Lockers, Chargers, Calculators and Other Equipment

The UC Davis Library is more than just books! Various tools and study aids are available for check out. Lockers and faculty carrels for long-term storage, individual charging lockers and battery packs, whiteboards and markers, headphones, calculators, power squids, and subject specific equipment (ex., atomic structure kits) are only a few of the unique materials offered.

Faculty Carrels

Shields Library has 28 faculty study carrels that are available to members of the Academic Senate, Academic Federation research titles, and Emeriti faculty; add your name to the wait list. Faculty carrels are assigned for library-centered projects requiring use and storage for significant amounts of library material. Faculty carrels are not intended for use as study or office space.

Charging Lockers

Secure charging lockers are available at Shields Library in the alcove adjacent to the Circulation Desk. Pick a locker, plug in your laptop or other device, then pick and set your unique locker combo. These lockers are available first come, first served and are not intended for overnight use. Items that are left in these charging lockers overnight may be forwarded to the UC Davis Police Department lost and found.

Portable Battery Packs

Portabable battery packs are available at Shields Library and the Blaisdell Medical Library. These batteries will charge devices with micro-USB, lightning, and type-C (Shields only) connections.

Wireless Chargers

Wirelessly charge your iPhone, Android, and any Qi-enabled device. These chargers are also compatible with AirPods (with wireless charging case) and AirPods Pro.

Power Cords

A variety of laptop power cords are available for check-out at Shields Library.

A number of rolling whiteboards are deployed at all library locations. Smaller whiteboards may be borrowed from Shields Library. Markers and erasers are available for borrowing.

Borrow TI-36X Pro Scientific or TI-84 Plus CE Graphing calculators and noise-cancelling headphones from Shields Library. Borrow power squids and ethernet kits are also available. Please inquire at the Circulation Desk to see what other specialty equipment may be available.

There is also additional equipment and services designed to aid users with disabilities.  Please refer to Services for Users with Disabilities for more information.

Main Circulation (530) 752‑8792
Shields Lockers and Carrels