Technology Lending

Duke University Libraries is committed to providing patrons with the latest e-reading and computing technologies. Patrons can borrow from our collection of Kindle e-readers and iPads:

  • 11 Kindles at Perkins Library
  • 10 Kindles at Lilly Library
  • 1 Kindle at Pearse Memorial Library at the Duke Marine Lab
  • 90 iPad 2 devices at Pearse Memorial Library at the Duke Marine Lab

Borrow a Kindle

  • Click the title’s hyperlink.
  • Look for the small truck icon labeled “Get this title” on the upper right screen.
  • Click the “Get this title” link.
  • Enter your NetID and password to login.
  • Click the “Request” link beside the title.
  • Select your pickup location from the dropdown menu.
  • Click the “Place Hold/Recall Request” button.
  • Library staff will notify you when your Kindle is ready for pickup.

Kindle Tips

  • All Kindles have the same titles loaded onto them, so you do not have to worry about which device you check out.
  • Borrow a Kindle for a loan period of two weeks.
  • Renew your Kindle for one consecutive loan period.

The Link

The Link, located on the lower floor of Perkins Library, offers a wide range of equipment available to faculty, staff and students to improve the classroom and learning experience, such as:

  • iPad 2 devices
  • Video recording devices
  • Webcams
  • Headsets
  • USB speakerphones
  • Device chargers:
    • Multi-device charging cable (Micro USB, Apple 8 pin, Apple 30 pin)
    • Apple MagSafe
    • Apple MagSafe 2
    • Dell AC Adapter
    • Lenovo AC Adapter (slim tip for T440 series and current Lenovo laptops)
    • Lenovo AC Adapter (for earlier model Lenovo laptops)