Welcome to the Federation University Library. The Library contributes to research achievement at Federation University by
Individual consultations with a Liaison Librarian are available to all HDR students and research staff (scroll down to Research, Learning and Liaison Team).
A Liaison Librarian can:
Research students are strongly advised to make an appointment with a Liaison Librarian early in the research process, to ensure an effective plan for searching the literature and managing references.
Click on the titles below to reveal information about Library services to research students and staff.
To borrow from the Library, you must have your current University student or staff ID card.
|Number of items||A combined total of 100 items from across the campus libraries may be on loan at any one time.|
|Loan period||42 days (6 weeks), except multimedia items which are a 14 day loan|
|Number of renewals||20, if nobody else requests the item|
|Grace period before penalties apply||2 days|
|Penalties||The Library does not issue fines, but it has a demerit points system which can affect your borrowing.
Please note that Journals and Reference material are not available for loan.
While Document Delivery does request books, the service is usually used for access to journal articles, theses and other, more difficult items to source. Click here for further information about Document Delivery services.
Students and supervisors can contact the Library to make a booking. You’ll need to have your current Federation University ID card to borrow the room key. The room can be booked for up to three hours.
Reading History is a helpful service to keep a record of Federation University Library material that you’ve previously borrowed. For your privacy, the Library doesn’t keep this information for you.