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Electronic and Media Devices

Calculators

The library provides TI-83, TI-84, and  TI BA II plus (business analyst) calculators for student use.  To check out a calculator, you must be enrolled in an approved math course and have a current student ID card.  Calculators have a semester-long check-out period and must be returned to the library before final grades are issued.  Special check-out rules do apply, and supplies are limited.  For more information or to check out a calculator, please visit the Service Desk.  For availability of the Texas Instruments 83 Plus calculator check here or the Texas Instruments 84 calculator check here and for the Texas Instruments BA II plus calculator check here.

Camcorder 

Cannon Vixia HF R500 HD Camcorder is available to borrow from the library. To see if one is available check here.  There are also accessories available to work with the Camcorder, a tripod and dolly.

Digital Camera

Nikon Coolpix model no. P330 is available to borrow from the library.  To see if one is available check here.


DVD Drives

Portable DVD drives are available for check-out to students, faculty, and staff.   To check out a DVD drive, you will need a current university-issued ID card.  DVD drives are available for a 7-day loan period and are non-renewable.  Special check-out rules do apply.  For more information or to check out a DVD drive, please visit the Service Desk.  Check here to see if one is available for borrowing.

E-Readers

Kindles

The Women for Texas A&M University-Texarkana has provided three Kindle Paperwhite e-Readers available for students, faculty, and staff.  Kindles are available for a 7-day check-out period and are non-renewable.  Special check-out rules do apply.  For more information or to check out a Kindle, please visit the Service Desk.  To see if one is available now check here.

Nooks

The Women for Texas A&M University-Texarkana has provided five Nook e-Readers available for students, faculty, and staff.  With the Nook, you can read the JFM Library’s book club selections as well as download some e-books available through the EAGLIT web catalog and databases.  Instructions on operating the Nook and setting up your e-book account are included with the Nook.  Nooks are available for a 7-day check-out period and are non-renewable.  Special check-out rules do apply.  For more information or to check out a Nook, please visit the Service Desk.  To see if one is available now check here.

Laptops

Texas A&M University-Texarkana provides laptops for student, faculty, and staff use.  To borrow a laptop, you will need a current university-issued ID card.  Laptops are available for 2-hour and 7-day check-out periods.  Laptop borrowing is non-renewable online; must be done in person.  All laptops operate on Windows 8 and have Microsoft Office.  Special check-out rules do apply for laptops.  Check here for availability.  For more information or to borrow a laptop, please visit the Service Desk.

Microforms Reader

If you need to read materials on microfilm or microfiche, we have microform readers/printers available in the Archive room.   Please ask for assistance at the Service Desk. 

Phone Charging Station

If you need to charge your phone, we have a phone charging station located at the lab tech’s desk in the library computer lab.  Please note that the library staff cannot monitor the phone charging station at all times.  It is your responsibility to retrieve your phone before you leave the library!

The phone charging station must remain at the lab tech’s desk.  Patrons are not permitted to relocate the station to other areas of the library.

Scanner

Knowledge Imaging Center (KIC) is an indispensable study and research tool that will enhance reports and papers with crystal clear color and black & white pictures, graphs, and excerpts from books, magazines and journals. This system allows documents to be emailed as well as saved as media files. Not only that, items can be saved to your smart devices as well! One can also print from the KIC. 

The Library Computer Lab has two flatbed scanners available to students.  With these machines, you can scan documents and save them in electronic format.  Please note that restrictions do apply when scanning copyrighted materials and the John F. Moss Library asks that all patrons using a scanner adhere to copyright laws.  If you are unsure about scanning an item or how to use the scanner, contact an on-duty Lab Tech or one of the library staff located at the Service Desk.

If you are using the computer connected to a scanner but not the scanner itself, please be courteous and allow other students access to the scanner.

Voice Recorder

According to the Philip's Website, "The Voice Tracer is the perfect voice recorder for capturing notes, ideas and thoughts on the go. Thanks to 2Mic stereo recording, your recordings are captured in best stereo quality."  Check  here  to see if one is available.

  • 7101 University Ave
  • Texarkana, TX 75503
  • p: 903.223.3000
  • f: 903.223.3104
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