Southern Cross University Alumni may register as Library borrowers (on campus) by providing photo ID and proof of Alumni membership. Registration is for a 12-month period and expires on 15 March each year. Please contact the Library, stating which campus you wish to join, to make an appointment


Borrowing and borrowing limits

Find out what you can borrow and for how long.

Manage your loans

All about renewals, returning and avoiding fines.

Library collections

Find books, journal articles and other resources by searching the library collections. Access your library record to renew and request items.

Document supply service  

Alumni are charged $20 per requested item in addition to the normal rates.


SCU Alumni are eligible for free remote access to the Library databases listed below. Access is via user name and password. User name is your student number (contact the Alumni team if you can't remember your student number). Your password is your date of birth, in the format ddmmyyyy.

Database Information
Annual Reviews Annual Reviews is a nonprofit publisher dedicated to synthesizing and integrating knowledge for the progress of science and the benefit of society.
Credo This database includes dictionaries and encyclopedias, useful for background information.
CSIRO The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, is Australia's national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world. Contains information, research and publication links.
DOAB Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) is a growing database of academic, independently peer reviewed books with an Open Access license.
DOAJ The directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is a comprehensive database of open access journals.
ProQuest A multidisciplinary set of databases providing online access to an extensive collection of journals and periodicals across a wide range of subject areas. Many articles are available in full text.
SAGE Premier SAGE Premier includes international, peer-reviewed journals, including high-impact research titles published on behalf of scholarly and professional societies.
Wiley Online Library Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities.