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30 iPads for Checkout @ UFLibraryWest

Library West has 30 iPads available to borrow by current UF students 
Visit the 2nd floor Circulation Desk to check out an iPad for a period of seven days. 

PreConfigured Apps list

Library West iPads are pre-configured with a set of apps selected by UF Student Government and UF Librarians. These apps were selected to help you in writing papers, conducting research and other classroom activities.

Load Your Own Apps:
You may also download and use your own apps, pictures, music, videos and other content on a library iPad, while you have it checked out.
 Please save your work before you return the iPad to the library, as it will be wiped clean and restored to the state it was in when you checked it out. 

iOS Pre-Loaded/Default Apps:
App Store, Calendar, Contacts, iTunes, Mail, Maps, Notes, Photos, Photobooth, Safari, Videos, and Clock.

Apps Selected by UF Student Government & UF Libraries and Pre-Loaded:, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook, Free Spreadsheet, Google Search, Instapaper, the Loop, Kindle, Nook, Pages, Pandora, SlideShark, Stanza, Tutor Matching Service, UFIT News, UF Libraries, Free UF Tutoring Services, UF Mobile, Whiteboard Lite, Wolfram Alpha, YouTube, 

About Our iPads

These iPads were purchased with funds from the UF Student Technology Fee so they're restricted to use by students currently enrolled at the University of Florida. 

Model Information
iPad3, Wi-Fi, 16GB

Checkout Package Includes

  • Charger
  • iPad-to-USB cable
  • Print guide
  • Carrying case

Login to Your Personal iTunes Account
Sign into your own iTunes account and install and use your favorite apps, docs, and media on the Library West iPads. If you don't have an iTunes account or AppleID, you can learn how to create one here:

Upon return to the Library West circulation desk, all iPads will be swept clean of any documents, apps, pictures, or other things that you have added. Please remember to save any work, photos, and/or videos to your computer before returning the iPad.

iPad Checkout Policies (the fine print)

  • Fines for the iPad and accessories are $10.00 per hour, up to a maximum of $100.00 at which time the item is considered lost.
  • Per Library West policy, you agree to assume full financial responsibility for any damage, loss, or theft for any iPad and accompanying accessories checked out to you, during the time that it is checked out to you.
  • There is a $1,000.00 replacement charge for iPads damaged or considered lost.  There is a $50.00 replacement charge for accessories (lost cables, charger or case).

  • Library privileges will be blocked if the iPad is not returned on time.  Once an iPad is overdue for 10 hours, it will be locked down so that it cannot be used.

"How To" Guides





How to Access the UF Wireless on iPads:

How to set up Microsoft Exchange Email on iPads:

How to create an iTunes Account/AppleID: 

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