Students with a disability

More time to borrow

Students registered with the Disability Resource Centre are eligible for longer loan periods.

Specific time frames are:

ItemLoan periodMaximum renewalsOverdue pointsLong overdue* invoices
General items42 days810 per day overdue if on hold28 days overdue
7 day loan15 days2310 per day overdue
plus 10 extra if on hold
7 days overdue
1 day loan3 daysn/a10 per day overdue7 days overdue
2 hour loan1 dayn/a10 per day overdue5 days overdue

*If you have an item that is long overdue, we will email you an invoice. Please return the item, and pay the billing fee of $11.

To find out when your book is due, login to My account.


Disability Liaison Officers from the Disability Resource Centre can assist you with:

  • Individual library support and instruction
  • Eligibility for the Library's:

Access the library

Visit campus access and parking for specific details on facilities and mobility maps at each campus.

At our Geelong Waterfront, Geelong Waurn Ponds and Melbourne Burwood Campus Libraries we have adjustable wheelchair accessible study tables.

Please contact us to discuss access at your campus.

Assistive technology

The following assistive technology is available at all campus libraries and must be booked in advance. Contact us to make a booking.


  • ACER power 3500 PC
  • 72 speed CD ROM
  • 19 inch monitor
  • Speakers
  • Microphone
  • Scanner
  • Laser printer


  • JAWS text to speech
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking speech to text
  • HP Precision Scan (OCR and scanner imaging software)
  • On Screen Keyboard software
  • Wynn (text to speech, browser, scanning, OCR)

Our Melbourne Burwood Campus Library also has a Text Magnifier machine for use with print materials.