Contact us

FedUni libraries are located at the Mt Helen, Gippsland, SMB, Berwick 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

Berwick

Berwick Campus MapStreet address

Federation University Australia,
Library, Building 901,
Berwick Campus, Clyde Road,
Berwick, VIC 3806

Mailing address

Federation University Australia,
Library, Building 901,
Berwick Campus, Clyde Road,
Berwick, VIC 3806

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Brisbane

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Brisbane Campus MapStreet address

Federation University Australia,
Library, Level 7, 333 Ann Street,
Brisbane, QLD 4000

Mailing address

Federation University Australia,
Library, Level 7, 333 Ann Street,
Brisbane, QLD 4000

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

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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

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SMB

SMB CampusStreet address

Library, Building G (Tippett Building)
SMB Campus
Lydiard Street South
Ballarat VIC 3350

Mailing address

Federation University Australia
SMB Campus Library Campus information
PO Box 663
Ballarat VIC 3353

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Wimmera

Wimmera CampusStreet address

Learning Resource Centre (Building C)
Wimmera Campus
Baillie Street
Horsham VIC 3402

Mailing address

Federation University Australia
Wimmera Campus Library Campus information
PO Box 300
Horsham VIC 3402

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Library teams

Director, Library and Learning Spaces

Director, Library and Learning Spaces

Sue Owen
Email: s.owen@federation.edu.au

If you have any queries about the library and our services please contact 1300 552 567.

Level 1, Building L (Library)
Mt Helen Campus
University Drive,
Mt Helen, Victoria

Client Services

Marion SlawsonTeam Leader

Marion Slawson
Associate Librarian
Email: marion.slawson@federation.edu.au
Phone: 5122 6124

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 five 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 Schools.

Lending and Enquiry Services

Ange JenkinsTeam Leader

Ange Jenkins
Coordinator, Lending and Enquiry Services 
Email: a.jenkins@federation.edu.au
Phone: 5327 8292

Level 0, Building L (Library)
Mt Helen Campus
University Drive
Mt Helen, Victoria

The Lending and Enquiry Services Team’s mission is to deliver high-quality customer service to support the diverse needs of the FedUni community. We do this by delivering a mix of face-to-face, phone, and virtual assistance, including;

  • Our pro-active roving service, delivered throughout our campus libraries, and in other learning spaces
  • Our Library Enquiry Service, responding to queries via 1300 552 567, email, online chat and Ask the Library
  • Managing the lending of library resources to all FedUni staff, students alumni and community

Research, Learning and Liaison Team

Research and Learning Services Team

Cheryl Claridge
Cheryl Claridge
Team Leader,
Research Services

PH: 5327 9263
Ben Conyers
Ben Conyers
Team Leader,
Learning Services

PH: 4313 7939
Marian Chivers
Marian Chivers
Liaison Librarian
PH: 5327 8243
Clare Duffy
Clare Duffy
Liaison Librarian
PH: 5327 9276
Peggy Hsu
Peggy Hsu
Liaison Librarian
PH: 5327 9589
Debbie Leatham
Debbie Leatham
Liaison Librarian
PH: 5122 8483
Myles Strous
Myles Strous
Liaison Librarian
PH: 5122 6298
Xandria Hughes
Xandria Hughes
Information Librarian
PH: 5122 6875
Karen Pruis
Karen Pruis
Client Services Officer
PH: 5327 8293
 

  Berwick Gippsland Horsham Mt Helen Online SMB
Business School Ben Conyers Debbie Leatham   Clare Duffy Debbie Leatham Marian Chivers
School of Arts Ben Conyers Debbie Leatham Marian Chivers Peggy Hsu Debbie Leatham Marian Chivers
School of Education Ben Conyers Debbie Leatham Marian Chivers Peggy Hsu Debbie Leatham  
School of Health and Life Sciences Myles Strous Myles Strous   Peggy Hsu Myles Strous  
School of Nursing and Healthcare professions Myles Strous Myles Strous Marian Chivers Marian Chivers Myles Strous  
School of Science, Engineering and IT Ben Conyers Myles Strous   Peggy Hsu Myles Strous  
TAFE     Marian Chivers Clare Duffy Clare Duffy Marian Chivers

Collections and Access

Team Leader

Carmel Grant
Associate Librarian
Email: c.grant@federation.edu.au
Phone: 5327 8078

Level 1, 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

Research and Strategic Projects

Manager

Kay Steel
Manager, Research and Strategic Projects
Email: kay.steel@federation.edu.au
Phone: 5122 6536

Building 1E (Library)
Gippsland Campus
Northways Rd
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.

Special Collections

Ballarat

Special Collections

The Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre (GBRC) is named after the foundation Chancellor of the University of Ballarat (now Federation University Australia) in recognition of his long and distinguished career in academic circles, and his generous donation of books. It is located on the top floor of the E.J. Barker Library (Mt Helen Campus).

The GBRC includes the Geoffrey Blainey Mining Collection, the Federation University Australia Special Collection and the Federation University Australia Art and Historical Collections.

Art Collection

The University seeks to develop and maintain a permanent collection of high quality works of visual art for the cultural enrichment of its student body, staff and wider community. The art collection consists largely of works by Australian artists, dating from 1909. The collection also includes various contemporary prints, ceramics, graphics, paintings and sculptures chiefly by graduates, postgraduates and staff of the University.

For a complete listing of the art collection and more up to date information, visit the FedUni Art Collection page.

Historical Collection

The University has an extensive collection of historical material dating from the opening of the Ballarat School of Mines in 1870. Over 15,000 items in the collection are currently catalogued. A selection of these can be accessed digitally via the Library catalogue.

Visitors are welcome to access the collection in the Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre during opening hours or by appointment. For up to date information, visit the FedUni Historical Collection page.

Centre hours

The Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre can be accessed by appointment or during the following hours:

Tuesday - 9.30am – 1.00pm

Wednesday - 1.00pm – 5.00pm

Thursday - 1.00pm – 5.00pm

Friday - 9.30am – 1.00pm

Gippsland

Gippsland and Regional Studies Collection

The Gippsland and Regional Studies Collection facilitates research into, and interpretation of, not only the Gippsland region, but also of rural and regional Australia. Present collection strengths include the history, literature, Aboriginal cultures, education, land use, environment and natural resources, and social structure of Gippsland. Material in the Collection is of particular relevance to research auspiced by the Centre for Gippsland Studies (CGS), a research centre within Federation University Australia's School of Arts.

The Collection is managed by the Library, and materials are only available for use within the Collection reading room.

The Collection’s holdings can be identified through FedUni Library QuickSearch, Trove and the GippsDoc indexes. Digitised images can be accessed through Trove and FedUni ResearchOnline. However, most archival materials are not available digitally.

Opening hours

The Collection is available for use:

Monday - 1.00pm – 5.00pm

Thursday - 9.00am – 1.00pm

And by appointment, Monday to Friday.