Alumni library services

Alumni library services

Macquarie alumni are eligible for free library membership. Apply now.

Alumni Library Members can borrow an unlimited number of items for 16 weeks and have access to alumni online resources.

Please note: Alumni databases must be accessed directly through the links on this page (and not via MultiSeach).

Alumni database access

Macquarie University is excited to provide alumni of the University with access to a range of electronic resources. After applying for membership you will get a log in and password to access these resources from anywhere in the world.

Access is determined by the terms of publisher licenses. These databases may be used off-campus by Macquarie alumni for personal, non-commercial use. Use of these resources for commercial gain is not permitted.

Alumni databases A-Z

Adam Matthews digital products:

Adam Matthews publishes unique primary source collections from archives around the world.

American Physical Society

This searchable database provides access to articles in the journals produced by the American Physical Society.

Annual reviews online

Coverage mainly in the biological and physical sciences, with the social and behavioural sciences also represented.


AustLit indexes and describes Australian literature published in a range of print and electronic information sources. It also makes available selected critical articles and creative writing in full text.

Australia & New Zealand Newsstream

A selection of full text newspapers (including the Sydney Morning Herald, the Age, and the Australian) and newswires from Australia and New Zealand covering regional and international topics.

Chicago Manual of Style

A searchable reference guide on editorial style and publishing practices. Full contents of 15th and 16th editions available.

CSIRO journals

Subscribed Science journals published by CSIRO Publishing. The subject areas are mainly the biological and physical sciences.

EBSCO academic search alumni edition

Comprehensive database provides full text as well as indexing and abstracts for thousands of peer-reviewed journals and general periodicals. Disciplines include engineering, biology, chemistry, law, music, physics, psychology, religion and theology.

EBSCO business source alumni edition

Provides full-text content from a variety of sources, including business magazines, top management journals, trade publications, country economic reports, industry reports, market research reports and company profiles

Emerald – journals and eBooks

Comprehensive coverage of management and complementary specialist subjects including engineering, education, health & social care and library studies, as well as academic texts, reference books and encyclopaedias.

Genes and development

Genes and Development publishes high-quality research papers of broad general interest and biological significance in the areas of molecular biology, molecular genetics, and related fields. 


Peer reviewed scientific video journal, providing access to thousands of visualised experiments and laboratory techniques in a variety of scientific fields.

Macquarie Dictionary and Thesaurus

The Macquarie Dictionary Online gives you access to the Macquarie Dictionary Sixth Edition (published in October 2013), annual updates of new words, along with its companion reference the Macquarie Thesaurus.

MIT press journals

Full text is only available for subscribed titles.

OECD iLibrary

This site comprises country reports & tables, outlooks & annuals, journals & newsletters, book series, legal & reference materials, and statistical databases issued by OECD.

Project muse

Full text access only available to subscribed books and journals. The collection focuses on the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics subject areas, from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies.

SAGE journals online

Full text access only to subscribed journals published by Sage, including IMechE journals. A multi-disciplinary database covering social sciences and humanities, health sciences, life and biomedical sciences, materials science and engineering.

SAGE reference

Covers social sciences, psychology and education. It includes an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, and professional development titles.

SAGE research methods online

A comprehensive database of research methods (quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods) across the social and behavioural sciences. It includes SAGE book and reference material on research methods as well as content from hundreds of books, including the complete Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences "Little Green Books" series from SAGE.

Contact the Alumni office

Phone: +61 2 9850 7310

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