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Laptop Computers

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) Library has wireless laptop computers available for use within the Library by currently enrolled SCC, Santa Ana College (SAC) students, current SCC staff/faculty.

Terms of Usage

  1. Laptop computers are for Library use ONLY; laptops may not be taken out of the Library building.
  2. Laptop computer users agree to comply with the Standards of Conduct for Library Computer Use.
  3. Laptop check-out service stops one hour before the library closes.
  4. Laptops are checked out at the Circulation Desk in a library-provided carrying case. Always transport the laptop in the carrying case.
  5. Do not leave laptop and accessories unattended in the Library!
  6. User is responsible for the safety and return of the laptop and accessories as well as for any fines/fees incurred.
  7. Laptop agreement Form must be returned with laptop. Failure to do so will result in a $10 fee.
  8. Report any laptop damage or malfunction to the Circulation Desk immediately.
  9. Library staff will inspect the unit in the presence of the user when it is returned to the Circulation Desk.
  10. Any tampering and/or damage to the laptop or carrying bag will result in damage fees, possible suspension of laptop and/or library check-out privileges, and/or possible referral for further disciplinary action.

Loan period & late fine

  • Loan period: 2 hours (EXCEPTION: any laptop checked-out½ hours before the service ends will be due at 7:00 pm)
  • Renewals: NONE
  • Late charge: One dollar per minute with no limit on late fine

Peripherals & Other Information

  • USB port - all laptops
    • CD Read & Write – IOLIB10M01 through IOLIB10M12
    •  CD Read Only IOLIB20M01 through IOLIB20M12
    • DVD Read Only – all laptops
  • Laptop battery should last for the 2-hour loan period
    • NOTE: Intensive CPU and hard drive activities will deplete the battery more quickly.

Saving work

  • Work must be saved on user-provided storage media.
    • SUGGESTION: Save work frequently.
  • Library is not responsible for any work lost/damaged.


Printing is available from laptops.

Handling & Safety Issues

  • Avoid touching screen.
  • Limit laptop use to locations that will not endanger the laptop.
  • Close all applications when finished.
  • Close timer at top of screen.
  • Turn off the laptop by pressing the power button once.

Software / Applications

  • Windows
  • Microsoft Office 2010 Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Windows Media Player
  • QuickTime
  • Flash player

Summer 2015 Revision