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Material from Other Libraries

Material held by other libraries in Australia can be found by searching:

  • Trove -  includes the national database of Australian library holdings, digitised historic Australian newspapers, archived websites, digitised photographs, and other resources.

Material held by international libraries can be found by searching:

  • WorldCat - search more than 10,000 catalogues worldwide
  • ULANZ University Libraries of Australia and New Zealand

Use other libraries to access materials not held in UC's Library by:

Place a document delivery request with UC Library

Interlibrary Loans & Document Delivery obtains items from other libraries, both within Australia and overseas, that are not held in the University of Canberra Library.

Publically Accessible Libraries

ACT Public Library System

Free to anyone who lives, works, or studies in the ACT and surrounding district of the Canberra region. Apply for ACT Libraries membership.

National Library of Australia (NLA)

All Australian residents are eligible to join the NLA. International visitors may apply for a temporary card. Apply for a National Library of Australia library card.

Reciprocal Borrowing

UC Staff and Students have access to many university/institution libraries via the University Libraries of Australia and New Zealand (ULANZ) scheme.

In most cases you will need to contact the relevant library and provide photo ID and evidence of current enrolment/employment at UC (e.g. a current student/staff card). Your borrowing privileges will be valid until 28th February in the following year.

For a full list of institutions for this scheme visit the ULANZ website.

Institutions in the ACT include:

Institution Do UC staff have access? Do UC students have access? Relevant Links
Australian Catholic University (ACU) Yes Yes
Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) - UNSW Yes Yes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) Yes   Library contact details: Library@aihw
Australian National University (ANU) Yes (Please notes that fees will be charged by this institution) Yes (Please notes that fees will be charged by this institution)
Calvary Health Care ACT Yes Yes

Application must be made in person at the Calvary Medical Library between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) Yes Yes
Contact a CIT Library for information
National Gallery of Australia Research Library (NGARL) Yes Yes (Honours, Masters or PhD students only)

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