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Order your CSU card
CSU Student Card

Whether you are studying on campus or by distance, you need a CSU card to borrow from the CSU Library*.

A CSU card will:

  • generate your library record and allow you to borrow and request library material.
  • give you access to many buildings, including the 24/7 Learning Commons.
  • allow you to use photocopying facilities.

Order your CSU card now

*Different arrangements apply for students studying through Partner Institutes or distance education students outside Australia.

Activate your username and password

Login Screen

Use these to:

  • manage your borrowing and loans online via My Library Record in Primo Search
  • use online resources that require a log in
  • access computers and wireless networks if you come on campus or attend residential schools

Create your password and activate your log in now

Find out what library services you can access
Online Access

How many books can you borrow? Can books be posted to your home address?

Your eligibility for library services and resources depends on how you are enrolled with CSU.

Find out what you can access on the "Borrowing" pages

Visit the CSU Library website

Access website

The library website will help you to become familiar with what is available.

Go to CSU Library website

Visit the CSU Library on campus
Ask Us

If you are an on-campus student, live nearby, or visiting for residential school, come in and see what resources are available.

Go to the Opening Hours page

Ask for help

Help Desk

Friendly and quick assistance is available. Ask for help finding information and navigating the library's extensive eResources.

Go to the Library Help & Contacts page for Phone and Live Chat operating hours

Access the online tutorials/workshops
On campus

Watch an online tutorial or attend Online Library Workshops to learn how to:

  • use Primo Search to find eReserve material and journal articles, borrow books and manage your library record.
  • identify appropriate sources of information and peer reviewed material, and evaluate resources.
  • search journal databases and web resources for information for your assessments.

Watch the online tutorials now

See Online Library workshops

Bookmark Your Library Resource Guide

Library Guides

Library Resource Guides are a great way to get started with research. Each online guide is tailored to a specific area of study, outlining how to research in your area and where to look for information.

  • Bookmark your Library Resource Guide today – it's your shortcut to finding what you need.

Explore Library Resource Guides