Cables and Accessories

The Harrison Libraries provide a variety of accessories for equipment in the library and equipment for checkout. Loan periods range from two hours to one week. Please contact the Mortensen Library (860.768.4264) or Allen Library (860.768.4491) for information about loan and fines policies for specific items. Items listed below are available at both libraries unless otherwise noted.


The Libraries provide the following cables:

  • HDMI cables
    • HDMI to HDMI
    • USB-C to HDMI
    • Mini DisplayPort to HDMI (Allen only)
  • VGA cables (Allen only)
  • Ethernet cables (Allen only)
    • With USB-C adapter
    • With Thunderbolt adapter
  • Various Mac adapters (Allen only)


The Libraries provide chargers for the following devices:

  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • Android phone
    • USB-C
    • Micro USB (Allen only)
  • MacBook
    • USB-C
    • MagSafe
    • MagSafe 2 (adapter at Allen only)

Library Equipment Accessories

The following are for in-library use only:

  • Headphones
  • Remote controls for library listening and viewing equipment
  • Virtual reality headset and controllers (Mortensen only)
  • Smart board stylus (Mortensen only)

Laptop Accessories

The Libraries provide the following laptop accessories.

For discs:

  • Portable DVD reader/writers (Mortensen only)
  • Apple USB SuperDrive, for CDs or DVDs (Allen only)


  • Webcam
  • HoverCam Office Camera (Mortensen only)


  • Various Mac adapters (Allen only)
  • Computer mice
  • Speakers

Learn more about the Libraries' laptops

iPad Accessories

The Libraries provide the following accessories for iPads:

  • Bluetooth keyboards
  • Styluses (Allen only)
  • Bluetooth foot pedal for page turning (Allen only)
  • Camera connection kit (Allen only, to connect microphone to Allen's older generation iPads)
  • Bluetooth speaker (Allen only)

Learn more about the Libraries' iPads

Portable Recording Accessories

All recording accessories, other than tripods, are available only at the Allen Library.

  • Gimbals (to stabilize video recordings on a smartphone)
  • Green screens
  • Lavalier and condenser microphones
  • Ring lights
  • SD cards
  • SD card readers
  • Tripods

Learn more about the Libraries' recording equipment

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