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Last Updated: Jan 19, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Services available to off campus staff and students

The UC Library's Off Campus Service assists staff and students who may not be able to visit the library in person. Services to off campus staff and students include:

  • Postal loans from the general collection to staff or students located within Australia
  • Photocopying and scanning from the UC Library print collection
  • Research assistance via phone, online chat and Ask-a-Librarian email service
  • Document Delivery
  • Interlibrary Loans to staff and students located within Australia


Who can use this service and is there a cost?

To be eligible for this service, UC staff and students will need to meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Staff or students living 50km or more from the University campus
  • Staff or students living outside of Australia
  • Staff or students registered with the Inclusion and Welfare Office and deemed eligible for off campus library services by the Inclusion & Welfare Office

There is no charge to register for the service, however you are responsible for the cost of returning any postal loans to the library.


Register for off campus services

Register for Off Campus Services by completing the Off Campus Registration Form.

Registration is usually completed within one business day. You will be supplied with an Off Campus Library Services registration number when your registration is processed. Please use this number whenever you make a request.


Borrow from other libraries

Use other libraries to access materials not held in the UC library. You can do this by:


Services available to students and staff at partner institutions

Electronic resources in the UC Library Collection can be accessed by all UC enrolled students regardless of their course delivery location – use your UC student number and a password (available from Servicedesk:  02 6201 5500).

Students located at partner institutions may also access the UC Library online research assistance services via Chat and Ask-a-Librarian.

For all other library services, please contact the library at your home institution:


Contact Us


Phone: +61 2 6201 5729

Fax: +61 2 6201 5068

Postal Address:

Document Delivery
Building 8
Locked Bag 1
University of Canberra
A.C.T 2601     Australia


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