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iPads for Students and Faculty: iPads for Students


Protect your information: Log out of all personal accounts before returning devices

Always make sure you have completely logged out of any website requiring personal data and removed all personal information from apps, documents, websites, etc. iPads do not delete personal data when checked back in to the library!

Use of iPad is at your own personal risk. See PSCC Computer Policy.

iPads for Students

iPads for Students

The Pellissippi State Community College Libraries have iPads available for student checkout. There are eleven iPads at the Hardin Valley campus  library (5 for student checkout, 6 for student-related events), as well as two at each of Pellissippi's other campus libraries. . Approximately 50 apps have been loaded on the Library's student iPads. Borrowers will not be able to add new apps, however, app suggestions are welcome.

iPads are available on a first come, first serve basis from the Hardin Valley Library's Circulation Desk and the Blount, Magnolia, and Division Street service desks.

iPad Usage Policy:

  • Only currently enrolled students of Pellissippi State, or students enrolled in the ETSU & TTU 2+2 Program who present a valid TALC card issued by TTU or ETSU may borrow iPads.  

  • A Pellissippi State student  I.D. card and a driver’s license (or other valid photo I.D.) must be presented when checking out an iPad.  iPads will not be loaned without both forms of I.D.

  • The library assumes no responsibility for any loss of or damage to data resulting from the use of this equipment.

  • iPads must be used in accordance with Pellissippi States computer policy.

  • Questions about how to use hardware or software will be referred to Liam Powell, or 865-539-7115. 

  • Students should report any need for maintenance of this equipment to the Circulation desk or library service desk.

  • Borrowers are responsible for returning all parts checked out, including cables and power cords, in good condition to the circulation desk or library service desks.

  • iPads should be returned to an attendant at the Circulation/service desk. Do not leave iPads unattended on the desk or in a book drop.

  • iPads must be returned to the location in which they were checked out from.

How To

iOS 5

Learn how to use new gestures and other features of the new iOS 5 on the iPad with this video:



PSCC offers software training & tutorial videos to PSCC students, faculty, and staff through a site license to LyndaCampus.  Including iPad sessions on Tips & Tricks for using this tablet!

Be sure to log in via above link, or at the PSCC Library’s A-Z databases page at​.

There, click on letter “L”, then on lyndaCampus link.  If off-campus, you will be prompted to log in with your PSCC username and password.  At the lyndaCampus login page, at right, create your account by filling in and submitting the form.  When you return to the lyndacampus login page, log in with your lyndaCampus account.

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