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iPads & kindles

Borrowing privileges for electronic devices through the library are extended to current Furman University faculty, staff, and students.

The check-out period for electronic devices is two weeks, with a two-week renewal if there are NO patrons waiting for use.

It is the patron's responsibility to know when items are due and to return them by the item due date.

Electronic devices should be returned to the circulation desk, Do not drop in the outside or interior bookdrop locations.

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Apple iPad Loan Information

#1 - You MUST sign the iPad Lending Agreement which acknowledges that you agree with the borrowing terms.


#2 - You must have your own iTunes account in order to use the iPad.  If you don't have one currently, you will have to create one. You will be asked to provide a method of payment, however you will not be charged unless you make a purchase. You can get more information here:


If you are not familiar with Apple products or iTunes, more information is available on Apple's website, click here:


Once you create an iTunes account, connect the iPad to the computer where you just installed iTunes and the iPad should do the rest.


#3 - You are responsible for purchasing any apps you wish to use with the iPad. When the iPad is returned, the library deletes all information and resets it for the next patron. No personal information is stored on the iPad you borrow

#4 - Overdue charges for the iPad are $5.00/day.


#5 - You are responsible for the replacement cost of the iPad should it be lost, stolen, or damaged.  The replacement cost is $750.00.


Questions?  Contact Robyn Andrews or Jimmy Quinn at 864-294-2264.

Amazon Kindle Loan Information

The James B. Duke Library has (1) Amazon Kindle DX for circulation.


The loan period is two weeks, with a two-week renewal if another patron is not waiting for the device.


This Amazon Kindle comes pre-loaded with content previously downloaded from other patrons.


Each patron is allowed ONE book download, costing no more than $25.00. Patrons are allowed to download free items.


If you have any questions, please call 864-294-2264.