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:

Item Loan period Maximum renewals
General items 42 days 8
7 day loan 15 days 23
1 day loan 3 days n/a
2 hour loan 1 day n/a

Sanctions may apply for overdue items that are wanted by another student.

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.