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Book Equipment

Book circulating equipment for research, teaching, presentations and more....


Booking Forms:


Tip: Did you know...
That the OISE Library also lends out laptops and iPads?


 What is this?

Type of equipment you can borrow:

  • Computer equipment: laptops, projectors
  • Multimedia equipment and support: audio recorders, camcorders, speakers, microphones, etc.
  • Research equipment: transcribers, tape recorders, etc.
  • Instructional Technology: Smart Board, Apple Cart, Adaptive Technology Cart, etc.

CD Player  |  Digital Still Camera  |  Document Camera  |  Digital Video Camera  |  DVD Player  |  Laptop - Windows XP  |  LCD Projector  |  Microphone - PZM *   |   Microphone - XLR   |  Overhead Projector  |  PA System  |  Portable PA System  |  Portable Screen  |  Slide Projector  |  Digital Voice Recorder *  |  TV/VCR Combo   |  VHS Player

* These items cannot be booked in advance but are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.


 Who do we support?

  • OISE faculty, staff and students for purposes associated with OISE - internal
  • Non-OISE affiliates - external

Please note:

  • Teaching Station Jrs are installed in ACE-bookable classrooms with a capacity of 36 to 100. If you are using one of these rooms, it may not be necessary to book additional equipment through Media Services at Education Commons. See Teaching Station Jr. Instructions on the Office of Space Management website.
  • The following classrooms are equipped with NEW projectors. Some have also been equipped with new or updated screens. If you using one of these rooms, it may not be necessary to book additional equipment.

    Floor Classroom
    G 162
    2 211, 212, 214. 227, 279, 281, 286, 289, 295, 296
    3 310, 311, 312
    4 410, 414, 416, 418, 420, 426
    5 150, 160, 170, 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, 290
    7 192
    8 170, 180, 200, 201, 214, 220, 280
    10 200, 204
    11 200, 204


 How can I request it?

  1. Complete the online request forms: Internal Booking or External Booking
  2. After submitting the form, a media services technician will contact you to confirm your request if the equipment you are booking is available


  • Reservations in person will not be accepted
  • An online booking form must be submitted at least 48 hours in advance in order to reserve circulating media equipment
  • Some items cannot be booked in advance, and are available on a first-come first-served basis

 What is the cost?

  • Internal Booking (OISE staff, faculty & students for purposes associated with OISE) - no fee
  • External booking (for purposes not related to OISE) - cost varies, please e-mail oise.help@utoronto.ca for the most current rates.


 When is it available?

Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis.


There is no guarantee that any media equipment will be available on the date you request; an earlier booking, however, will better your chances of the equipment being available.


 How do I get support?

Link to YouTube
If you would like assistance booking media equipment, please consult our online video for the booking process.


If you have any questions about our equipment, please contact the Education Commons