Information Services

Equipment Loans

Welcome to the University of Edinburgh equipment loan service. We have a variety of AV and IT equipment that can be borrowed by staff and students.

Our loan equipment list includes:

  • Audio Recorders
  • Camcorders
  • Camera Lighting Kit
  • Camera Tripods
  • DSLR Cameras
  • Graphics Tablets
  • Laptops - PC or Mac
  • Microphones
  • Portable PA Systems
  • Projectors
  • Projection Screens
  • Webcams

To get started, click Sign In and enter your UUN and EASE password.

Sign In

Guidance in using the online booking system can be found at the bottom of this page.

Contact Us

The equipment loan service is operated by Learning Spaces Technology.

Please note that we cannot accept bookings via telephone, email or in person at the Helpdesk.


Equipment must be collected from and returned to the Main Library Helpdesk in the Central Area. The address is:

Main Library

30 George Square



Service Hours

Equipment can be booked for collection or return between the hours of 09:00 to 16:30 Monday to Friday only. You may not be able to collect or return equipment out with these times even if the Helpdesk is still open.

Please note the following:

  • You cannot make short notice bookings. Bookings must be made a minimum of 2 working days in advance of your chosen collection date.
  • We only permit short term loans up to a maximum of 1 week duration.
  • All bookings are subject to resource availability.


Frequently Asked Questions

If you need help using the equipment loan service, please refer to these FAQs in the first instance.

Equipment Loans - Accessibility Statement

Accessibility statement for Audio Visual (AV) Equipment Loans online booking system (Siso) - September 2019