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Tech Library - USB Mic Lending Policy


The patron agrees to assume all legal liability for the cost of repair or replacement in the event of loss due to theft, damage, negligence or misuse.


York University faculty members may borrow a USB Mic kit for the purpose of teaching classes, and York University administrative staff may borrow a USB Mic kit for the purpose of conducting work meetings. Patrons must come to the UIT Service Desk in Steacie building with a YUcard a departmental budget number and be in good standing with the Library when signing out the USB Mic kit – users must have no outstanding fines or liabilities over $20. The tech library requires this information to help prevent USB Mic theft.


Each patron will be permitted to borrow one USB Mic at a time.


USB Mics will be made available on a first‐come, first‐serve basis at the UIT Service Desk (136 Campus Walk). Loan Period:

  • The loan period for a USB Mic is for the term. USB Mics are due on the 15th of December, or the 15th of April, or the 15th of August before the UIT Service Desk closes.

USB Mic Agreement Form

When first‐time users sign out a USB Mic, they will be required to read and sign a “York University TechLibrary USB Mic Agreement form.” The form will be kept on file for future reference as required.


USB Mics may be borrowed by teaching instructors and administrative staff for the term. At the end of the loan period, the patron must bring the USB Mic back to the UIT Service Desk in person at the Steacie building. Patrons will be permitted to check out another USB Mic (a maximum of one time) at the start of the next term if there are no other patrons waiting for a USB Mic

Advance Booking

Holds or advance bookings are not available


Overdue fines of $400 and will be charged to the department via budget number. Borrowing privileges will be suspended until the fine is paid by the department.

Replacement and Damage Fines

The patron and home department assumes full financial responsibility.


USB Mics must be returned in‐person at the UIT Service Desk (136 Campus Walk). Patrons will be required to wait a couple of minutes while staff check that the USB Mic and accessories have been returned in working order.