Deakin University Library

Deakin University Library

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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

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

You can:

  • borrow from any of our campus libraries
  • use our microfilm/microfiche, newspapers, hardcopy journals and reference material
  • 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, eBooks or place requests for interlibrary loans or BONUS+.

Join

  • Submit a Library membership application, selecting CAVAL as your membership type.
  • Allow two business days for processing. We will email when registration is complete and send your library card in the mail.
  • Show photo ID and proof of your current Australian address when you borrow for the first time.
  • If you wish to register in person, obtain a CAVAL card from your home institution before coming to Deakin University Library.

What you can borrow:

10 items for 21 days with one renewal.

Free e-resources:

ULANZ

Free ULANZ membership is available to current staff and students from participating Australian and New Zealand universities. Open University Australia (OUA) students are not eligible to join as a ULANZ borrower. Please seek advice about library services from your own institution or you can join Deakin University Library as a fee paying Community member.

You can:

  • borrow from any of our campus libraries
  • use our microfilm/microfiche, newspapers, hardcopy journals and reference material
  • 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, eBooks or place requests for interlibrary loans or BONUS+.

Join

  • Submit a Library membership application, selecting ULANZ as your membership type.
  • Allow two business days for processing. We will email when registration is complete and send your library card in the mail.
  • Show photo ID and proof that you are a current staff/student from another participating Australian university when you borrow for the first time.

What you can borrow:

10 items for 21 days with one renewal.

Free e-resources:

Secondary schools

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

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
  • 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, eBooks or place requests for interlibrary loans or BONUS+
  • access the internet through the Deakin University network.

Join

To join, visit any of our campus libraries in person:

Free e-resources:

Community members

Our Library is open to members of the community and you’re welcome to visit and use our facilities. If you want to borrow material and access selected online resources, you will need to join the Library.

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
  • purchase a Deakin Visitor’s card at the DeakinCard re-load station to use our photocopiers
  • access selected electronic resources (see below list)
  • 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 eBooks
  • access the internet through the Deakin University network.

Join

To join our Library for 12 months ($120) or 6 months ($60):

  • Submit a Library membership application, selecting Community borrower as your membership type.
  • 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.
  • Allow two business days for processing. We will email when registration is complete and send your library card in the mail.
  • Show photo ID and proof of your current Australian address when you borrow for the first time.

Community member e-resources:

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..... (x zero 11....). You are able to create a PIN, when first logging into an electronic resource.

Free e-resources:

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.

You can:

  • borrow from any of our campus libraries
  • use our microfilm/microfiche, newspapers, hardcopy journals and reference material
  • 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 eBooks
  • access the internet through the Deakin University network.

Membership options and costs

Alumni library membership (no delivery)

Cost Free
Delivery of items n/a
In person borrowing yes
No. of items borrowed 10
Borrowing period 21 days
No. of renewals 1
Request items from all campuses yes
Request items out on loan yes

Access to selected electronic resources (excludes ebooks)

yes

Alumni mail delivery library membership (excludes overseas)

Cost $460 (inc. GST)
Delivery of items yes
In person borrowing yes
No. of items borrowed 10
Borrowing period 21 days
No. of renewals 1
Request items from all campuses yes
Request items out on loan yes

Access to selected electronic resources(excludes ebooks)

yes

Join

  • Submit a Library membership application, selecting the membership type that suits you best. Include your Deakin University Alumni membership number on this form.
  • 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.
  • Allow two business days for processing. We will email when registration is complete and send your library card in the mail.
  • Show photo ID and proof of your current Australian address when you borrow for the first time.

Alumni e-resources

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.

Free e-resources

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 institutions

Overseas university staff and students visiting Deakin for a short period of time can join our Library for up to 6 months for free.

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
  • 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 eBooks
  • access the internet through the Deakin University network.

Join

To join:

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