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Borrow from other libraries

Who you can borrow from

Depending on your membership type, you may be able to borrow from other libraries - through us.

Borrower BONUS+ CAVAL ULANZ Interlibrary loan
Campus students and staff (including Deakin Prime) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Online students* - residing in Australia Yes Yes Yes Yes
Deakin College Yes No No No
DUELI, community, secondary school student and overseas members. Deakin alumni, non-award students and OUA No No No No

*Our borrow from other library services are not available if you live outside of Australia. You may be able to borrow from international libraries.


BONUS+ allows staff and students (including DeakinPrime) to borrow books from other university libraries.

  • Search BONUS+ or select the BONUS+ button button from your Library Search results.
  • Staff and postgraduate students may have 10 BONUS+ requests/loans at any one time.
  • Undergraduates may have five BONUS+ requests/loans at any one time.


The CAVAL Reciprocal Borrowing Program allows our staff and students (including DeakinPrime) to borrow from participating Victorian academic libraries in person.


ULANZ membership allows our staff and students (including DeakinPrime) to borrow from participating academic libraries in person.

  • Go directly to the host library to register. Take proof of your current enrolment/employment at Deakin University.


Trove contains over 100 million online resources relating to Australia, including newspapers, images, articles and other documents.

International libraries

If you are living overseas, we can supply a letter of introduction for your local library.

  • Take the letter and your Deakin University card to ask about borrowing.
  • It is up to the international library to decide if they can grant you access.

Interlibrary loan

Staff and students can access items not held by us, or our partnered libraries.

Submit an Interlibrary loan request 

For more information, refer to the Interlibrary loan guidelines.

Return and renew

  • Conditions of use and loan periods are set by the lending library.
  • To renew a loan, please contact interlibrary loan staff.

Contact interlibrary loan staff

9 am-5 pm (EST) Monday-Friday
+61 3 5227 1203
+61 3 5227 2000

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