Information Services

Multimedia 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.

IMPORTANT UPDATE - DUE TO CORONAVIRUS, THE AV EQUIPMENT LOANS SERVICE IS SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. IT IS NO LONGER POSSIBLE TO MAKE NEW BOOKINGS AND NO EXISTING BOOKINGS CAN BE COLLECTED AFTER 16:30 ON 18TH MARCH 2020. ALL BOOKINGS DUE TO BE COLLECTED AFTER THIS DATE HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. THE MAIN LIBRARY HELPDESK IS NOW CLOSED SO IF YOU CURRENTLY HAVE EQUIPMENT ON LOAN, PLEASE HOLD ONTO IT UNTIL YOU HEAR OTHERWISE. PLEASE ACCEPT OUR APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED.

 

Our loan equipment list includes:

  • Audio Recorders. The range of stock includes Zoom H2N, H2, H4N and H6 models.
  • Camcorders. The range of stock includes Canon Legria HF G26, M36, M41, M52 and Go Pro HERO4 models.
  • Camera Lighting Kit
  • Camera Tripods
  • DSLR Cameras. The range of stock includes Canon EOS 450D, 500D, 70D(W), 7D, 800D, Nikon D3100, D5100 & D5300.
  • Graphics Tablets. Includes Wacom Bamboo & Wacom Intuos3
  • Laptops - PC or Mac
  • Microphones. Ranging from wireless mics and shotgun mics to use with a camcorder/DSLR through to usb boundary mics to be used for group conference calls.
  • Portable PA Systems
  • Projectors. The range of stock includes NEC NP-M300W, NP-M311W, Optoma EW531, Panasonic PT-EZ570, PT-VW350 & PT-VW345N.
  • Projection Screens
  • Webcams

For detailed specifications of items please register and log in to the system.

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.

Location

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

Main Library

30 George Square

Edinburgh

EH8 9LJ

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