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iPad: iPads at the Library

Available iPads


Vanderbilt University Libraries have 60 iPad2s available for checkout for current students, faculty, and staff of Vanderbilt University. The iPads are pre-loaded with a selection of apps.

Students can use iPads to read ebooks, work on presentations, watch videos, check email, or share ideas.

Please let us know what you think!

Borrowing an iPad

iPads can be checked out by any current student, faculty, or staff member. The loan period is 3 days.

iPads are checked-out on a first-come-first-served basis (no holds). If nobody is waiting, an iPad may be renewed in person at the library where it was checked out.

iPads must be returned to the service desk at the library where it was checked out.

Each iPad is reset when it is returned. This process permanently erases all personal data and downloaded information, including apps. There is a 30 minute turnaround time for each iPad to be reset before it can be checked out again.

Fines and Fees

Late fees for the iPads are $10 per day.

The charge for lost or damaged items is the replacement cost plus a $25 billing fee.

Prices are subject to change according to availability:

iPad $500

Stylus $12

Power Adapter $30

Bag $10

Black case $3.99

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