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Olin and Uris Libraries Laptop Loan Program

  • Laptops may be borrowed from the Olin and Uris circulation desks by anyone with a valid Cornell ID.
  • The Laptop loan period is three hours, or until one half hour before closing time.
  • Laptops may be used outside of Olin, Kroch, and Uris Libraries.
  • Laptops should be returned to the library they were checked out from.


  • Calculators (basic, scientific, graphing)
  • Ethernet cables
  • Extension Cords
  • Headphones
  • Laptop bag
  • Mac Power Cords (MagSafe, MagSafe 2)
  • Mouse
  • Portable DVD drives
  • SD 16GB memory card
  • USB Drives
  • Display Port (Mac) to VGA Cables
  • Display Prt (Mac) to HDMI Cables
  • HDMI to VGA Cables
  • HDMI to HDMI Cables

Late Fee:

  • $.04 per minute/per item
  • $150.00 maximum late fee per item
  • No grace period

Damage/Replacement Cost: $2,200

Renewal Policy:

Laptops may be renewed in person at the Olin or Uris circulation desks. No phone or e-mail renewals will be accepted.

Patron Responsibilities:

  • Patrons are responsible for any equipment lost, damaged or stolen.
  • Upon return, computers will be checked to ensure all equipment is intact.
  • Patrons must return all peripherals borrowed with the laptop.

IMPORTANT NOTE! Saving your work:

There is no temporary storage on the laptops. Once the laptop is shutdown, loses power or freezes for any reason there is no way to retrieve lost work. 

Practice safe computing by:

  • Saving to your own personal USB flash drive
  • Checking out a library owned USB flash drive
  • E-mailing your work to yourself as an attachment
  • Saving your work to cloud storage such as Cornell Box
  • and saving your work often!

Applications Include:

  • Windows 7 Enterprise, Service Pack 1
  • Office 2013 Pro Plus
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Eduroam
  • Windows Media Player
  • Quicktime
  • RealPlayer
  • Premier Literacy Suite
  • Zotero
  • Plugins and helper apps

Adobe Acrobat Reader with Extended Asian Language Support
Adobe Flash Player
Adobe Shockwave Player
Ebrary plugin
Brava Reader
Rampant Logic Postscript Viewer
NoteTab Lite
doPDF Printer

  • Filezilla
  • 7-Zip
  • Roxio Easy CD Creator
  • Kerberos viewer
  • Printers  

All CUL net-printers
Select Uris Library CIT lab net-printers
All MTH Lab net-printers


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