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Digital Storytelling: Equipment Checkout

A subject guide containing resources and information for the Digital Storytelling program.

Checking Out Equipment

How and Where?

  • Digital Storytelling Equipment can be checked out at the Ellis Library Circulation/Reserve Desk.
  • All items are available on a first come, first served basis.
  • Simply bring your university ID to the desk and ask the staff for the equipment you would like to checkout.
  • Staff will go through all of the equipment with you to ensure that everything is present before checking out.

For How Long?

  • All of the Digital Storytelling equipment checks out for 24 hours.
    • Renewals are permitted.
    • Students may ask for extensions with the permission of their professor


Returns and Fine Policies

Returning Your Equipment:

  • Once you are finished using your equipment, return the items to the Circulation/Reserve Desk so other students have the opportunity to check them out.
  • Please remember to delete all personal content off of the equipment. Staff do not wipe the equipment after they are returned so it is your responsibility to keep your files and personal information safe.
  • Staff will again go through all of the items to ensure that they are in good working condition before checking them in.

Replacement Fines:

  • Digital Storytelling equipment does not have hourly fines, however, if equipment is not returned on time, a replacement fine, upwards of 1,000 dollars, for the equipment will be charged to your library account and will remain there until it is returned.
  • In the case of damaged or lost equipment, you are required to pay for the replacement/repair of the items as per the agreement that was signed in class.
  • In the event of lost or late equipment, the libraries may notify your instructor who will handle any additional repercussions.

DST / Ellis Library Equipment Liability Form

How can I see if equipment is checked out?

Available equipment is labeled as NOT CHECKED OUT. Equipment that has been checked out will say the return date and time. However, remember that your classmate could renew the equipment at that return time.

Available Equipment

Listed below is all of the Digital Storytelling equipment.

Note: Some of this equipment is not available to every class. Please ask your instructor which equipment is available for you to checkout.

Bescon Light Kit

Canon EOS Rebel T5i DSLR Camera

Drawing Pad


iPad Kit

Marantz Kit

Tripod (Medium and Large)

Reflector Flood Light with Umbrella

Ricoh 360 Camera

Rode Microphone

Shutter Release


Sound Recorder

Zoom Kit


Please refer any questions you may have about the equipment to the Ellis Library Reserve Unit or to DST faculty. Contact information for the Ellis Library Reserve Unit is listed below: