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Contact us

Federation University libraries are located at the Mt Helen, Gippsland, SMB, Berwick and Wimmera campuses.

Although the Library is currently closed to the public, library staff are still available to support staff and students and can be contacted by phone, email, or chat.

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

International students will feel at home whilst studying abroad in Brisbane, one of the top-ranked lifestyle cities in the world. With its beautiful subtropical weather, the city enjoys year-round outdoor activities.

Although the Library is currently closed to the public, library staff are still available to support staff and students and can be contacted by phone, email, or chat.

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
Gippsland Mail Centre VIC 3841

Campus information

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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
PO Box 663
Ballarat VIC 3353

Campus information

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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
PO Box 663
Ballarat VIC 3353

Campus information

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Werrunangity larr Wimmerata : Wimmera Library

Wimmera CampusStreet address

Werrunangity larr Wimmerata : Wimmera Campus Library (Building C)
Wimmera Campus
Baillie Street
Horsham VIC 3402

Mailing address

Federation University Australia
Werrunangity larr Wimmerata : Wimmera Campus Library
PO Box 300
Horsham VIC 3402

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Library teams

Director, Library and Learning Spaces

Director, Library and Learning Spaces

Marion Slawson
Email: director.library@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 to all Federation students, staff and researchers.

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.

Library Frontline Services

Coordinator

Ange Jenkins

Coordinator, Library Frontline Services
Email: a.jenkins@federation.edu.au
Phone: 5327 8292

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

The Library Frontline Services Team’s mission is to deliver high-quality customer service to support the diverse needs of the Federation University community. We do this by delivering a mix of face-to-face, phone, and virtual assistance via our InfoPoint service, a one-stop query resolution service to all students, staff and visitors.  We'll either answer your query or connect you to the right service.

Research and Learning Services Team


Cheryl Claridge
Team Leader,
Research Services
PH: 5327 9263

Beth Deans
Beth Deans (image to come)
Team Leader, Learning Services
PH: 4313 7978

Karen Pruis
Karen Pruis
Liaison Librarian
PH: 5327 8293

Clare Duffy
Liaison Librarian (Partners)
PH: 5327 9276
Steph Evans
Steph Evans
Liaison Librarian
PH: 4313 7914
Peggy Hsu
Peggy Hsu
Liaison Librarian
PH: 5327 9589
Debbie Leatham
Debbie Leatham
Liaison Librarian
PH: 5122 8483
Erin Roga
Erin Roga
Liaison Librarian
PH: 4313 7953
Myles Strous
Myles Strous
Liaison Librarian
PH: 5122 6298
Image of Beth Deans to be supplied

Information Librarian

 BerwickGippslandHorsham Mt HelenOnlineSMB
Federation Business School Steph Evans Debbie Leatham   Clare Duffy Debbie Leatham Karen Pruis
School of Arts Steph Evans Debbie Leatham Karen Pruis Peggy Hsu Debbie Leatham Karen Pruis
School of Education Steph Evans Debbie Leatham Karen Pruis Peggy Hsu Debbie Leatham  
School of Science, Psychology and Sport Erin Roga Myles Strous   Peggy Hsu Myles Strous  
School of Health Erin Roga Myles Strous Karen Pruis Karen Pruis Myles Strous  
School of Engineering, IT and Physical Sciences Steph Evans Myles Strous   Clare Duffy Myles Strous  
Federation TAFE  Karen Pruis Clare Duffy Clare Duffy Karen Pruis
Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation Health Innovation and Transformation CentreFuture Regions Research Centre
Cheryl Claridge, Karen Pruis Erin Roga, Myles StrousMyles Strous, Peggy Hsu

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.