La Trobe University Library is one of Australia's leading academic libraries and operates as one library service across all campuses.
A large and growing proportion of the Library's scholarly information resources are available in digital format and can be accessed by all students and staff, regardless of location.
The Borchardt Library at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus holds the largest proportion of the total physical collection, delivers centralised services for all campus libraries, and provides a library service to the CBD campuses.
The Heyward Library at the Bendigo campus provides substantial collections, facilities and services to support courses and research at this campus.
A virtual library service is available at the Franklin Street and Collins Street city campuses.
The Library contributes to the University's Vision, by providing:
- integrated scholarly collections
- proactive information services, and
- managed learning spaces.
|Total current serial titles||100,948|
|Total current ebooks||346,718|
|Research repository records held||29,427|
|Research repository documents (open access)||2,411|
|Website visits (page impressions)||6,621,758|
|E-journal article downloads||3,598,134|
|Visits (turnstile count)||1,753,182|
|Loans of physical items (incl. Reserve)||462,126|
|Total clients (staff and students)||34,778|
Source: Year in Review at the bottom of the Library News page.
Collection strengths and treasures
Find out about the library's collection strengths and treasures.