Borrowing

Item Loan Periods by Cohort
Borrower Type Number of Items Standard Loan Period
(Weeks)
Maximum Renewal Period
(Weeks)
Reserve Items
(Hours)
Mobile Device
(Hours)
Students (Undergraduate, Graduate Certificate or Diploma) * 20 4 20 2 4
Students (Higher Degree by Research, Masters & Honours) 50 12 60 2 4
Staff (Academic, Adjunct & Professional/General) 50 12 60 2 N/A
Staff (Casual Professional/General) 20 4 20 2 N/A
Alumni & Community See Library services for Alumni and Library services for Community N/A

Please Note: Loan periods may be shortened or items recalled from loan if they are in high demand.
*May not apply to all students enrolled through CSU Partner Institutions.

Renewing your loans

Renew your loans by logging into My Library Record

Items can't be renewed if:

  • They are more than 28 days overdue
  • You have unpaid fees of $100 or more
  • Someone else has requested the item
  • You've reached the renewal limit for that item

Avoid fees by returning them on time.

More information

Digitised copies

Request copies of book chapters, table of contents or journal articles from print resources to be scanned and emailed to you.

Copyright restrictions apply. If you want to request a copy (one chapter or 10%), Submit Digitisation Request and Agree to Copyright terms.

Allow 2 working days to receive your emailed copy.

Interlibrary loans

Please note: Physical loans are currently not available due to COVID-19.

Copies of chapters and articles from journals can still be requested using our interlibrary loans service. Fees may apply.

Material from other libraries cannot be sent overseas. We are only able to obtain digitised copies of chapters or articles for students outside Australia.

Returning library items

Return items in person or by post to CSU libraries at:

  • Albury-Wodonga
  • Bathurst
  • Dubbo
  • Orange
  • Port Macquarie (in person only)
  • Wagga Wagga

See Library locations and addresses for details

Items should not be posted or returned to other locations.

If returning by post

  • Items must be returned in padded bags
  • CSU Online students requiring reply paid labels should contact the Library
    This is a SSAF funded initiative
  • You are responsible for covering return postage costs from outside Australia

Please Note: Contact us as soon as possible if you have lost or damaged an item, not received an item or it has not been returned to the library through the post.

Borrow from another library

CSU staff and students may register to borrow from the following universities and colleges, through the ULANZ borrowing scheme: