Digital Scholarship at UCSC Libraries
AvailabilityEquipment is available to all campus affiliates (students, staff, and faculty).
Checkout PeriodCheckout periods range from 4 hours to 72 hours depending on the equipment. You can also request an extended checkout.
RenewalsEquipment checkouts are renewable as long as there is no existing reservation.
LocationThe equipment is located either at the Media Desk in the David Kirk Digital Scholarship Commons on the ground floor of McHenry Library or in the Digital Scholarship Innovation Studio on the ground floor of the Science and Engineering Library. See specific equipment pages for information on where it can be checked out.
BatteriesWe cannot guarantee that batteries will be charged. Dead AA and AAA batteries can be replaced by staff at the Media Desk upon request.
External MediaBe sure to back up and delete your data from any removable SD cards prior to returning the equipment. In the event that you do not save your data before returning the equipment, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to recover it at a later date.
ReservationsYou can reserve any of our equipment in advance through our extended booking form. Extended bookings are limited to 2 weeks during the Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters and 2 months during the Summer Quarter.
Please be advised that UCSC Library Reserves Policies ➚, including late fees, apply to all equipment checkouts.
The land on which we gather is the unceded territory of the Awaswas-speaking Uypi Tribe. The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, comprised of the descendants of indigenous people taken to missions Santa Cruz and San Juan Bautista during Spanish colonization of the Central Coast, is today working hard to restore traditional stewardship practices on these lands and heal from historical trauma.
The land acknowledgement used at UC Santa Cruz was developed in partnership with the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band Chairman and the Amah Mutsun Relearning Program at the UCSC Arboretum.