Search the Library for books, journals, DVDs and multimedia collections. Some restrictions apply to materials from the Library collection (see Loan periods & fines), including journals, IELTS, off-air recordings and Reference and Audio-Visual material.
Reciprocal borrowers can access some online resources that are available via the public access catalogues. This does not include access to the VU Wireless network or general internet usage. Reciprocal borrowers are unable to borrow laptops, book library pc’s or book student study or discussion rooms.
Your My Library username is the barcode on the CAVAL or CAUL (ULANZ) card.
CAVAL is a reciprocal borrowing program that allows staff and students of participating libraries to borrow material from other participating libraries. To register you will need to provide proof (e.g. a current staff or student ID card from your home institution) and be able to login to your home institution staff/student portal. Standard loan & restricted loan rules apply for non-VU members.
CAVAL members can borrow up to 10 items at any one time, with a loan period of 28 days. Items can be renewed if a request (hold) has not been placed on them. Restricted items (textbooks, reserve, overnight, or 14-day items), journals and media items cannot be borrowed. Penalties and fines apply for the late return of material.
University Libraries of Australia and New Zealand borrowing scheme (ULANZ)
ULANZ is a borrowing scheme that allows students and staff of Australian and New Zealand universities to borrow in person from any other participating university library. The scheme is a cooperative arrangement between CAUL (Council of Australian University Librarians) and CONZUL (Council of New Zealand University Librarians).
Registration is done directly at the host institution, which provides you with a borrowing card. You will need to provide photo ID as well as proof of current enrolment/employment from your home university.
Students and staff of ULANZ members can borrow up to 10 items at any one time, with a loan period of 28 days. Items can be renewed if a hold has not been placed on them. Restricted items (reserve, overnight, or 14-day items), journals and media items cannot be borrowed.
Penalties and fines apply for late return of material. The Library may send details of overdue material or monies to your university library, which may also impose penalties.