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Equipment Lending in the Penn Libraries: Vet Equipment

The Basics

Location: Steven W. Atwood Library & Information Commons (one laptop is available at NBC)

Eligibility: Current Penn Vet students, faculty and staff with PennKey and active PennCard.

Borrowing Period: Normally, items may be checked out for 4 hours.  However, you may request extended checkout periods at the front desk.

Overdue fines: $25 per day.


  • Laptops may be checked out at any time. Other equipment may be checked out or returned at the service desk on weekdays between 9am and 5pm.
  • Special arrangements may be made to increase the length of time you may keep the item.
  • Return your equipment on time. You will be charged a $25/day late fee starting 1 minute after the scheduled return time.

Veterinary Library Equipment Lending



  Item Type Quantity Available Replacement Cost Notes Links
Lenovo Laptop

IBM Thinkpad Lenovo L420 Laptops

10 $700 Nine laptops are available for checkout at the Atwood Library.  One laptop is available at the NBC Library. User Guide
Keyed Laptop Cable Lock Keyed Laptop Cable Lock 1 $40
Canon PowerShot SX170 IS Canon PowerShot SX170 IS Digital Camera 1 $250 Includes camera, charger, battery pack and wrist strap. Specifications Manual
GorillaPod Tripod 1 $20 Flexible mini hands-free tripod.  Small enough to fit in your pocket, but strong enough to hold most compact digital cameras. Website
Velbon Sherpa 800R Tripod 1 $100 66.7" Maximum Height | weights 4.3 lbs | 11 lb load capacity | Die-Cast Aluminum Head | Head features single-handle control for both panning and tilt | Center column is reversible to enable macro photography & shooting from extremely low angles Website
Flip Video Camera 1 $200 Shoots 2 hours of High Definition video. Very simple interface, no card or tape is needed. Includes camera, rechargable battery, and user's guide. Users Guide

Basic Headphones
iPhone 4 Cables iPhone 4 Charger 1 $35 No charger plug, cable only.
iPhone 5 cables iPhone 5/6 Charger 1 $35 Lightning to USB Cable and USB to outlet plug.
MacBook Air charger MacBook Air Charger 1 $88 Apple 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter for MacBook Air
MacBook Pro Charger MacBook Pro Charger 1 $79 Apple 85W MagSafe Power Adapter for MacBook Pro
MAC Charger 87W Apple MacBook Power Adapter with USB-C Charge Cable 1 $110 MAC Charger 87W Apple MacBook Power Adapter with USB-C Charge Cable
Mini display port to VGA video adapter Mini-display port to VGA video adapter 1 $35 More universally compatible as an adapter vs the HDMI port.
Mini display port to HDMI video adapter  Mini-display port to HDMI video adapter 1 $35 Provides better video and audio capture.  Best option for Skyping.
VGA adapter - HD to VGA 1 $25 VGA Adapter.  HD (19 pin) Male; VGA (15 pin; High Density D-Sub) Female.
Dell Adapter USB-C DA200 1 $65 External Video Adapter - USB-C to HDMI/VGA/Ethernet/USB 3.0 connects your mobile computer to an external display with your choice of HDMI or VGA outputs. A driver from is necessary if using MS Windows 7, 8 or 8.1
Kingston MobileLite G2 USB Card Reader 1   Transfer data between Flash memory cards to a PC or a Mac. Supported card formats include SD, SDHC, microSD, microSDHC, Sony Memory Stick PRO Duo, Sony Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, and Sony Memory Stick Micro (M2) Specifications