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  • Technology lending

    Murphy Library is pleased to offer these technology tools for checkout to any current UW-La Crosse student or staff member with a valid UW-L ID. Users will be required to sign a technology borrowing agreement prior to the first equipment checkout.



    Loan Period



    Replacement Cost


    2 hours/in-library only

    Yes/one renewal


    Up to $2000


    4 hours




    Up to $600

    Flip camera

    1 day

    Yes/one renewal


    Up to $200

    Xbox 360

    1 day

    Yes/one renewal


    Up to $400

    When you check out technology equipment, please . . .

    • Be aware of the loan periods, overdue fines, and replacement costs for these items.
    • Be aware that you are responsible for the cost of item replacement should it be lost, stolen, damaged, or otherwise rendered unusable while it is in your possession and/or charged to your library account.
    • Do not place equipment in the book drop or leave it at an unstaffed desk counter.
    • Do not tamper with the hardware or software or attempt to load or copy software. Do not remove parts from the item.
    • Abide by the University’s Responsible Use of Computing and Communications Resources guidelines and the Library’s Electronic Information Access Policy.
    • Understand that the library is not responsible for lost or damaged work. Any files saved to the hard drive will automatically be deleted when the item is shut down, rebooted, or checked in. Please save files to a portable drive or to your online storage (U) drive.
    • Understand that the library and University may use appropriate means to collect the amount owed for fines, damage, or loss.
    • Understand that fines in excess of $5 result in the loss of borrowing privileges until the fines are paid in full. 

    These guidelines ensure that these tools are available for continued use by the entire campus community.

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    Call: 608-785-8508

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  • 2014 Celebration of Alumni and Campus Authors

    Join friends and colleagues at the 2014 Celebration of Campus Authors from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 21 in the Cleary Center. 

    This year's event includes books written by UW-L alumni as well as faculty and staff.

    The event will have more than 50 books on display, with many authors on hand. A program begins at 4:30.

    Learn more at the Campus Authors web page.



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