Technology

Equipment for Checkout on Lisle Campus

Chromebook

Chromebook

Blue Yeti USB Microphone

microphone

  • 1 week loan period
  • Plug and play USB microphone for casual to professional recording. Tri-capsule technology helps produce pristine, studio-quality recordings while its four different pattern settings offer flexibility so you can record vocals for streaming, podcasting, studio interviews, video voiceover and more.
  • Check availability »
Portable Phone Charger / Power Bank

Power Bank and Charging Cable

  • 3 day loan period
  • Belkin Pocket Power 5K Power Bank (portable charger) charges smartphones, smart watches, fitness bands, and headphones. Includes a 3-in-1 charging cable (Lightning, USB-C, and Micro-USB). Includes a 12-watt Belkin USB wall charger so you can charge the power bank or charge your phone directly.
  • Connectors: Lightning, USB-C, and Micro-USB
  • Check availability »
Headphones

headphones

Wireless Presenter Remote

Wireless presentation remote

Video Camera

Video camera

Tripod

tripod

  • 3 day loan period
  • Model: Sunpak 6601UT
  • Medium tripod
  • Maximum Height: 59.0"
  • Minimum Height: 23.8"
  • 3-way pan and tilt
  • Check availability »
Webcam with Built-In Mic

webcam

Apple Adapters

  • 4 hour loan period
  • Models: Lightning to HDMI (or Digital AV), Lightning to VGA, Mini DisplayPort (or Thunderbolt) to VGA
  • Check availability »
HDMI Cable

HDMI cable

Laptop

laptop

  • 3 day loan period
  • 14-inch Lenovo ThinkPad T14s Gen 2 20WM.
  • Loaded with the same software available on BenU campus computers, including MS Office, SPSS, and more.
  • The first time you sign in, connect to BenU Wi-Fi and sign in while on campus. After that, you will be able to sign in from off campus using other Wi-Fi networks.
  • We recommend saving your work to cloud storage or a flash drive. A 16 GB flash drive for temporary file storage is included.
  • To borrow a laptop, you'll be required to sign a Laptop Loan Agreement (PDF). (Official form will be provided at checkout.)
  • Check availability »
TI-84 Plus Graphing Calculator

TI-84 Plus Calculator

TI-83 Plus Calculator

TI 83 calculator

TI-30X Scientific Calculator

TI 30 calculator

External DVD Drive

DVD Drive

  • 1 week loan period
  • LG GP65NB60 Portable USB External DVD Drive allows you watch DVDs and listen to CDs on your computer. Connects to Windows or Mac computers via USB.
  • Check availability »
iPad (Coming soon!)

iPad

  • 1 week loan period
  • iPad 10.2 (9th generation) preloaded with apps for education.
  • Coming soon!
Button Maker

button maker

  • 3 day loan period
  • Student organizations (borrower must be an executive board member) and campus units can check out the button maker.
  • Model: American Button Machines #175 Button Machine and #2088 Graphic Punch
  • Creates 1.75" round buttons. Your design should fit within a 1.6" diameter circle.
  • Instructions
  • Reserve the button maker »
MacBook Charger

  • 4 hour loan period
  • Models: Apple 85W MagSafe (with optional MagSafe to MagSafe 2 Converter) and Apple 85W MagSafe 2
  • Compatible with various MacBook models
  • Check availability »
Universal Laptop Charger

universal laptop charger

  • 4 hour loan period
  • Model: Targus 90W Laptop Charger
  • Compatible with various PC laptops
  • Check availability »
Equipment for Checkout on Mesa Campus
Chromebook Laptop

chromebook

Universal Phone Charger

universal phone charger

  • 4 hour loan period
  • Model: ChargeTech Universal Cell Phone Charger
  • Includes micro USB, Lightning, 30 pin, USB port for any cell cable
  • Compatible with many cell phones and smartphones
  • Includes carrying case
  • Check availability »
TI-83 Plus Graphing Calculator

TI 83 calculator

TI-30X Scientific Calculator

TI 30 calculator

 

Printers

Lisle Campus
  • 1 color printer on KN 3rd Floor
  • 1 b&w printer on KN 3rd Floor
  • 1 b&w printer on KN 2nd Floor
  • 1 color printer in KN 030

For answers to frequently asked questions about printing, see the IT Knowledge Base.

Mesa Campus
  • 1 b&w printer

Scanners & Copiers

Lisle Campus
  • Simple Scan Station on KN 3rd Floor near the Research Center
    • Includes a large flatbed scanner and a feed scanner.
    • Best option for scanning books and journals.
    • You can view, zoom, and crop your pages before saving.
    • You can scan to email, Google Drive, or USB flash drive.
  • Scanner/copiers on all printers in the Library (KN 3rd Floor and KN 2nd Floor)
    • Includes a flatbed scanner and a feed scanner built in to the printer.
    • To scan, tap "Scan" on the printer touch screen. 
    • To make a copy, tap "Device Functions" on the printer touch screen.
    • For more information, see the IT Knowledge Base.
Mesa Campus
  • 1 scanner/copier

Computers

Lisle Campus
  • 46 computers on KN 3rd Floor
  • 12 computers in KN 232 (Computers in the lab print to the KN 3rd Floor printers. The lab also includes a computer on a lectern connected to a ceiling-mounted projector.)
  • 8 computers in KN 030
Mesa Campus
  • 16 computers

Digital Collaboration Study Rooms

Lisle Campus

  • KN 044 - Includes a TV with HDMI cable to connect a laptop
  • KN 045 - Includes a TV with HDMI cable to connect a laptop

Video Viewing Study Room

Lisle Campus

  • KN 046 - Includes a TV connected to a DVD / Blu-ray player. Check out the remotes from the Circulation Desk.

Software

There are many programs installed on the Library computers, including, but not limited to:

  • Microsoft Office
  • SPSS (Note: Staff, faculty, and current students are entitled to download and install the statistics package SPSS on their personal computer for their school work. To get SPSS, visit the IT Knowledge Base.)
  • Maple
  • Tableau

Cell Phone Charging Stations

Lisle Campus
  • 1 cell phone charging station on KN 3rd Floor near the computer carrels
  • 1 cell phone charging station in KN Lower Level near the main stacks

Microfilm Reader

Lisle Campus
  • 1 microfilm reader in KN Lower Level

SCANTRON Machine

Lisle Campus
  • 1 SCANTRON Machine in the Research Center on KN 3rd Floor

Questions?

Circulation Desk
(630) 829-6050
circdesk@ben.edu

The Library Technology Lending Program was made possible by an Expanding Digital Inclusion: Transforming Library Services grant. Funding for this grant was awarded by the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA).

 

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Lisle

Kindlon Hall
5700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 829-6050

Mesa

Gillett Hall
225 E. Main St.
Mesa, AZ 85201
(480) 878-7514