Use equipment and spaces

Deakin Library has a range of equipment and spaces to suit your study needs. Some of the equipment and spaces vary between campuses. Check out what your campus library offers.

Study spaces

Looking for a place to study? There are more than 3,250 study seats available across our libraries in a variety of styles including group study spaces, quiet study areas and casual seating zones.

Group study rooms are available to book at every campus. Burwood library also has bookable booths.

The equipment in study rooms varies at each campus. You can view information about each room before booking to see if it suits your needs. Equipment can include interactive whiteboards, a computer, LCD or plasma screens, video conferencing phone, Writeable boards, green screen and pin boards.

There are also individual study spaces at every campus, including desks with power points, bean bags and adjustable tables.

Equipment

Computers and wireless networking

There are computers at every campus library, or you can bring your own device and connect to Deakin's wi-fi.

Our computers have a range of software you can use as a Deakin student or staff member to be creative including:

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Adobe (Acrobat, InDesign, Photoshop)
  • VLC Media Player

You can also install our software on your own device. 

If you need IT support, visit the eSolutions Service Desk at our campus libraries. Check your campus for their opening hours, or submit an IT support ticket online or over the phone.

Print, copy and scan

There are multi-function printers at each library that can print, copy and scan in colour and black and white. You need your Deakin Student Card to use the printers. For information on pricing, refer to print@Deakin.

Filming

Deakin staff and students can borrow digital equipment. Each device comes with brief instructions. Just ask at the Library Service Desk or contact us for more information.

All our libraries have Zoom HD video recorders available for borrowing, and you can also borrow digital cameras from the Waurn Ponds and Warrnambool libraries.

To learn more about making a video including storyboarding, footage and editing tools see the making a video guide.

Assistive technology

Each library has an assistive technology room which is equipped with JAWS. To book a room, speak to staff at the service desk. You can also find a range of accessibility tools via the Deakin Software Library.