Melbourne Burwood Campus: self-guided tour

Explore your library on this self-guided QR code tour. You’ll discover the library’s range of services, collections and facilities to help you get the most out of your Deakin study experience.

How do I use it?

  • The maps below will show you where to find each location on the tour.
  • You will find a unique QR code at each point on the map, which leads to information about the featured service or location.
  • Some tour locations include links to more information – these will navigate away from the tour content, but you can go back or scan the QR code again to keep exploring.
  • After you’ve read the relevant information, the ‘Want to continue your self-guided tour?’ link will take you back to the map of locations.

Maps (click to enlarge)

Locations

1. Service Zone

The Service Zone is where you can get face-to-face assistance from library staff during library staffed hours.

Located to left of the Service Zone Pods is the Click and Collect holdshelf, where you can collect the books you have requested online.

There is also a Reserve collection to the right of the holdshelf. The self-checkout machines allow you to borrow library resources and check your library account. Located to the right of the pods is the Returns Chute. Please place the books in one at a time.

Discover the best ways to borrow and manage library items

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2. What’s on Level 2?

On Level 2 you will find books with the call numbers 700-999 (arts, literature, history and geography!).

It is also home to the Curriculum Resources Collection (CRC). The CRC section contains picture books, junior fiction, and many other resources to support students studying education. 

Next to the entrance is our Gallery Space, where the Deakin Gallery routinely rotates artwork created by students. 

Next to the Gallery is the Corner Café and a student kitchen and microwave hub – so you can grab a coffee or heat up your lunch during a big study session!

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3. New book display

This display is where our newest arrivals are kept and usually includes new release novels, biographies, and general interest items. These books are rotated on a weekly basis, and you are welcome to take directly from the shelf. During special events such as International Women’s Day and National Reconciliation Week we will place relevant books on the display with information about what we are celebrating or acknowledging.

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4. Reading Nook

Come on over to our Reading Nook, and get lost in another world of fantasy, history and love! Our Reading Nook collection provides a range of best sellers and popular fiction, light non-fiction, such as biographies and travelogues, and graphic novels.

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5. Printers and photocopiers (Level 2 and 3)

These printers can also scan and photocopy. Swipe your Deakin Card or enter your username/password on the screen. On-campus printing is now free for students!

Level 2 has four printers, and Levels 1 and 3 each have one also.

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6. Computers and Ngarrgu and Yeagak training rooms

Desktop computers within the library, including in the Library’s training rooms, have Digital Services software on them and can be used for a wide range of study activities. The Library has both bookable and non-bookable computers. Login with your Deakin username and password.

The Ngarrgu and Yeagak rooms are used for training. Students can use these spaces for study when they are open and training sessions are not being run.

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7. Open collaborative space

The Open Collaborative Space is an area where groups of students can meet up and study together in a more relaxed setting. You’re welcome to chat and make a bit more noise in this area, so long as you’re not too loud and disturbing others.

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8. Adaptive technology lab

For Library users who are registered with the Disability Resource Centre, this lab includes screen readers and speech recognition software.

Learn more about the technology available and support for students with disabilities.

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9. What's on Level 1?

Level 1 is for quiet study only. Staff will actively monitor noise levels in this area.

You will find books with call numbers between 001 and 699 on this level – science, technology, languages and more!

Level 1 also has numerous Study Rooms, Study Booths and desks for students.

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10. Booths and group study rooms

Deakin students and staff can now book individual socially distanced study desks. A maximum of four hours can be reserved per person, per day. Look for an available space and book it on our website.

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11. Dhangula Yaila (Scholars’ room)

The Dhangula Yaila room on level one is for PhD students who wish to have a private study space. Eligible students need to apply for swipe access to the room.

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12. What's on Level 3?

Level 3 is for quiet study only; staff will actively monitor noise levels in this area.

Our Law Collection is on this level including Journals, Law Reports, ACTS and Law References.

Level 3 has numerous Study Rooms, Study Booths and desks for students.

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13. Yurleng Wilim  (Masters study room)

The Yurleng Wilim Room on Level 3 is for Honours and Masters by Coursework students. Eligible students need to apply for swipe access to the room.

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