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Equipment Lending Policy for Amazon Fire Tablets

Eligible Borrowers

  • Currently enrolled students with a student ID/library card with library fines under $5.

Borrowers’ Responsibilities

All Borrowers must review and accept the Equipment Lending Policy and Agreement as part of the check-out procedure.The equipment being loaned to the Borrower is to be used only for the purpose of school/work-related operations. Equipment is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Check Out

  • The equipment loan period shall be for one semester only; exceptions must be approved by the LLRC division dean.
  • Equipment must be reserved online, using the online form, or in-person at the library's circulation desk.
  • Pickup location and time will be communicated to Borrower's who request online.
  • Valid ID for EVC students is required for pick-up.
  • Borrowers must agree to this Equipment Lending Policy and Agreement, and the equipment return dates determined at the time of check out.

Check In

  • Borrowers must return equipment to Evergreen Valley College Library by the end of the semester.
  • Borrow must drop-off equipment to the circulation desk during open library hours. Do not drop off equipment in the book drop.
  • Upon return, EVC staff will inspect if the equipment returned is intact and operational. This may take a few minutes of your time.
  • If you drop the class or drop from the college, please return all items immediately.

Use of Equipment

  • Borrowers are responsible for:
    • The safe return of loaned equipment back to the College. Borrowers who do not return materials when they are due will be fined, have their library privileges revoked, and have a hold put on their student record. If you drop the class or from the college, please return all items immediately.
    • Not leaving the equipment unattended anywhere.
    • Reporting any damages or malfunctions immediately to the appropriate library staff.
    • All damages, neglect, abuse, or loss once this item has been received. In the event of damage or loss, full replacement value and/or all costs associated with repair or replacement of the equipment loaned will be billed to the borrower at market value.
    • The full repair and/or replacement cost of equipment should it be returned inoperable.
    • Their own personal data, files and/or documents, EVC staff will not be responsible for any material left on the equipment.
    • Any violations of the College or District’s computing and Acceptable Use Policies.
  • Borrowers are encouraged to:
    • Save their files to an external drive to their own computers or a cloud account; files left on our equipment may be erased upon check-in.
    • Use the equipment in appropriate ways. In the Library, for example, borrowers should use headphones when playing audio.
  • Borrowers should be aware that:
    • The equipment has been tested by EVC Library prior to loan and has been verified to be functioning properly and fully charged.
    • Laptops and other digital devices are wireless and access networks wirelessly.

Penalties and Fees:

  • Loss of equipment shall result in charges equivalent to the estimated replacement cost of the equipment.
  • Damage to equipment shall result in a charge to cover repair or replacement.
  • Penal Code Section 484: Every person who shall feloniously steal, take,carry, lead, or drive away the personal property of another, or who shall knowingly and designedly, by any false or fraudulent representation or pretense, defraud any other person of money, labor or real or personal property, shall fraudulently appropriate property which has been entrusted to him or her is guilty of theft. Punishment can include of a fine, incarceration in a county jail or imprisonment