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Boogie Board

What is in the equipment kit, how to borrow, and using the BlackBoard app.

The Kit


Located in the Tech Table, the Boogie Board kit is available for checkout at the Service Center Desk.

Boogie Boards are reusable notepads that make list-making and notetaking easy. Our loanable kits come in 2 stylesBoogie Board eWriter (left) and Blackboard Smart Scan (right)—and 2 sizes—notepad and letter-sized. Handwritten notes are easily erased by clicking the middle circle button. Boogie Board Stylus included.

Lending Policies

Available for checkout to CWRU students, faculty, and staff, and CIM students and faculty at the Service Center. CIA, CIM staff, Public, Visiting patrons or Alumni are not permitted to check out loanable equipment kits. 

5 day lending period.

NO due dates on weekends & NO due dates when the Library is officially closed. 

→ Be aware of Semester breaks! While classes may be on break, the library may not!

NO renewals on equipment.

NO holds on equipment.

NO doubling up on the same equipment (ex: 2 still cameras).

→ HOWEVER, checking out different equipment is encouraged (ex: 1 video camera, 1 still camera).

NO “Can I return this and check it right back out?”s. 

NO checking out partial equipment kits.

→ Only complete equipment kits can be checked out.

Kit's Equipment



Boogie Board come in 2 styles, sizes, and capabilities. Left is the Blackboard Smart Scan that is letter-paper sized, and has the reversible & removeable background sheet that can be used with the Blackboard app to scan notes to device. Right is the smaller eWriter that primarily functions as a notepad but ALSO can be scanned with the Blackboard app.

Styli are your writing tool for the Boogie Board. The top stylus comes with the BlackBoard Smart Scan Kit, while the bottom stylus comes with the eWriter kit. Smart Scan Stylus has an attached eraser that does erase albeit not well. Only light pressure is needed for writing or erasing.



Reversible & Removable Background Sheet available on the BlackBoard Smart Scan can switch to fit your studying needs. Options include the blank side and the dotted side. If desired, the sheet can be completely removed for a transparent back. Slides into the slots on the back of the Boogie Board.


Cell Phone Software

Boogie Board Cellphone Software: BlackBoard Software

Scan lists, notes, or doodles with your phone then upload to cloud storage like Dropbox, Google Drive and more.