Open hours

Equipment Exchange Open Hours

Our Fall 2021 hours are below. To checkout or return equipment outside of these hours, please contact us at digitalmedia@bates.edu. Returns can also be left at the Ladd circulation desk.

Mondays 10am-Noon, 1-3pm, 5-7pm

Tuesdays 12-2pm, 4-6pm

Wednesdays 10am-Noon, 1-3pm, 4-6pm

Thursdays 12-2pm, 4-6pm

Fridays 10am-Noon

Contact us

Digital Media Equipment Exchange (DMX)

Location: 115 Pettigrew

Phone: 207-786-8341

Email: digitalmedia@bates.edu 

Help

Can't Add to Basket?

Some of our DMX gear requires advanced training. If you find an "add to basket" button grayed out, and would like to be able to borrow that item, please contact our staff using information provided above. 

Policies

Covid-19 Precautions

As per college policy, masks are required anywhere inside DMS spaces, unless you are alone in an Edit Suite or Studio with the door shut.

We are currently not practicing 6' physical distancing or limitng occupancy in rooms. We will post any changes to procedure on this page.

Late Return Policy

The borrower is responsible for returning equipment on its due date during the Digital Media Exchange’s (DMX) regular business hours. Please keep in mind that the DMX serves the Bates community and all patrons depend on equipment being returned on time. Returning equipment late may prevent others from being able to complete projects or assignments.

Broken or damaged equipment

Equipment must be returned in the state and condition in which it was loaned. Reasonable wear and tear may occur. Please report any known issues immediately.

If staff determines equipment damage to be beyond reasonable wear and tear, your student account or department may be charged the repair or replacement value of the item.

Lost or stolen equipment

When you leave the office with loaned equipment, it has become your responsibility. If any equipment is lost or stolen, your student account or department may be charged the full replacement value.