How to make the most of the Library for your summer subjects

The Library has returned to its Summer opening hours for the rest of 2021. Discover how La Trobe students can take advantage of the library for your summer subjects.

Find your space, free from distractions

Distractions at home can make studying more challenging than it needs to be. Luckily, the quiet study spaces in the library give you an interruption free environment, ideal for when you really need to focus. Attending lectures and tutorials online? Bundoora students can use the Online Learning Zone, fitted with PCs and webcams for connecting to your online classes.

Fully vaccinated students have access to the Library at each La Trobe campus. Remember to follow Victorian government guidelines, wear masks indoors and be prepared to show proof of vaccination on request.

From Saturday 6 November, the Library opening hours at each campus are:

  • Bundoora: 10am – 8pm
  • Bendigo: 8am – 8pm
  • Albury-Wodonga: 8am – 8pm
  • Mildura: 8:30am – 5pm
  • Shepparton: 9am - 5pm
  • City campus: 8am - 6pm

Click and Collect your Library books

Click and Collect lets you borrow books from any library location, letting you pick up items at your nearest campus. Simply search for the item you need on the Library website and select your campus location from the drop-down menu. View our borrowing page for full instructions.

Take advantage of available help when you need it The popular online library chat service is accessible to all students. Talking to a real person, especially an expert in referencing and finding information is a great place to start. Even before you have thought about THAT assignment. No question is too big or small. If you need help, just ask.

Chat times (AEDT):

  • Mon - Thur: 8.30 am-7 pm
  • Fri: 8:30 am-5 pm
  • Weekends: 1 pm-5 pm

Another great option is to book an online appointment with one of our Academic Skills and Language Advisors. Available to help you develop your academic writing (including theses), study skills and academic English language skills. Book an appointment here