How to borrow

How to borrow

Use your Campus Card at the self check machines on level 2 to borrow items from the Library. 
You are responsible for everything borrowed on your card.

Return / Renew / Recall / Hold items

Return items

When the Library is open, return items to the return chutes located at the Library entrance. 
The after hours return chute is beside the Library on Macquarie Drive.

Renew items

Your items will be automatically renewed unless they are:

Check to see how may times you can renew.

To renew:

What happens when an item is recalled?

The due date of a recalled item will be changed to a minimum of one week from the date of recall. You will receive an email notification.

Placing an item on hold

If an item that you want is on loan you can put a hold on it. Then the item will be recalled. Use MyLibrary to place a hold. Items will be held for four business days.
Holds can be placed on the Library's main collections not Reserve items.

Automated Retrieval Collection Request

All Campus Card holders and guests can request items from the Automated Retrieval Collection (ARC). If you don't have a Campus Card enquire at the desk on level 2 or call 1800 300 753.
The item will be available at the Collection Point on level 2 within 30 minutes.
For assistance, please contact us on level 2 of the Library (C3C) or call 9850 7500.

How to place a request?

  • On MultiSearch books in the ARC will say Automated Retrieval Collection - place a request
  • Sign in to place a request
  • Request the item by selecting the Place a Hold/Closed Collection Request/Automated Retrieval link
  • When requesting a serial, ensure you select the correct volume from the select copy drop down box.
  • Collect your item from the Resource Collection Point on level 2 of the Library (C3C)
  • Items will be held for four business days

Special loan conditions

Special loan conditions apply to items located in Reserve, Curriculum, the Map and Closed Access Collections.
Ask Library staff on level 2 for advice on loan conditions for these collections.

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