Borrowing

Borrowing guidelines for Federation postgraduate students* and staff

  Maximum
no. of items
Borrowing
period
Number
of renewals
Federation postgraduate students* and staff 100 42 days (6 weeks) 20

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

Borrowers please note:

  • Multimedia items can be borrowed for a 14 day/2 week loan period only.
  • 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.

Returning or renewing library items

Provided no hold(s) have been placed on the item(s), and you have no long overdue items, the items you have borrowed will be automatically renewed. You can check the status of your loans anytime via your My Library login or the MyLibrary! app.

If you need assistance, get in touch with our InfoPoint team:

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 via the Federation Library catalogue, using the 'Request' button at the top of the entry for the item you require.

When the requested item becomes available it will be mailed to you.You will be required to return the item by post or on campus by the due date.

Items can be borrowed from any Federation University campus library using your current ID card. Arrange an ID card today.