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Technology Borrowing: Laptop User and IT Support

Netbooks are available for lending from the Dover Learning Commons. Access the reservation form, additional information regarding circulation and IT support.

Technology Borrowing

At this time, laptops are available for borrowing from the Dover Learning Commons only.

Reserve a Laptop Here

Take our Poll

Want to see laptop borrowing at other locations? Choose which location.
New Castle: 5 votes (62.5%)
Wilson Graduate Center: 1 votes (12.5%)
Brandywine: 2 votes (25%)
Burlington: 0 votes (0%)
Cumberland: 0 votes (0%)
Gloucester: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 8

Back Up Your Data!


 Remember to back up your files before shutting down! All data saved to the hard drive will be erased when restarted!

You may temporarily save your documents to the Student T drive. Any documents saved in the T drive will be erased when the Laptop is returned.

Get Started with Office 2013

Access tutorials and quick start guides for Microsoft Office 2013 here

Technology User Support

Steps for Connecting to Wireless Networks Off Campus

Access available Internet connections by following these steps:

1. From the Laptop desktop, click on the Internet Access Icon in the taskbar        (bottom right hand corner of the screen).

2. Choose a network that you have access to.

3. Locked networks will require you to enter a password to gain access.               

      You will have to enter the Network password each

               time the Laptop is restarted!

Laptop Renewals

Laptops are checked out for one week at a time and may be renewed.

Renewals are granted only if there are laptops available with no students on a waiting list.

We cannot guarantee that you can keep the laptop longer than one week.

To request a renewal, call the Dover Learning Commons at 302-342-8620 during operational hours

  • Monday - Friday 8:30am-7:00pm
  • Saturday 9:00am-2:00pm

(hours subject to change during holidays and reading week)

Laptop Battery Life

Dell Laptop battery life is approximately 5 hours. Laptops will not automatically shut down when closed.To extend the life of the battery, remember to shut off Laptop when not in use.

How do I contact the library?

Have a question related to Laptop Borrowing or Need Research Assistance?

Send an Email

Call the Library: 1-800-451-5724
Specific location numbers are available here.