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CMET Instructional-use Equipment Checkout Desk

Service Description

The UO Libraries Center for Media and Educational Technologies (CMET) lends equipment and provides services to UO faculty, staff and students for purposes directly related to University of Oregon courses. There is no charge to borrow equipment for these purposes. 

CMET does not provide equipment for non-instructional use. "Non-instructional" is defined as events that are not CRN classes, or are not directly related to a CRN class. Non-instructional or non-course related equipment requests should be submitted to UO Scheduling & Event Services (541-346-6000 or schedule@uoregon.edu).

Loan Periods for Equipment

  • Most items have a 24-hour checkout timeframe, except for weekends.
  • Items checked out on a Friday will be due back on the following Monday. 
  • Equipment may be renewed, if the item is not reserved. Renewals can only be completed in-person at the CMET front desk.

Borrowers' Responsibilities

  • No one may use another person's I.D. or library card to check out materials.
  • It is the responsibility of the borrower to note the time or date that the material is due.
  • Borrowers are responsible for the security and prompt return of material and equipment checked out in their name.

Available To

Current UO Affiliation

Requirements

Bring your UO ID card to the CMET front desk during business hours, located on the ground floor of the Knight Library to checkout any items.

For reservation requests, please use the CMET Equipment Reservation Form or contact our office at 541-346-3091. Reservations must be received prior to 2:00 PM the business day before.

Accessing the Service

For general pick-up, renewal, or return of equipment, please visit our CMET front desk – located on the ground floor of the Knight Library or contact our office at 541-346-3091.

For reservation requests, please use the CMET Equipment Reservation Form or contact our office at 541-346-3091. Reservations must be received prior to 2:00 PM the business day before.

Documentation

Review the list of equipment available for checkout.

Review the equipment checkout information and policies.

Support Contact

Contact the CMET front desk at 541-346-3091 or click on the Request Service button. 

Service Levels

The CMET front desk is only open Monday - Friday, for current hours, please view our CMET home page.

Service Charges

No additional charges apply for the active checkout of equipment.

Overdue or damaged equipment fines:

  • Overdue fines are charged to encourage prompt returns and to ensure access to the collections for other borrowers. Overdue fines are charged per item. Late fines for most equipment are: $0.75 per hour. 

Any borrower who fails to return library material in a timely manner or returns it in damaged condition will be charged lost item fees or repair charges, any accrued fines, plus a $15.00 service charge per item. Patrons may also be billed rental charges above and beyond the overdue charges for materials not returned by the due time given at check-out.
 

Service Provider

University of Oregon Libraries Center for Media and Educational Technologies (CMET)

Aliases

Equipment loan, equipment rental, equipment checkout, CMET,

Related Services

Non-instructional or non-course related equipment requests should be submitted to UO Scheduling & Event Services (541-346-6000 or schedule@uoregon.edu).