Items from our off campus stores

We have many books and journals located in off-campus storage facilities.

Items in storage have these location codes in the catalogue.

Storage Facility Location code
Library Store UniM Store
Bundoora Store

UniM Bund

How to request

  • Search the catalogue for the item you want.
  • If the item has a status of 'Available' at Library Store or Bundoora Store click the 'Request' button.
  • Log in at the 'Single Sign On' screen using your username and password if you're from the University of Melbourne. If you're not from the university click the 'Login as a visitor' button and type your name and barcode.
  • Select which library you will collect the item from.
  • Click the 'Submit book request' button.
  • If there's more than one copy of the item you will need to select a copy.
  • Click on "Request selected item".

Information about requesting journals

If you request a journal volume you need to type the volume, issue and date into the online form where indicated.

You can request articles for email delivery. Make sure to include page numbers, as well as the volume details and select "Bund P & Store P Email Delivery" for pickup location.

Non-registered users that want to look at items located in storage

If you're not a registered borrower and want to view an item from our store please visit one of our Service Desks for assistance.

View or cancel your requests

Login to your library borrowing record to see the status of holds, as well as cancelling some, or all of the items:

Log into your library borrowing record

  • Tip - requested books will have a status 'In Transit' while in the mail.

How long it takes

Allow up to 3 business days.

See the estimated delivery times for each store location below.

Library store

Pick-up library Day  request placed Time request placed Day request available Time request available
Baillieu Mon-Fri Before 7 am Same day 1 pm
  Mon-Fri After 7 am Next business day 1 pm
  Sat-Sun Any time Next business day 1 pm
Other Parkville library Mon-Fri Before 7 am Next business day 1 pm
  Mon-Fri After 7 am 2 business days 1 pm
  Sat-Sun Any time 2 business days 1 pm
Lenton Parr library (Southbank) Mon-Fri Before 7 am Next business day 1 pm
  Mon-Fri After 7 am 2 business days 1 pm
  Sat-Sun Any time 2 business days 1 pm
Regional campuses Mon-Fri Before 7 am 2 business days 1 pm
  Mon-Fri After 7 am 2 business days 1 pm
  Sat-Sun  Any time 3 business days 1 pm

Bundoora store

Pick-up library Day  request placed Time request placed Day request available Time request available
Baillieu Mon-Fri Before 7 am Next business day 1 pm
  Mon-Fri After 7 am 2 business days 1 pm
  Sat-Sun Any time 2 business days 1 pm
Other Parkville library Mon-Fri Before 7 am 2 business days 1 pm
  Mon-Fri After 7 am 3 business days 1 pm
  Sat-Sun Any time 3 business days 1 pm
Lenton Parr library (Southbank) Mon-Fri Before 7 am 2 business days 1 pm
  Mon-Fri After 7 am 3 business days 1 pm
  Sat-Sun Any time 3 business days 1 pm
Regional campuses Mon-Fri Before 7 am 2 business days 1 pm
  Mon-Fri After 7 am 2 business days 1 pm
  Sat-Sun Any time 2 business days 1 pm

Notification that your request is ready to collect

We email you when your requested book is ready to collect.

How long we keep your requested book

28/90 day loans - 7 days

Where to collect requests

Library Where to collect holds
Baillieu High use area (self service collection)
Brownless Biomedical High use area (self service collection)
Burnley Service desk
Creswick Service desk
Dookie Service desk
Eastern Resource Centre (ERC) High use area (self service collection)
Giblin Eunson Business, Economics & Education High use area (self service collection)
Law High use area (self service collection)
Lenton Parr at Southbank Campus Service desk
Louise Hanson-Dyer Music Service desk
Veterinary Science at Parkville Service desk
Veterinary Science at Werribee Service desk

Hold requests for self service collection are filed under the first three letters of your surname.