Borrow from my campus library

Self-checkout machines

At the Melbourne and Bendigo campus libraries, you can use self-checkout machines to borrow items without going to the service desk.

  1. First, you'll need your student/staff card, CAVAL, La Trobe Melbourne or library card.
  2. Go to the self checkout machine.
  3. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  4. You will get a receipt detailing the borrowed items and the date they are due to be returned to the library.
  5. Return the items to the library by the due date or renew them online via My Library.

Service desk

  1. First, you'll need your student/staff card, CAVAL, La Trobe Melbourne or library card.
  2. Go to the Inquiry/ Loans Desk in the library with the items you want to borrow.
  3. Present your student or staff card to the library staff.
  4. You will get a receipt detailing the borrowed items and the date they are due to be returned to the library.
  5. Return the items to the library by the due date or renew them online via My Library.

City campuses or Bouverie Centre

Franklin Street and Collins Street campuses do not have a library building.  A small reserve collection of high-use material is located at reception. You can view 2 items for up to 3 hours within the campus buildings. You will need to show your student/staff card.

The Bouverie Centre has a library, which includes a small reserve collection. Items can only be borrowed by Bouverie students and staff.  Reserving an item already out on loan cannot be done via ‘Request a hold’ in the Catalogue. You will need to contact the Bourverie Centre reception desk.

Items requested from other campus libraries via the Catalogue will be delivered to your city campus or Bouverie Centre reception desk for collection during opening hours. Items can be returned via the return bins at the reception desk or through the return chute at the Melbourne campus library.

Bendigo Clinical School

The Bendigo Clinical School does not have a library building. A small reserve collection of high-use material is located at reception for use by clinical school students and staff only. Items requested from other campus libraries via the Catalogue will be delivered to the reception desk for collection during opening hours. Items can be returned to the reception desk or through the return chute at the Bendigo campus library.

Clinical Schools at the Melbourne Hospitals

La Trobe University material for clinical schools at the Alfred, Austin and Royal Melbourne is held in the respective hospital libraries. Items requested from other campus libraries via the Catalogue will be delivered to the reception desk for collection during opening hours. Items can be returned to the reception desk or through the return chute at the Melbourne campus library.

Some items cannot be taken out of the library. Find out what you can borrow and for how long.

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