Borrowing

Borrowing guidelines for FedUni postgraduate students* and FedUni staff

 Maximum
no. of items
Borrowing
period
Number
of renewals
FedUni postgraduate students* & FedUni staff10042 days (6 weeks)20
Non FedUni postgraduate students*5042 days (6 weeks)3

* For Library purposes, FedUni postgraduate students include graduate certificate, graduate diploma, honours, masters and PhD students.

Borrowers please note:

  • Items in the Equipment, Reserve and Realia collections can only be borrowed in person by FedUni students and staff.
  • Items in the Textbook collection can only be borrowed by FedUni students and staff.
  • Multimedia items can be borrowed for a 14 day/2 week loan period only
  • Copyright regulations restrict non-FedUni borrowers from borrowing off-air video and audio recordings from within the Multimedia collection
  • Items held in the Blainey, Creedy, Journal, Law, Reference and Research collections are not available for loan
  • Recreation reading items can be borrowed for a 42 day/6 week loan period by FedUni students and staff, and a 14 day/2 week loan period for all other borrowers.
  • Items in the Reserve collection can be borrowed for 2 hours and may be taken out of the library.

Returning or renewing library items

Provided no hold(s) have been placed on the item(s), and you have no overdue items, you can renew items:

  • online using myLibrary@FedUni
  • by phoning 1300 552 567
  • in person at the Information Desk, upon presentation of your current FedUni ID or borrowing card.

You can return your library items by:

  • placing them in the designated book return chutes at any campus library
  • posting them to any campus library

Items must be returned by closing time on the due date to prevent overdue penalties.

Holds and inter-campus requests

You can request an item that is currently unavailable or located at another campus library. You can do this:

When the requested item becomes available you will be emailed a collection notice, which will advise you when this item must be collected by.

Items can be borrowed from any FedUni campus library using their current FedUni ID card. Arrange an ID card today.