Borrow from other La Trobe campuses

Books and some audiovisual items

If you have found an item in the catalogue and it is located at another La Trobe campus library, in the Melbourne Annexe or in storage:

  • Click on either Request a hold button or Request a hold button.
  • Enter your login details.
  • Select the location where you intend to collect the item and click on the Submit button.
  • If you need a specific volume or copy, mark the item you want then click on Request selected item button.
  • If your request is successful, you will receive the following message: 'Your request will be delivered to (pick-up location) when it is available.'
  • When you receive an email notifying you that the item has arrived, collect it from the Holdshelf within seven days. Please allow up to two business days for items requested for pickup at Hospitals or Bendigo Clinical School when you receive our Hold Pickup Notice.
  • You can return the item to where it was picked up, or any La Trobe University campus library.

Some items cannot be delivered to another campus library. If there is no Request a Hold button, the item is only available to read in the library where it is located.

To get books from the Melbourne Annexe, ask at the Inquiry/Loans Desk.

View or cancel your borrowing requests (Holds)

When you’ve requested an item using the above methods, you can view or cancel your request in the Holds section of My Library.

Journal articles or bound journals

If you have found a journal article and it is located at another La Trobe campus library, Melbourne Annexe or the Bundoora Serials Storage:

  • Fill in the Journal Article Request form (La Trobe University students and staff only).
  • You will receive an email with the scanned article attached as a PDF file.

If you have found a bound journal that is located at another La Trobe campus library, Melbourne Annexe or the Bundoora Serials Storage, contact the Inquiry/Loans Desk.

View items at the Melbourne Annexe

Teaching staff and postgraduate students can visit the Melbourne Annexe by making an appointment via email: libraryannexe@latrobe.edu.au