Technology

Equipment for Checkout

Current Benedictine University students, faculty and staff can check out equipment at the Library Circulation Desk on the Lisle campus or in the Library in Gillett Hall on the Mesa campus. Most equipment checks out for 3 days. Chargers and adapters check out for 4 hours.

Equipment on Lisle Campus
Chromebook Laptop

chromebook

Graphing Calculator

TI-83 graphing calculator

Wireless Presenter Remote

presenter remote

  • 4 hour loan period
  • Model: Logitech R400
  • PC compatible
  • Plug-and-play
  • 50-ft. range
  • Built-in laser pointer
  • Includes carrying case
  • User support
  • Check availability
MacBook Charger

  • 4 hour loan period
  • Models: Apple 85W MagSafe (with optional MagSafe to MagSafe 2 Converter) and Apple 85W MagSafe 2
  • Compatible with various MacBook models
  • Includes carrying case
  • User support
  • Check availability
Universal Laptop Charger

charger

  • 4 hour loan period
  • Model: Targus 90W Laptop Charger
  • Compatible with various PC laptops
  • Includes carrying case
  • Check availability
Apple Adapters

  • 4 hour loan period
  • Models: Lightning to HDMI (or Digital AV), Lightning to VGA, Mini DisplayPort (or Thunderbolt) to VGA
  • Includes carrying case
  • Check availability
Button Maker

button maker

  • 3 day loan period
  • Student organizations (borrower must be an executive board member) and campus units can check out the button maker.
  • Model: American Button Machines #175 Button Machine and #2088 Graphic Punch
  • Creates 1.75" round buttons. Your design should fit within a 1.6" diameter circle.
  • Instructions
  • Reserve the button maker
Google Cardboard Virtual Reality Smartphone Viewer

  • 3 day loan period
  • Model: POWIS ViewR 2.0
  • Google-certified Google Cardboard smartphone viewer
  • Compatible with Android, iPhone, and Windows smartphones 4-6.5 inches
  • User support
  • Check availability
Scientific Calculator

TI-30Xa scientific calculator

Tripod

tripod

  • 3 day loan period
  • Model: Sunpak 6601UT
  • Medium tripod
  • 3-way pan and tilt
  • Includes carrying case
  • Check availability
Webcam with Built-In Mic

webcam

  • 28 day loan period
  • Model: V7 Professional HD Webcam 720p
  • Built-in microphone
  • Check availability
HDMI Cable

Video camera

HDMI Cable

HDMI cable

  • 4 hour loan period
  • Model: StarTech.com 15 ft. High Speed HDMI Cable
  • Includes carrying case
  • Check availability
Equipment on Mesa Campus
Chromebook Laptop

chromebook

  • 3 day loan period
  • Requires a Google account; first login requires Wi-Fi
  • Model: HP 11 G4
  • Includes power supply and carrying case
  • User support
  • Check availability
Universal Phone Charger

charger

  • 4 hour loan period
  • Model: ChargeTech Universal Cell Phone Charger
  • Includes micro USB, Lightning, 30 pin, USB port for any cell cable
  • Compatible with many cell phones and smartphones
  • Includes carrying case
  • Campus: Lisle
  • Check availability
Graphing Calculator

TI-83 graphing calculator

Scientific Calculator

TI-30Xa scientific calculator

 

Printers

Lisle Campus
  • 1 color printer on KN 3rd Floor
  • 1 b&w printer on KN 3rd Floor
  • 1 b&w printer on KN 2nd Floor
  • 1 b&w printer in KN 030

For answers to frequently asked questions about printing on the Lisle campus, see the IT Printing Support page.

Mesa Campus
  • 1 b&w printer
Springfield Campus
  • 1 b&w printer

Scanners & Copiers

Lisle Campus
  • Simple Scan Station on KN 3rd Floor near the Research Center and KN Lower Level near the Circulation Desk
    • Includes a large flatbed scanner and a feed scanner.
    • Best option for scanning books and journals.
    • You can view, zoom, and crop your pages before saving.
    • You can scan to email, Google Drive, or USB flash drive.
  • Scanner/copiers on all 4 printers in the Library (KN 3rd Floor, KN 2nd Floor, and KN 030)
    • Includes a flatbed scanner and a feed scanner built in to the printer.
    • To scan, tap "Scan" on the printer touch screen. 
    • To make a copy, tap "Device Functions" on the printer touch screen.
    • For more information, see the IT Printing Support page.
  • 1 standard flatbed scanner in KN 030
Mesa Campus
  • 1 scanner/copier
Springfield Campus
  • 1 scanner/copier

Computers

Lisle Campus
  • 46 computers on KN 3rd Floor
  • 12 computers in KN 232 (Computers in the lab print to the KN 3rd Floor printers. The lab also includes a computer on a lectern connected to a ceiling-mounted projector.)
  • 8 computers in KN 030
Mesa Campus
  • 16 computers
Springfield Campus
  • 13 computers

Digital Collaboration Study Rooms

Two study rooms located in the Library Lower Level on the Lisle campus have TV monitors with an HDMI cable you can use to connect a laptop to the TV screen.

Video Viewing Study Room

One study room in the Library Lower Level on the Lisle campus has a TV with a built-in DVD player and VCR.

Software

There are many programs installed on the Library computers, including, but not limited to:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • SPSS
  • Maple
  • Tableau

Cell Phone Charging Station

Lisle Campus
  • 1 cell phone charging station on KN 3rd Floor.

Microfilm Reader

Lisle Campus
  • 1 microfilm reader in KN Lower Level

SCANTRON Machine

Lisle Campus
  • 1 SCANTRON Machine in the Research Center on KN 3rd Floor

ID Machine

Springfield Campus
  • 1 campus ID machine

Questions?

Circulation Desk
(630) 829-6050
circdesk@ben.edu

 
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Lisle

Kindlon Hall (Lower Level, 2nd Floor, & 3rd Floor)
5700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 829-6050

Mesa

Gillett Hall (1st Floor)
225 E. Main St.
Mesa, AZ 85201
(480) 878-7514

Springfield

Becker Library
1500 N. 5th St.
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 718-5011