Audio Visual Equipment

At a Glance

  • Eligibility: Undergraduate Students
  • Cost: N/A
  • Request Service: Check out equipment at the Northwestern University Library Circulation Desk
  • Completion Target: 1 Business Day
  • Service Owner: NUIT
  • Support:
NUIT Academic & Research Technologies provides cameras, a microphone, and tripods for short-term loans to Northwestern undergraduate students. The portable video cameras may be used for academic and/or personal video projects. The equipment is available for a three day period. Check-out and check-in takes place at the Northwestern University Library Circulation Desk.
Borrowing Agreement
  • Equipment is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • You must bring a valid WildCARD.
  • Only one camera per person.
  • Equipment is not renewable online. Equipment must be brought to the Library Circulation Desk for check-in and may be immediately checked out again if no hold request is on the item(s).
Loan Periods
  • Three day loan period.
  • At the end of the loan period, the equipment must be returned to the Library Circulation Desk.
Fines for Late, Damaged, or Missing Equipment
  • $15 for every day late.
  • $500 replacement fee camera.
  • $75 replacement fee for tripod.
  • $500 replacement fee for microphone.
Available Equipment

Canon Vixia HD

image of a Canon HD video camera with component parts, including power adapter, battery, USB cord and HDMI cord.

Sennheiser ME66/K6 Microphone with Shotgun Mount:

microphone bundle

Smith-Victor Pinnacle P920 Tripod:


Additional Information

Support Contacts

Support Contact:
Library Circulation: (847) 491-7633