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External Membership of the Library

Staff and students from other universities, members of some institutions and organisations, and UC Alumni can apply for external membership of the Library.  Please fill in the External Library Membership Form if you wish to borrow items from the Library.

When you apply for Library membership, you will need to upload 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.

You will receive  an e-mail when your Library card is ready to collect.

  • 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 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
  • Access to the Library is not available after hours

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 External Library Membership Application Form.

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 External Library Membership Form.

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 External Library Membership Form.