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Laptops / Computers

Using laptops and computers in the library

  • Laptops are available to borrow for up to four hours.
  • They may be borrowed from: -
    • Main Library, Otara
    • MIT Manukau Library
    • Creative Arts Library. 
  • Computers and IT help are also available at the Main Library, Otara.  

Laptops for loan

  • Users must present their student ID cards to borrow laptops.
  • Laptops are issued for up to four hours at a time.
  • Borrowers are responsible for the replacement cost of the laptop if it is damaged, lost or stolen.
  • Laptops must be returned the day they are issued.

Loanable laptops are available from the Lending desks at the following MIT Libraries: -

Main Library, Otara

  • Students may borrow laptops for use within the Library during opening hours. 

MIT Manukau Library

  • Students may borrow laptops for use within the MIT Manukau building during opening hours. 

Creative Arts Library

  • During opening hours students may borrow a laptop for use within the Library. (There are only two laptops available from the library but more are available from reception).

Computer Facilities

  • Computing facilities are available for course related purposes in our four libraries as described below.
  • Use is generally on a first-come-first served basis and there is no time limit when using the majority of the computers.
  • Computer use is subject to the terms and conditions as described in our Learning Commons policy.

Main Library, Otara

  • There are 70 computers available in the Learning Commons (Level 2), and nine computers available on Level 4.
  • Four computers are installed with specialised engineering programs such as AutoCAD.  Students who need to use these programs for study purposes have priority.

MIT Manukau Library

  • Computers are available outside the library on level 1.

Maritime Library

  • There are ten computers available during opening hours.

Creative Arts Library

  • There is one computer available during opening hours.

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