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How to Request Items

In order to check items out, click on the category name of the item you are looking for. For instance, if you need to check out a digital camera, you would select "Cameras." Once you have located your item, you would follow the step-by-step booking instruction below.


  1. Go to Select the type of loanable technology you are interested in requesting. In this example, we will be looking at the Miscellaneous section, specifically at the Targus USB Keypad.
  2. Once you decide which item you would like to book, you can click on the “Availability” link or the “More Details” link. In this example, we will be looking at the Targus USB Keypad.

3.After pressing availability, select the day you wish to pick up the item.
Note: You may only select a day if it is green.

4.Once the first day of the booking is selected, scroll down to the bottom of the page to view the details of the booking.

5. Select the date you want the item to be due.
Note: The due date will automatically be set to 7 days after the pick up date.
Note: The due time will be set based on Loanable Technology Desk hours and is not able to be customized by the user.

6. Select either "Add to Cart" or "Add to Cart & Checkout".
Add to Cart: Select this option if you have more items you want to pick up on the same date as the current item.
Add to Cart & Checkout: Select this option if this is the last item you want to pick up on the same date as the current item.

7. Click "Continue" to agree to the terms and conditions of checkout.

8. Type in your name and email address and answer the question (all fields are required). Select "Submit My Booking".
Note: Only email addresses will be allowed to make bookings.

9. The confirmation screen will remind you of the details of your booking. You should also have received an email to your email address with this information.


Video on How to Request Items in LibCal