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External Membership of the Library

Everyone is permitted to read in the Library.  Please fill in the Membership Application form (pdf 303kb) if you wish to borrow items from the Library.

  • You may borrow a maximum of 10 items from the general collection
  • You may renew items if there are no reservations on them
  • You may place reservations on any general items that are out on loan
  • You will be charged a replacement cost and processing fee for any item that you borrow which is lost, stolen or damaged
  • Borrowing privileges are suspended when you owe $50 or more 
  • You may use our Interlibrary Loans/Document Delivery service charges apply
  • You may ask for Research Desk assistance at the discretion of staff
  • Photocopiers are available for you to use - charges apply
  • You may not borrow items that are identified as 7 day, 3 day or 3 hour loan items
  • You are not able to access e-resources due to educational licence agreements

The printable membership application form for external Borrowers is available below or at the Library Service Desk.

When you apply for Library membership, you will need to bring personal identification, e.g. a driver's licence or passport, and proof of employment or a current student card from your University or Institution and proof of your address.

A Library membership card will be issued when registration is completed.

You must collect your membership card in person.

If you are a current staff member or a currently enrolled student from any ULANZ participating university, you are welcome to join the Library at no cost.

If you belong to one of the institutions/organisations listed below, you may apply for membership at no cost:

  • Australian Institute of Health and Welfare - staff only
  • Canberra Institute of Technology - staff and students
  • National Gallery of Australia Research Library - staff only
  • National Sports Information Centre - staff only
  • Calvary Health Care, ACT
  • Illawarra Retirement Trust (Kangara Waters residents)
  • U3A (University of the 3rd Age)

Please complete an Application for External Membership (pdf 303kb)

If you are a University of Canberra Alumni member, you may join the Library at no cost. Alumni membership forms are available from the Alumni Office in Building 1, Level D or can be accessed through the Alumni page on the University of Canberra website.

Please complete an Application for External Membership (pdf 266kb)

Individual community members may apply for membership.

The fee is $99.00 per annum; $49.50 for 6 months or $27.50 for 3 months, GST inclusive.

Payment must be made before registration will proceed.

Payment can be made by EFTPOS in the Library.

Please complete an Application for External Membership (pdf 266kb)