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iPad Air 2 devices are available for checkout to WesternU students, faculty, and staff at the Harriet K. & Philip Pumerantz Library.

Checking Out an Ipad

To check out an iPad you will need:

  1. Your WesternU ID badge
  2. A completed iPad Lending Agreement (pdf)

Items Included in the Checkout:

  • iPad Air 2 with cover
  • Lightning to USB cable
  • USB power adapter
  • Carrying case

Note: All items must be present for staff to check in


How Long Can I Keep It?

1 week, with 1 renewal (must bring iPad to library for renewal)

What If I Return It Late?

$10 late fee per day applies

Lost, Stolen, or Damaged Fees:

Item Fee
iPad $650.00
iPad cover $15.00
Lightning to USB cable $25.00
USB power adapter $25.00
Carrying case $20.00
Processing fee $30.00

List of Applications on the iPad

  • AIDSinfo HIV/AIDS Drug Database
  • Blackboard Mobile Learn (have to log out)
  • Chrome
  • Dental Dictionary- Dentistry Terms & Definitions
  • DynaMed (library provided)
  • Epocrates
  • Google Docs (have to log out)
  • Google Sheets (have to log out)
  • iTunesU
  • Lexicomp (library provided)
  • Medical Dictionary- Healthcare Terminology
  • Medscape (have to log out)
  • Micromedex suite- IBM Drug Ref, Interactions, Compatibility, NeoFax, Pediatrics (library provided)
  • Nursing Dictionary- Medical and Drug Definitions
  • Safari
  • Stop, Breathe & Think
  • Visible Body (library provided)
  • VisualDx (library provided)
  • WebMD


Please contact the library staff in-person, call Technical Support at 909-469-5323, or open a support ticket.

For help with apps, please contact Reference at 909-469-5323 (ask for Reference) or email


Can I add apps to the iPad?
  ›  No, you are not able to add apps

If there is an app that isn’t on the iPad, could you add it for me?
  ›  We can’t add apps on the spot because it has to go through IT, but we welcome your suggestions.

Can I place a hold on an iPad?
  ›  No, iPads are available on a first come, first served basis

Will my personal information/logins be automatically logged out?
  ›  No, you will have to make sure everything is logged out when you return the iPad

What features are not available on the iPads?
  ›  iBooks, iTunes, Mail, Music, TV