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Hege Library & Learning Technologies

LSTA Mobile Edge Grant 2019

Digital Media available to request

Faculty may request the following digital media for checkout for courses. Please note that a limited number are available and an application form is required. 

Apple iPad Mini


Included with checkout:

  • 1 Apple iPad Mini 7.9 inch screen, 64GB, wifi enabled, Apple iOS                                          
  • Protective Case                                                               
  • Power brick & charging cord                                          
  • Stylus
  • iPads will be preloaded with standard apps and other requested apps specific to course work and projects                                                                              

Samsung Galaxy

Included with checkout: 

  • 1 Samsung Galaxy Tablet, Model A 10.1, 32 GB, wifi enabled, Android OS
  • Protective Case
  • Charging cord & brick
  • Stylus
  • Tablets will be preloaded with standard apps and other requested apps specific to course work and projects    

Pansonite VR Headsets (Limited number available)

Included with checkout:

  • 1 Pansonite VR Headset. Complete 360 immersion with a wide 120° field of view. 
  • Note that headsets require a smartphone and apps in order to engage in VR experience. 


Also available to checkout with the VR headsets: 

Apple iPod Touch (when a smartphone is needed to use with VR headset) 

Included with checkout: 

  • 1 Apple iPod Touch, 32GB, wifi enabled, Apple iOS
  • Protective Case
  • Charging brick & cord
  • Note that apps are required to engage in VR experience

Swivl Kits


Included with checkout: 

  • 1 Swivl c5 robotic platform (with 5 microphones and carry case)
  • 4 markers, lanyard clip, 3 shims
  • 1 black wall charger
  • 1 Stand (optional) 
  •  1 Apple iPad mini (13 GB) with charging cord and brick 


Additional equipment & software

Interview recording equipment available in the Recording Studio:


  • Full-size chroma key compositing backdrop
    • Green screen backdrop
    • White screen backdrop
    • Black screen backdrop
    • Grey screen backdrop
  • Studio light set
    • 2 Pheno Photography square studio photo silver umbrella reflector softboxes
    • 2 Photo studio white soft umbrellas

Educational subscriptions to Descript and Hindenburg, two audio software applications, specifically requested by the QEP coordinator, that will facilitate mobile audio editing and podcast creation for students. Note that these softwares are also available on laptops for checkout and are not exclusively available in the recording studio space. 

Coming Soon!

The following items have also been purchased with LSTA Mobile Edge Grant Funding:

  • 3 additional Apple Macbook Pro laptops
  • 13.3 Inch with touchbar




  • 2 additional Dell Latitude 5440 laptops
  • 14 inch screen


  • 33 Belkin Secure Wired Keyboards for iPad minis



The Mobile Edge grant initiative is made possible by funding from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) as administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (IMSL grant number LS-OO-0034-19). Matching funds in the amount of $10,864.00 are made possible by the Guilford College Friends of the Library.