Textbooks and Recommended Readings Request Form


When requesting items to be added for your subject, you have the option to select if it is either a prescribed reading or a recommended reading.

  • Prescribed readings: The library will purchase a set amount based on the number of students in your subject. The library will use a ratio to ensure a mix of two-hour and overnight loans are available for students.
  • Recommended readings: The library will purchase two copies (one prescribed and one recommended). More information of specific loan options are below:

How is the library changing?

Textbooks and recommended readings will be purchased in eBook when available as the preferred format. Please contact the Student Learning Resources Coordinator if you have any queries on: readings-online@unimelb.edu.au or 8344 8069

Subject details
The number of enrollments will ensure that the library purchases enough copies for your students.The number of enrollments will ensure that the library purchases enough copies for your students.
Your academic division
Book/item details
Items can include DVDs, CDs or streaming videoItems can include DVDs, CDs or streaming video
Please select the following which is appropriate for your reading in your subject.
Catalogue, vendor or publisher link (URL) with further title informationCatalogue, vendor or publisher link (URL) with further title information
List upload option
Should you have a list of items you can detail them hereShould you have a list of items you can detail them here
File type must be Word, Excel, Powerpoint, PDF, OpenOffice, CSV, PNG, JPGFile type must be Word, Excel, Powerpoint, PDF, OpenOffice, CSV, PNG, JPG

Please wait after pressing the request button: allow the file to upload and process your request.