Virtual Library Services

To ensure the health and safety of the Southern Cross University community, our physical libraries are closed until further notice.

Although we are not present physically, library staff are still ready and available to help you via our Virtual Library services.


Online help

FAQs - your first port of call for help

Chat - use the live chat service to get help from a librarian

Appointments - book an online meeting with a subject specialist

Research Ready - a suite of videos to help you find, evaluate and cite resources

LibGuides - find out which resources are best for your area of study, and get tips on how to use them



Online resources - find online books and journal articles via our library catalogue, databases and eBook collections

Request a non-SCU item (digital) - we will endeavour to source digital items for you, but supply is dependent on availability of the service from other libraries.  Requests for physical items are suspended until further notice.

Request an SCU item - physical items (scholarly materials only) can still be requested through the catalogue. 


  • All items currently on loan have been renewed until 1st May.  This date will be reviewed and extended if necessary.
  • A fines amnesty has been implemented.  No late fines will be applied during the COVID-19 emergency.


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Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we work together through this worrying and difficult time.


Last updated 27th March 2020



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