Falvey Library maintains a variety of technology equipment for the use of our patrons, including laptops, calculators, headphones, and personal DVD players. We also offer a variety of chargers and power packs.

In addition to the items available from the main service desk, the Digital Scholarship Lab offers DSLR cameras, 360-degree cameras, and podcasting equipment for loan; see their Technology Equipment Loans page for more information.

Please visit the Service Desk on the 1st floor to check out equipment. 

Borrowing Policies 

  • Loan Period: 3 hours (unless otherwise noted)
  • Restrictions: Library use only (unless otherwise noted)
  • Overdue fines apply. For information on overdue fines and replacement fees, consult the Borrowing Policies page.
  • Equipment is available on a first-come, first-served basis. 
  • All equipment is available to Villanova University students, faculty, and staff. 
  • Courtesy Patrons are eligible to check out the following items on an hourly basis: calculators, DVD drives and viewers, headphones, chargers, and power packs. 







  • TI-84 Plus Graphing Calculator


Check availability:
3-hour loan calculators

Check availability:
Semester-long loan calculators

All calculators may be taken out of the library building.

Dell Laptop Kits

Check availability:
Laptop kits

External CD/DVD Drives

  • External portable CD/DVD drive
  • Compatible with Windows XP-Windows 10, Linux, Mac 10 OS systems
  • No extra driver needed, plug and play
  • Faculty who need equipment to project videos for class can request loaner equipment via UNIT.

Check availability: External CD/DVD drives

External CD/DVD drives have a 1 day loan period with 1 renewal.

These items may be taken out of the library building.

Portable DVD/Blu-ray Player

  • Standalone DVD/Blu-ray Player
  • Plays Blu-ray discs and Region 1 DVDs
  • Intended for use in viewing course-assigned films in the Griffin Room; please use the reservation request form to make a reservation
  • Faculty who need equipment to project videos for class can request loaner equipment via UNIT.

Check availability:
Portable DVD/Blu-ray players


  • On-ear, wired headphones
  • 3.5 mm jack

Check availability:

Bloomberg keyboard

  • For use with the designated Bloomberg for Education workstation on the 1st floor of the main library 

Check availability: Bloomberg keyboard


chargers and Power packs




Dell Laptop Chargers

  • Dell 90w AC adapter 

Check availability:
Dell chargers


HP Laptop Chargers 

  • HP AC adapters, for use with personal HP laptops. Each charger has 3 interchangeable power inputs.
    • 2 chargers are 65W
    • 2 chargers are 90W

Check availability:
65W HP chargers

Check availability:
90W HP chargers


Mac Laptop Chargers

  • 60w MagSafe power adapter with "L" style connector
  • Compatible with:
    • 13-inch MacBook Pro models introduced in 2010 through 2012 
    • MacBook models introduced in late 2009 through 2010

Check availability:
Mac chargers

Mac Laptop Charger Converters

  • MagSafe to MagSafe 2 Converter
  • Compatible with:
    • MacBook Pro models introduced in 2012 through 2015 
    • MacBook Air models introduced in 2012 through 2017

Check availability:
Mac charger converters

USB-C Device Chargers

  • Compatible with:
    • Tablets and phones using USB-C charging
    • MacBook models introduced in 2015 or later
    • MacBook Air models introduced in 2018 or later 
    • 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro models introduced in 2016 or later 

Check availability:
USB-C chargers

Portable power packs

  • External battery for powering a phone, laptop, tablet, or other device without being near an outlet. Each power pack has:
    • 3 USB ports
    • 1 USB-C port
    • 1 USB to USB-C cable
    • 1 USB-C to USB-C cable

Check availability:
Portable power packs