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Technology Lending

Nexus 7s

To check availability, contact the Reserve Desk at 401-456-8129.

The James P. Adams Library has Nexus 7 tablets to lend to current Rhode Island College Students, Faculty, and Staff.  To check out a Nexus 7, go to the Reserve Desk on the Main Level (3rd floor) of the library. You must present a valid RIC ID card and your library account must be in good standing.

  • One per library patron.
  • Special Borrowers are not eligible to borrow Nexus 7s from the Reserve Desk.
  • May be checked out for 2 weeks or 3 days with no renewals.
  • Nexus 7s may leave the building, however, you are responsible for the device, and its USB cable and wall charger while it is in your possession.
  • Must be returned to the Reserve Desk by the patron who checked it out.
  • You must wait 24 hours before checking out a Nexus 7 again.
  • If the Nexus 7 is returned late, there is a $10 per day late fee.
  • If the Nexus 7 is not returned or is returned in damaged condition, you will be billed $200 as a replacement fee.
  • Late fees are $10 per day.


The Nexus 7 tablets do not have any apps pre-loaded onto them.
However, if you already have a Google Account, you can log into the device with your username and password to sync your Gmail and use the Google Play Store to download any apps, games, music, books, and movies you like.
All personal info will be wiped from the Nexus 7 when you return it. 

For questions about Nexus 7 Lending Policies, please contact the Reserve Desk at 401-456-8129 or 401-456-8182.