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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:
    • MIT Ōtara Library
    • MIT Manukau Library.
  • There are 6 computers at the MIT Ōtara Library, Level 2, NP Block, North Campus.  

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:

MIT Ōtara Library (Level 2, NP Block, North Campus)

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

MIT Manukau Library

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


Computer Facilities

  • Computers are available for course related purposes in our three 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 Computer Use Policy.

MIT Ōtara Library

  • There are a limited number of computers available in the Library space. More computers can be found downstairs next to the cafeteria.
  • Two 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 throughout the building.
  • There is one computer within the Library space (by the printer). This should be used for printing and re-setting your password.

Maritime Library

  • There are ten computers available during opening hours.