The library doesn’t have the book I need; what are my options?

If we do not have the item you need, you may be able to borrow it using one of the following borrowing schemes:

  • BONUS+ allows you to request items from other participating Universities via our library catalogue, with pick-up available at our campus branches. For more information, please see the Bonus+ Books webpage.

  • CAVAL lets you to borrow in person at participating libraries and institutions in Victoria. For more information, please see the Reciprocal borrowing from Victorian universities (CAVAL) webpage.

  • ULANZ allows you to borrow in person at participating libraries around Australia and New Zealand. For more information, please see the University Libraries of Australia and New Zealand (ULANZ) webpage.

  • You can place a request for items via our Inter-Library loans service. To check your eligibility and to find out more, please see the Inter-Library Loan website.

Learn more about how you can request to borrow books from other libraries or institutions on the borrowing page on our website.

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