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Visitors

Visitors

Deakin University Library is open to members of the community. You are welcome to visit and enjoy the facilities. View and select the type of membership that best suits your needs from the menu on this page.

Note: Membership is only available to individuals. Corporate/group/ business membership is not available. Membership access to electronic resources is restricted, and not to be shared with other individuals.

By joining our Library you agree to abide by the terms of the Library Conditions of Use.

For assistance with membership queries or for assistance with information resources or services please contact us.

CAVAL

CAVAL

The CAVAL Reciprocal Borrowing Program is a scheme whereby staff and students of participating Victorian academic libraries are able to borrow from other participating libraries.

Join

You can

  • borrow from any of our campus libraries
  • borrow 10 items for 21 days and renew once
  • use our microfilm/microfiche, newspapers, hardcopy journals and reference material and more
  • purchase a Deakin Visitor's card at the DeakinCard re-load station to use our photocopiers
  • login to your laptops using Eduroam at our campus libraries.

But can't

  • access 2hr, 1 day or 7 day loans, electronic resources, off-air recordings, DVDs, videos, e-books or place requests for interlibrary loans or BONUS+.

Open access e-resources

ULANZ

ULANZ

Free ULANZ membership is available to current staff and students from participating Australian and New Zealand universities.

Join

You can

  • borrow from any of our campus libraries
  • borrow 10 items for 21 days and renew once
  • use our microfilm/microfiche, newspapers, hardcopy journals and reference material and more
  • purchase a Deakin Visitor's card at the DeakinCard re-load station to use our photocopiers
  • login to your laptops using Eduroam at our campus libraries
  • get assistance from our library staff.

But can't

  • access 2hr, 1 day or 7 day loans, electronic resources, off-air recordings, DVDs, videos, e-books or place requests for interlibrary loans or BONUS+.

Open access e-resources

Secondary schools

Secondary schools

Secondary school students can buy a 12 month Library membership for $20.

Join

To join, visit any of our campus libraries in person

You can

  • borrow from any of our campus libraries
  • borrow 10 items for 21 days and renew once
  • use our microfilm/microfiche, newspapers, hardcopy journals and reference material and more
  • purchase a Deakin Visitor's card at the DeakinCard re-load station to use our photocopiers
  • get assistance from our library staff.

But can't

  • access 2hr, 1 day or 7 day loans, electronic resources, off-air recordings, DVDs, videos, e-books or place requests for interlibrary loans or BONUS+
  • access the internet through the Deakin University network.

Open access e-resources

Community members

Community members

You're welcome to visit and use our facilities. If you want to access selected online resources or borrow from the Library, you will need to join.

Join

To join our Library, complete a Library membership application.

You can

  • borrow from any of our campus libraries
  • borrow 10 items for 21 days and renew once
  • use our microfilm/microfiche, newspapers, hardcopy journals and reference material and more
  • use our photocopiers (purchase a Deakin Visitor's card at the DeakinCard re-load station)
  • access selected electronic resources (see below list)
  • remotely access these databases from home

But can't

  • borrow 2hr, 1 day or 7 day loans, interlibrary loans, BONUS+, off-air recordings, DVDs, videos
  • access some e-books
  • access the internet through the Deakin University network.

Community member e-resources

Select a database

Please note that access to electronic resources is subject to change at any time.

To use the electronic resources you will need your Library Borrowing Number and PIN (Personal Identification Number).

Once your membership has been processed you will receive your Library ID card, which includes your Library borrowing number starting x011..... (x zero 11....). You can create a PIN, when first logging into an electronic resource.

Open access e-resources

Alumni

Alumni

Firstly, you will need to join the Deakin University Alumni Community. We need your alumni number to process your library membership application.

We offer 12 month library alumni memberships to Deakin University graduates and former staff, including those living overseas.

Join

  • Complete a Library membership application with your Deakin University Alumni membership number
  • If required, pay online via Library membership payment or at the Cashier's office which accepts credit/debit card over the phone or cheque, cash or EFTPOS in person, on weekdays only. Payments are not accepted at the library.
  • The first time you borrow, please show photo ID and proof of your current Australian address.

You can

  • borrow from any of our campus libraries
  • use our microfilm/microfiche, newspapers, hardcopy journals and reference material and more
  • purchase a Deakin Visitor's card at the DeakinCard re-load station to use our photocopiers
  • access selected electronic resources (see list below)
  • get assistance from our library staff

But can't

  • access 2hr, 1 day or 7 day loans, interlibrary loans, BONUS+, off-air recordings, DVDs, videos or e-books
  • access the internet through the Deakin University network.

Membership list and costs

Alumni library membership (no delivery)

CostFree
Delivery of itemsn/a
In person borrowingyes
No. of items borrowed10
Borrowing period21 days
No. of renewals1
Request items from all campusesyes
Request items out on loanyes

Access to selected electronic resources (excludes e-books)

yes

Alumni mail delivery library membership (excludes overseas)

Cost$460 (inc. GST)
Delivery of itemsyes
In person borrowingyes
No. of items borrowed10
Borrowing period21 days
No. of renewals1
Request items from all campusesyes
Request items out on loanyes

Access to selected electronic resources(excludes e-books)

yes

Alumni e-resources

Select a database

Please note
  • Your membership will enable you to remotely access these databases from home
  • Access to electronic resources is not guaranteed and is subject to change at any time
  • Membership access to electronic resources is personal, non commercial, and not to be shared with other individuals.

You will need your Library Borrowing Number to use the electronic resources and a PIN (Personal Identification Number).

Once your membership has been processed you will receive your Library ID card, which includes your Library borrowing number starting x011.... You are able to create a PIN, when first logging in to an electronic resource.

** JSTOR Alumni Portal requires individual users to click on the "Register" link to go to the MyJSTOR Registration page and complete the registration process.

Open access e-resources

Open University Australia students

Open University Australia students

We can offer Open University Australia (OUA) students a library membership as a community member that includes borrowing and access to selected databases.

Staff & students from overseas universities

Staff & students from overseas institutions

Overseas university staff and students visiting Deakin can join our Library for up to 6 months for free.

Join

To join

You can

  • borrow from any of our campus libraries
  • borrow 10 items for 21 days and renew once
  • use our microfilm/microfiche, newspapers, hardcopy journals and reference material and more
  • purchase a Deakin Visitor's card at the DeakinCard re-load station to use our photocopiers
  • get assistance from our library staff.

But can't

  • access 2hr, 1 day or 7 day loans, electronic resources, interlibrary loans, BONUS+, off-air recordings, DVDs, videos or e-books
  • access the internet through the Deakin University network.
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