Access to the College Green area of campus will be restricted until further notice. PennCard holders and some Penn affiliates may enter and exit Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center through the Rosengarten Undergraduate Study Center on the ground floor, and may enter and exit the Fisher Fine Arts Library through the 34th Street entrance to Meyerson Hall. See our Service Alerts for details.

These are used to connect a device such as a laptop, smart phone, or tablet - often to a video output device like a monitor or projector. We have several different types available.

Accordion List

Holdings:

Mini DisplayPort to HDMI  |  Mini DisplayPort to VGA

Who may borrow?

Current Penn students, faculty, and staff with a PennKey and active PennCard.

For how long?

4 hours

Procedures:

First come, first served. Ask at the Education Commons front desk.

Replacement cost:

$20

Macintosh HyperDrive

Who may borrow?

Current Penn students, faculty, and staff with a PennKey and active PennCard.

For how long?

3 day initial loan, with option for 2 renewals. Max loan 9 days

Overdue fines:

$25/day

Procedures:

Equipment may be checked out or returned when the service desk is staffed.

View availability

Accessories:

ProCase pouch

Holdings:

Video Adaptors (Thunderbolt to HDMI, Thunderbolt to VGA, Mini and Micro HDMI, etc...)  |  USB-C Adaptors  |  Audio Adaptors (XLR, 3.5mm, 1/4")

Holdings:

  • Adapter, Male HD (19-pin) to Female VGA (15-pin, High Density D-sub) (replacement cost $25)  
  • Dell™ Adapter - USB-C to HDMI/VGA/Ethernet/USB 3.0, model DA200 connects your mobile computer to an external display with your choice of HDMI or VGA outputs (replacement cost $97.99)  
  • Mini-display port to VGA video adapter (More universally compatible as an adapter vs the HDMI port) (replacement cost $35)
  • Mini-display port to HDMI video adapter (Provides better video and audio capture. Best option for Skyping) (replacement cost $35)
  • FireWire 800-400 Adapter (Connect FireWire 400 devices to computers with a FireWire 800 port (replacement cost $7)
  • Micro USB charger

Who may borrow?

Current Penn Vet students, faculty and staff with PennKey and active PennCard.

For how long?

Normally, items may be checked out for 4 hours. However, you may request extended checkout periods at the front desk.

Overdue fines:

$25/day late fee starting 1 minute after the scheduled return time.

Procedures:

Equipment may be checked out or returned when the service desk is staffed.

Special arrangements for a longer borrowing period may be made by contacting library staff on weekdays between 9am and 5pm.

No reservation required.