Make the most of the Library during orientation

The Library is the central hub of La Trobe University campuses – it’s a great place to study and connect with others. But did you also know the Library offers a range of study support that can help you all the way through your course?

Discover what the Library can do for you this orientation.

Library classes and workshops

We offer a huge range of classes and workshops that will give you the tips and skills you need to succeed.

We’ve got sessions starting this week and running throughout orientation. Make sure you book your spot through the Orientation Planner.

What we’re offering:

  • Library Essentials classes – Welcome to your Library, Referencing
  • Returning to Study
  • One Step Ahead
  • Academic Writing for postgrads
  • Assignment Writing for Uni
  • Tips and Tricks for Learning Online
  • Studying in Australia: Tips for Success
  • Studying as a Parent

Visit us at the Welcome Festival

Visit our stall at the Welcome Festival on Wednesday 23 February and Wednesday 2 March and our friendly staff can answer your questions and give you all the information you need (you can also score yourself some Library merch while you’re there).

Peer Learning Advisors (PLAs) will be there too and ready to answer your questions. PLAs are experienced students specially trained to help others with study and assessments.

Join a campus tour

Join one of the tours at your campus Welcome Festival and discover your library facilities. Some of our facilities include:

  • Spaces for group and individual study
  • Online Learning Zone (Bundoora) for your lectures and online classes – you’ll find PCs equipped with webcams and study spaces for your own device.
  • Printing, copying and scanning
  • Wifi access
  • Desktop computers
  • Very popular egg chairs (Bundoora)

Visit our website for more information on Library facilities.

Check out the Library FAQs

We’ve answered lots of common questions in our FAQs. Bookmark these – you’ll need them again.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, we’re always happy to answer your questions in person (from 14 February) or online.

Find us in each campus library Monday to Friday 10 am–4 pm. Or contact us online through chat, phone and email Monday to Friday 9 am–5 pm.

Your textbook might be available online for free

For most subjects, textbooks and other readings are available for free online in the University Reading List system.

For easy access to your readings, go to and search by your subject code or name.

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Welcome to La Trobe!