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Equipment & media

Audio-visual equipment

  • Students studying with laptopsAudio-visual equipment is available to faculty, staff and students of Mount Royal University.
  • Regular classrooms are equipped with an overhead projector and screen.
  • All equipment must be picked up and returned to the Library Service Desk

Booking equipment and DVDs / videos

  • Students, Faculty and Staff - Contact the Library Service Desk at or 403.440.6019 to book equipment or audio-visual materials. Please give 48 hours notice to ensure availability
    • Equipment - Include the following in your email: 
      • Equipment needed
      • Date/time of pick up and return
      • Other relevant information
    • DVDs / videos - Include the following in your email:
      • Equipment needed
      • Title and call number of video 
      • Dates of pick up and return (no longer than one week)
      • If you are requesting U of Calgary video please include that information
  • Equipment and DVDs/videos can also be booked through LibrarySearch

Guidelines for borrowing A/V equipment

  • Audio-visual equipment is loaned to anyone involved in the teaching and learning activities of Mount Royal University
  • Community Borrowers have the option to borrow audio equipment to compliment an approved Audio Production Room booking
  • Students must present a valid student I.D. card to borrow equipment
  • Equipment loan periods vary to accommodate demands
  • Please cancel unneeded bookings

Films in the classroom

  • Faculty and instructors are free to show VHS, DVD and Blu-Ray videos to students in the classroom, provided the video is being shown for an educational purpose
    • This use does not have to be recorded or reported
  • Videos from online video sites such as YouTube may also be shown in the classroom; however, videos which are obviously infringing or pirated copies should be avoided
  • If you would like to show videos for something other than an educational purpose, please visit the Copyright page for more information


  • DVDs / videos - replacement costs are charged for damage or loss
  • Equipment - Fines are charged for the late return of any A/V equipment
    • replacement costs are charged for damaged or lost equipment

Please review the Schedule of Fines and Fees for a complete listing of all fines and fees for library materials

Equipment for loan

Students may borrow laptops for 1 day or 3 days. These are signed out on a first come, first served basis. Late fines are $5/hour.

Faculty and Staff may book laptops in advance.

All laptops are loaded with standard university software. We also have:

  • Vuze - 2 laptops with 360 room software installed.
  • Kinova - 5 laptops with Kinova software installed.

Laptop cart: Charging cart with 30 laptops for use in the Visualization Classroom

Blu-ray player, PAL player, VCRs, DVD players, external CD/DVD reader/writer, TVs with VHS/DVD player
Calculators, geometry sets, pencil crayons, rulers, scissors
HDMI cables, adaptors (for Macs and PCs), card readers, keyboards, mice, headphones
Extension cords, power bars, phone chargers, macbook chargers
Wireless presenter (wireless mouse), portable LCD projectors, portable screens, slide projector
Digital video and still cameras, DSLR camera, 360 camera, Go Pro, tripods, stabilizer, lav mics, digital recorders, webcams
Each set of 42 iClickers to provide interactive classroom instruction. Faculty can receive training from ADC
Please provide your own paper and markers.
Computer speakers, bluetooth speakers
Two microscopes for in library use only
Light therapy for Seasonal Affective Disorder
Oculus Rift headset with hand controls
AV cameras, 3-piece AV light set, AV tripods, and boom microphones