Request Loaner Equipment from Media Services


Check the Middlebury Library Catalog for a list of equipment that we loan out. Loaner equipment that is available in the catalog, can be self-booked. Check here for more information.

Requests for loaner equipment not available through the Library Catalog should be made at least 5 business days in advance by emailing the Technology Help Desk at

Requests will be honored on a first-in/first-out basis.

Media Services will coordinate delivery with Facilities Services.

Facilities Services will deliver large items, such as video monitors on stands. Arrangements for equipment pickup will be made during request processing.

Media Services loaner equipment which can be hand-carried may be picked up and returned at the Circulation Desk at the Main Library by the borrower.



What is depreciation?

Depreciation is the annual charge to income that results from a systematic and rational allocation of cost over the life of the fixed asset.  Depreciation normally begins when an asset is purchased or completed.  If it is not placed into service immediately, depreciation begins when the asset starts to lose value.

What is a fixed asset?

A tangible asset acquired, purchased, constructed, or donated for use in operations and not for investment or sale.  Their useful life is longer than two years, they retain their individual identity throughout their useful life and meet the below thresholds.

Capitalization threshold for assets = $5,000 or greater.  Capitalization threshold for land is $0.00