Borrowing tablets

The library borrows tablets to HCU students. Available are 10 Samsung Galaxy Note, partly equipped with S Pen.

Notes on use

  • The loan period is four weeks, with a maximum of three renewals. The borrowed tablet is listed in the library account like other borrowed media.
  • The loan is for HCU students only. Only one tablet can be borrowed per person.
  • The tablets can be borrowed during our service hours directly at the service desk by presenting the HCU card.
  • The loan includes a power supply unit with charging cable in a case.
  • To avoid damage to the devices, only the original charging cables provided may be used for all device types.
  • The tablets are lent in delivery condition. This means that you have to activate and configure the tablet yourself. For the installation of additional apps from the Google Play Store, it is therefore necessary to connect the tablet with a new or already existing Google account. This step can be skipped if no additional apps are desired.
  • For on-site use, Eduroam must be set up.
  • Before returning the tablet, back up your data elsewhere.
  • We ask you to reset the tablet to the delivery state before returning it. This will also delete your personal data.
  • The return must be made in person during our service hours.
  • The terms of use of the HCU library and the usage regulations for information and communication processing systems apply accordingly to tablet lending. Please note, therefore, that fees will also be charged for tablet borrowing if the loan period is exceeded and that you will be held liable in the event of damage or loss.


Contact persons

If you have any questions, please contact the library team at the service desk:
Tel: +49 (0) 40 42827-5675
E-mail: ausleihe(at)



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