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Circulation Services: iPad Policy

iPad Contacts

If you would like to discuss your proposal or talk about how you might most effectively use iPads in your course, please contact
Jolanda-Pieta (Joey) van Arnhem, Scholars Studio Librarian

Borrowing and Logistics

Will Breard, Circulation

Program Information

Christa Poparad, Associate Dean

iPad Policy and Use Guidelines

Here are the guidelines that govern iPad checkout and use at the College of Charleston.

iPads are available for checkout by College of Charleston students, faculty and staff only with a valid Cougar Card.

Only one iPad can be checkout by an individual at a time.

iPads w/power adapters are checked out at the Circulation desk, other accessories checked out separately.

Library Circulation department will loan the iPads and accessories to individuals for 3 days for non-course specific use.

Library Circulation department will loan the iPads and accessories to individuals for 3 weeks if part of a class project that has been approved by the iPad proposal review panel.

By checking out the iPad,  the individual will be responsible for any theft of or damage to the device while checked out to that individual.

All project specific data needs to be preserved in a storage medium (preferably cloud) before returning the device. Dropbox and Gdrive apps are installed on all iPads.

Please remove all personal data from the iPad prior to returning it to the Circulation department.   All Personal data will be removed and the original default library image restored within 24 hours of its return to the library.

iPad location services and tracking software is loaded on the iPad for theft recovery purposes only.

IPads must be returned to a staff member at the Circulation desk  during their hours of operation.  iPads may not be left on the counter or placed in the book drop as the individual will be charged for any/all damage to the iPad and its accessories until it is checked in at Circulation.

Library Circulation department will check iPads and accessories upon return and any/all fees assessed.

o   iPad replacement fee - $600.00.

o   Minimum damage fee - $79.00

o   iPad Sleeve - $10.00

o   iPad Smart Cover - $80.00

o   Power adapter $20.00

o   Lightning to USB cable is $20.

o   SD Card Reader is $30.

o   Lightning to VGA adapter is $50.

o   Lightning to USB Camera adapter is $30.

o   Late fee - $10/day, Maximum fine is $100.00

Please contact the Circulation department , 843.953.8001 or return the iPad if you experience any problems.

Access & Instruction Desk staff will provide first tier support. For more extensive assistance, visit the Self-Service and Support System.

Scholars Studio Librarian Jolanda-Pieta (Joey) van Arnhem can provide assistance with curriculum design.

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Charleston, SC 29424
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