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Laptop Computer Borrowing Policy


Laptop computers are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk
on the main floor of Bizzell Memorial Library.

University of Oklahoma faculty, staff, and students can check out a laptop computer with an OU ID and no blocks on their library record. Courtesy permit holders and visiting scholars are not eligible.

Circulation Policy for Laptops

  • Laptops may be checked out one hour after the library opens until two hours before the library closes. The laptops are due in one hour before the library closes.
  • Laptops may be checked out for a maximum of three hours of in-library use with no renewals.
  • Laptops are prohibited in the Bookmark Coffee Shop.
  • Only one laptop per person.
  • Laptop computers cannot be left unattended at any time and cannot leave the library.
  • There is a $30/hour fine of a laptop that is returned late. There is no grace period.

Returning Laptops

  • Laptop computers are to be returned intact to the Circulation Desk on the main floor of Bizzell Memorial Library.
  • The personnel on duty will check to see if the laptop is in working condition. This may take approximately 15 minutes. Please plan your time accordingly.
  • Laptops are due back no later than one hour before the library closes.


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