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Technology Lending at Doucette

Borrow from our selection of technology at Doucette

Technology loans are available to Werklund faculty, staff and students only. To request technology, send an email to




Available Equipment

  • 10 Windows 10 Dell Laptops
  • 10 MacBook Pro Laptops
  • 5 Apple 32 GB iPads loaded with educational apps
  • Cart of 17 Apple iPads
  • 5 Blue Yeti Microphones - studio quality
  • 3 GoPro Hero Cameras with harnesses and accessories
  • 4 Oculus Quest 2 VR Headsets
  • 1 Sony LCD Projector
  • 2 Portable Bluetooth Speakers
  • Camcorders: 2 Canon Vixia HD and 3 Panasonic Hand-held
  • 4 Tripods
  • 1 EZ Robot JD Humanoid articulated robot
  • 1 Sphero Bolt Power Pack classroom set
  • 2 IPEVO DO-CAM document cameras
  • 6 Vernier Sensor Probe Kits with LabQuest 2 Handhelds


Who can borrow

Any University of Calgary Werklund School of Education student (part-time/full-time/continuing education), Faculty or Staff member with a valid library card may borrow equipment. You must be associated with Werklund, in good standing with the Library, with no outstanding fines or liabilities over $50.

Borrowing rules

  • You may borrow one laptop at a time. Other equipment requests will be evaluated individually.
  • The loan period is 7 days. Equipment must be picked up and returned in person at Doucette Library, during regular Library hours.
  • Don’t be late – overdue fines are $3 per hour, to a maximum of $50.
  • Depending on demand, some items may be available for renewal. You must bring the equipment back to the Library to renew it.
  • All borrowers will be required to sign a loan agreement, which will be kept on file until the equipment is returned in good working order.  You assume all liability for the cost of repair or replacement of the equipment if it is lost or damaged while it is signed out to you. You will also have your Library privileges suspended until payment is received.

How to book and borrow

  • You may book equipment in advance by emailing  No booking? Check at the Circulation Desk for availability.