Deakin University Library

Deakin University Library

Join the Library

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 membership is available to staff and students from other Victorian universities and TAFE institutes for free.

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

Join the CAVAL Reciprocal Borrowing Program at your own library first so they can give you a CAVAL card.

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

What you can borrow:

10 items for 21 days with one renewal.

Free e-resources:

ULANZ

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

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

Join the University Libraries of Australia and New Zealand (ULANZ) borrowing scheme and we will give you a ULANZ card.

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

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:

  • Complete a CAVAL membership application form (PDF). If you are under 18 years of age, you’ll need to have your parent or guardian sign the application form
  • Show proof of enrolment at your school
  • Make payment at the Cashier’s office which accepts cheque, credit card, cash or EFTPOS in person, on weekdays only.

Note: payments cannot be made at the Library.

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), visit any of our campus libraries in person:

Note: payments cannot be made at the Library.

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

The first 12 months of membership is free to our alumni.

Alumni Australia Library membership (renewal only)

Cost $90 (inc. GST)
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 Living Overseas Library membership (renewal only)

Cost $70 (inc. GST)
Delivery of items n/a
In person borrowing n/a
No. of items borrowed n/a
Borrowing period n/a
No. of renewals n/a
Request items from all campuses n/a
Request items out on loan n/a

Access to selected electronic resources(excludes ebooks)

yes

Alumni Library Mail Delivery membership

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

To join, choose the membership type that best suits you:

  • Complete the online Alumni application form. You will need to include your payment receipt number and your Deakin University Alumni membership number on this form
  • Make payment at the Cashier’s office which accepts cheque, credit card, cash or EFTPOS in person, on weekdays only.

Note: payments cannot be made at the Library.

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.

International visitors

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, visit any of our campus libraries in person:

  • Complete an application form
  • Provide proof of your current staff/student status, your contact details whilst in Australia and your overseas address.

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