The University Library welcomes any member of the community to visit any of our six libraries.
Members of the community can apply for membership to borrow at libraries in Broome, Fremantle and Sydney. Membership costs $40 per annum and is offered at all locations. See below for information on services available and how to apply.
All of the University libraries hold collections of print books and periodicals, including academic journals, magazines, and newspapers.
The majority of the print collections are available to Community Borrowers for loan, with the exception of certain resources. These exceptions include items which can only be accessed while in the libraries (e.g reference materials and journals), short term loan items, and items that are in high demand from students.
The non-loaning resources include:
Membership applications are to be made to the Broome Campus Library. Please note that the registration process can only be finalised when a Library staff member is present in the Library. This may not always be possible on the day the application is lodged.
To apply, applicants need to complete the application form and provide photo ID and proof of current address, such as a valid WA Driver’s Licence.
Community borrowers will be required to present photo ID each time they wish to borrow from the Library.
The University Library will provide City of Fremantle staff and inner city residents of the City of Fremantle with membership to the Library free of charge upon application.
Membership provides access to the Fremantle Campus Libraries (St Teresa's Library, Galvin Medical and Craven Libraries).
Membership applications are to be made to the St Teresa’s Library.
Membership provides access to the Sydney Campus Libraries (Benedict XVI Medical Library - Darlinghurst and St Benedict's Library - Broadway).
Membership applications are to be made to the St Benedict’s Library at Broadway, or the Benedict XVI Medical Library at Darlinghurst. Please note, the registration process can only be finalised when the Fees Office is open (Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm).
To apply, applicants need to complete the application form and provide photo ID and proof of current address, such as a valid NSW Driver’s Licence.