Graphics Tablet Lending

bambooThe NCSU Libraries lends Wacom Intuos4 and Bamboo Fun Tablets. These tablets allow the user to navigate, scroll, and work with simple hand gestures. In addition, the pressure-sensitive pen allows the user to draw, sketch, edit photos, and add handwritten elements to thier work. PC compatability with Windows 7, Vista or XP with Service Pack 2. Mac compatability with Mac OS X (10.4.8 or higher). Requirements include a color display, powered USB port, and CD/DVD drive.

Bamboo Fun Tablets offer a 7.5"x5.1" active area and are the standard sized offering. Intuos4 Tablets offer a giant 12.8" x 8.0" active area and are more appropriate for advanced needs.


  • Graphics tablets can be checked out at the Ask Us centers at the D.H. Hill and Hunt Libraries and the three branch library circulation desks.
  • NCSU faculty, students, and staff can borrow graphics tablets for 7 days or 4 hours.