Contact and locations

FedUni libraries are located at the Mt Helen, Gippsland, SMB and Wimmera campuses.

Use our online forms to Ask a Librarian a question, or to provide feedback to the Library.

Phone: 1300 552 567
Email: libinfo@federation.edu.au

Contact hours


Campus libraries

Mt Helen

Mt Helen CampusStreet address
  • E J Barker Library (Building L)
    Mt Helen Campus
    University Drive
    Mt Helen VIC 3350
Mailing address
  • Federation University Australia
    Mt Helen Campus Library Campus information
    PO Box 663
    Ballarat VIC 3353

Gippsland

Gippsland CampusStreet address
  • Building 1E
    Gippsland Campus
    Northways Road
    Churchill VIC 3842
Mailing address
  • Federation University Australia
    Gippsland Campus Library
    PO Box 3191 Campus information
    Gippsland Mail Centre VIC 3841

SMB

SMB CampusStreet address
  • E J T Tippett Building (Library)
    SMB Campus
    Lydiard Street South
    Ballarat VIC 3350
Mailing address

Wimmera

Wimmera CampusStreet address
  • Learning Resource Centre (Building C)
    Horsham Campus
    Baillie Street
    Horsham VIC 3402
Mailing address

The Horsham Campus Library handles the Stawell and Ararat Campus enquiries. An online request and delivery service is available to students and staff enrolled at these campuses, or FedUni students enrolled in off-campus courses.

For more information, please contact 1300 552 567.

Library teams

Director, Library Services

Director, Library Services

Leeanne PitmanDirector
Leeanne Pitman
Email: l.pitman@federation.edu.au
Phone: 5327 9851

Level 2, Building L (Library)
Mt Helen Campus
University Drive
Mt Helen, Victoria

Client Services

Kerry Wilson - Team leader, Client ServicesTeam Leader
  • Level 1, Building L (Library)
    Mt Helen Campus
    University Drive
    Mt Helen, Victoria

The Client Services Team is responsible for the delivery of Lending and Enquiry Services at all four FedUni libraries, as well as the management of facilities and spaces at those libraries.

This team also is responsible for the provision of programs and resources to support and develop lifelong learning skills through independent research, information skills and knowledge to our students through their Liaison Services. A strong focus for this team is in supporting academic and research staff through the delivery of mobile liaison services to each of our Faculties.

Lending and Enquiry Services

Sue McPhan, Team Leader, Research Education and Liaison TeamTeam Leader
  • Level 0, Building L (Library)
    Mt Helen Campus
    University Drive
    Mt Helen, Victoria

Lending and Enquiry services is responsible for the core functions related to the circulation of library items across our campuses as well as those lending activities with partner and reciprocal arrangements.

This team is also responsible for the Library Enquiry Service, responding to tier one queries via phone, email, LibChat and LibAnswers.
In 2016 this team will trial a roving service enabling students to be assisted at point-of-need when they are on campus at the library.

Research, Learning and Liaison Team

Marion SlawsonTeam Leader
  • Marion Slawson
    Email: marion.slawson@federation.edu.au
    Phone: 5122 6124
  • Level 1, Building 1E (Library)
    Gippsland Campus
    Churchill, Victoria

The Research, Learning & Liaison Team members support the learning and teaching and research activities of the university. Liaison and Information Librarians proactively provide resources and services to support:

  • academic skills development for undergraduates, particularly in the areas of information and digital literacy
  • the use of library resources in digital learning and teaching practice, in line with the BOLD Standards Framework
  • research skills development for researchers and Higher Degree by Research students, particularly the use of EndNote and the development of sophisticated search and information management skills

The Research, Learning and Liaison Team members are:

Team member Areas of responsibility
Clare Duffy

Cheryl Claridge

Xandria Hughes
Clare Duffy
(Ballarat)


Cheryl Claridge
(Ballarat)


Xandria Hughes
(Gippsland)
Federation Business School

Faculty of Science and Technology

FedUni TAFE                                                                              

Associated research centres
Myles Strous

Marian Chivers
Myles Strous
(Gippsland)


Marian Chivers 
(Ballarat)
Faculty of Health

Associated research centres
Peggy Hsu

Cheryl Claridge

Debbie Leatham
Peggy Hsu
(Ballarat)


Cheryl Claridge
(Ballarat)


Debbie Leatham
(Gippsland)
Faculty of Education and Arts

Federation College

Associated research centres

Collections and Access

Carmel Grant - A/g University LibrarianTeam Leader
  • Level 2, Building L (Library)
    Mt Helen Campus
    University Drive
    Mt Helen, Victoria

The Collections and Access team is responsible for the selection, acquisition, processing, cataloguing and classification of Library materials, both in print and electronic format, the provision of Document Delivery Services and electronic access services and eResources

Planning and Engagement

Nancy Lange, Manager, Projects, Partnerships and PlanningManager
  • E J Barker Building (Library)
    Mt Helen Campus
    University Drive
    Mt Helen, Victoria

The Manager, Planning and Engagement ensures that library services are delivered in a sustainable, equitable and cost-effective manner across our external teaching and learning partnerships working through internal university working groups and external partners.

Promotion of the library and its services is key to this role through the management of the website and social media channels. The position works to ensure that the library's planning cycle is built around users' needs through feedback and engagement with the wider university community.

Research and Strategic Projects

Manager
  • Building 1E (Library)
    Gippsland Campus
    Northways Road
    Churchill, Victoria

The Manager, Research and Strategic projects is responsible for the identification and development of a range of collaborations to ensure the library plays a central role in the University's achievement of quality and quantum research.