La Trobe University Library is a leading academic library operating as one library service across all campuses.
A large and growing proportion of the Library's scholarly information resources are available in digital form 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.
The David Mann Library at the Albury-Wodonga campus is a shared facility of La Trobe University (Albury-Wodonga) and the Wodonga Institute of TAFE.
A virtual library service is available at the Franklin Street and Collins Street city campuses.
Library Strategy 2016-2017
|Total current books and audiovisual materials||1,945,388|
|Total serial electronic titles||98,557|
|Total current ebooks||506,699|
|Research repository records held||42,660|
|Research repository documents (open access)||4,813|
|Website visits (any page on site)||3,019,082|
|E-journal article downloads||4,098,978|
|Visits to Library buildings (turnstile count)||1,972,529|
|Loans of physical items (incl. Reserve)||181,382|
|Total clients (staff and students)||33,418|
Source: Library Facts & Figures 2015 statistics compiled by Library Quality and Communications staff.
Collection strengths and treasures
Find out about the library's collection strengths and treasures.