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Course Reserves

This LibGuide will help students and faculty access Course Reserve services and materials.

In-Building Laptops

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RIC students, faculty, and staff can check out in-building laptops from the Reserve Desk for a 4 hour loan. A valid RIC ID is required for laptop check outs with no exceptions. Laptops can be renewed for an additional 4 hour loan if no one is waiting.

Students, faculty, and staff must fill-out a Technology and Equipment Loan Agreement form once an academic year. Technology and Equipment Loan Agreement forms are kept on file at the Reserve Desk. 

Reserve laptops are equipped with Microsoft Office suite software and connect wirelessly to the Internet.

If the laptop is not returned or is returned in damaged condition, you will be billed $1500 as a replacement fee.

Late fees are $10 per hour.

For questions about Laptop Lending Policies, please contact the Reserve Desk at 401-456-8129 or 401-456-8182. 

Out-of-Building Laptops

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RIC students, faculty, and staff can check out an out-of-building laptop from the Reserve Desk for 1 week with a valid RIC ID.  These laptops are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. There are no renewals.  

Students, faculty, and staff must fill-out a Technology and Equipment Loan Agreement form once an academic year. Technology and Equipment Loan Agreement forms are kept on file at the Reserve Desk. 

Reserve laptops are equipped with Microsoft Office suite software and connect wirelessly to the Internet.


Please note: You MUST wait 24 hours before checking out a 1 week laptop again.

If the laptop is not returned or is returned in damaged condition, you will be billed $1500 as a replacement fee.

Late fees are $10 per day.

For questions about Laptop Lending Policies, please contact the Reserve Desk at 401-456-8129 or 401-456-8182.

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