce Library

  • Laptop Loans in the James Joyce Library are a self-service facility
  • Laptops can be borrowed from the Laptop Lockers beside the Information Desk on Level 1 using your UCD Student/Staff Card
  • Laptops are available anytime the Library is open and must be returned to the laptop cabinet before the Library closes
  • Laptops must be plugged in when returned to the cabinet. Laptops that are not plugged in will remain on your Library account and accrue charges.

Laptop Loans in the Health Sciences Library

  • To borrow a laptop present your UCD Student/Staff card at the Information Desk 
  • Return the laptop to the Information Desk before the Information Desk closes.

You are responsible for the laptop during the loan period. Do not loan it to anyone else or leave it unattended at any time.

Laptops are for Library use only and must not be removed from the Library.

IMPORTANT! Save your work early and often.

Data cannot be saved onto the laptop's hard drive. You must save your work to a USB device or your Google Drive. Any material saved in another location WILL BE LOST if the laptop shuts down or loses power.