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Hertford College Library: Equipment

Information about using Hertford College Library for college members, prospective students and visitors.

Handy equipment to support your studies

We aim to provide useful bits of kit in the Library to make the library a comfortable and convenient place to study.

Please contact us if you have suggestions about equipment to add to the library.

Desks and chairs

There are two electric height adjustable tables in the library basement.  Most of our chairs are wheeled and height adjustable.  Some also have high adjustable backs.  

Adjustable desk and chair

Available to use in the library

Coloured paper

As well as white A4 printer paper, a selection of other shades are available next to the printer in the library's ground floor entrance.  If you have a preferred colour for printing, please let us know.

Coloured acetates and magnifying glass

A selection of A4 coloured acetates, reading rulers and a magnifying glass are available next to the wellbeing and study skills books in the library's ground floor.

Coloured reading rulers

Daylight lamp

There is one desktop daylight lamp, normally found by the wellbeing and study skills books in the library's ground floor.  There are also general desk lamps throughout the library.

Book stands and laptop rests

There are adjustable wooden book stands and adjustable red laptop stands throught the library.  

Book stand

Rests and supports

There's a mouse mat and wrist rest, foam back rest and foam foot rest in the upstairs reading room.

Wrist rest and mouse mat

Phone chargers

There's a selection of different types of phone chargers next to the wellbeing and study skills books in the library's ground floor.

Phone charger cables

Available to borrow from the library office

Keyboards and mice

We have two types of ergonomic keyboard and 4 ergonomic mice available to borrow as weekly loans from the Library Office.

Keyboard

External DVD player

Watch the library's DVD collection on your laptop, even it you don't have a built in DVD player. Available to borrow from the Library Office.

External DVD reader/writer

Headphones

If you want to listen to something via your laptop or the library PCs we have a pair of headphones available to borrow from the Library Office.

headphones

Locker keys

Keys for the lockers in the JCR (2 week loan) and library (1 week loan) can be borrowed from the Library Office.

Locker