New Self-Service student laptop loaning system is live NOW!

8 Dec 2016
Ann Byrne, Barry Foley

In an exciting new student focused project brought to you by IT Services and the Library in collaboration with Disability Support Service, the Students Union and LAPSAFE. We are delighted to announce that the automated self-check (LAPSAFE) locker system is now up and running on the ground floor of the UCC Library.

Highlights of this new self-service system include:

48 Laptops available to borrow by students only for use in the Library.

Use your student card to easily borrow a fully charged laptop for 4 hours.

Borrow a brand new, lightweight, easy to use Chromebook laptop.

Single Sign on with your UCC email account for easy instant access to many of our existing Student IT

Services such as Google Apps and Blackboard.

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Emma Cotter

Cloud Focused

A Cloud focused service: Use Google Apps and Office 365 online to automatically save your assignment work to the Cloud as you work. No need for USB sticks or worry of losing assignment work.

Share Chromebooks wirelessly to the screens in the Library Creative Zone using Mirroring 360 for easy

collaboration on group project work and presentations.

This service is available at any time once the main Library Building is open.


For a full outline of this service please go to this link:

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Linda Doran, Michelle O Halloran, Eoin O'Sullivan, Barry Foley, Ann Byrne, Eolann Sheehan, Anne O'Callaghan, Ian Hutchinson, Martin O'Driscoll


Positive feedback received on this service so far:

Kian: "I'd like to thank the person or group of people who had the initiative to bring this idea to the university. This service has allowed me to study efficiently while my own personal laptop has been broken, especially due to exams at the moment. The borrow and return system interface is very easy to use also."

Bridget: "Great service."

Eoin D: "Excellent service for students!"


Student IT Services

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