Community & visitors
Community membership is available to borrow books and DVDs.
Community members do not have access to Library computers. Those wishing to use the internet or databases are referred to the local public library or to the National Library of Australia's eresources.
Please contact the Library firstname.lastname@example.org stating which campus you wish to join, to make an appointment.
Please contact the Library, stating which campus you wish to join, to make an appointment please email email@example.com
You will be asked to provide SCU Library with photo ID (preferably your University staff/student ID card) and proof of enrolment or employment from your University.
Processing your registration may take up to 48 hours and privileges vary between campuses, so ask the Campus Library you intend to join about borrowing privileges.
Reciprocal membership of SCU Library is free. Borrowing privileges are valid until 28th February of the following year, and a new application is needed each year. Membership does not include computer access, but reciprocal users can connect via their mobile devices or laptops to the eduroam network.
Open University Australia students are not covered under these arrangements. Please see Community borrowers.
|Borrower Category||No. of items|
|Undergraduates and postgraduates||
|Staff and Adjuncts||Unlimited|
|Alumni, Associate (community), reciprocal members, High School Access Program and TAFE students||20 items|
|Item||Borrower category||Loan period|
|Books||All members||4 weeks|
|DVDs||All members||4 weeks|
|Prescribed learning resources||On-campus students and staff only||In-library use only|
|Audiovisual equipment||On-campus students and staff only||Contact us - Loan period varies according to equipment|
|Journals and reference collection||All members||In-library use only|