A-V Equipment

This information is for faculty, staff and enrolled students and for events supported by the Thorndike Library's Audio-Visual Services. For information on A-V support and equipment rental for events that do not fall under Thorndike Library supported events, please see the A-V Contract Services page.

Circulating Equipment

Equipment available for checkout at the Thorndike Library falls under two categories:

1. Equipment with no restrictions

  • Tape Players/Recorders
  • CD Players
  • Battery Chargers
  • Media Card Readers
  • Audio/Video Cables and Adapters
  • Slide Projectors
  • Binoculars
  • VGA Computer Adapters
  • LCD Projectors
  • Headphones
  • Portable Projection Screens
  • Point & Shoot Digital Cameras
  • Flip Cameras

2. Equipment with class and/or prior use restrictions

  • Digital SLR Cameras
  • Pro MiniDisc Recorders
  • Marantz Tape Recorders
  • Language Tape and CD Kits
  • Digital Video Cameras
  • Sound Kits
  • Lighting Kits
  • Digidesign Protools Hardware

Classroom, Media Center Equipment & deering common

TVs, VHS/DVD players, overheads, and screens are available in most classrooms. A few of our classrooms include LCD projectors and stereo receivers. Additional LCD projectors are available for checkout at the library. All classroom equipment can be accessed by anyone on campus with the exception of equipment in the Putnam room, the Cushman Media Center, and Deering Common. These systems may be locked at various times throughout the year. There is a list of equipment available in all of our classrooms by building.

A-V equipment in thorncat

Search Thorncat, the Library’s online catalog, to find circulating A-V equipment. Simply type in the name of the equipment you're looking for and click Go!

A-V contact information

Zach Soares

Audio-Visual Technology Specialist

Monday, 2–10 p.m.

Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.– 5p.m.



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