Reciprocal members

Staff and students from Universities participating in the ULANZ Borrowing Scheme can borrow from JCU Library subject to the below conditions.

Join the Library

A fee of $55 applies and membership is for the current academic year only. Borrowing privileges will expire on 28 February of the following year.

To join please bring proof of current enrolment and identification to the Library. If you wish, you may print and complete the Library Membership registration form.

How many and for how long?

You may borrow 20 standard loan items for two weeks at a time.

General information

  • Items held in short term loan collections, such as 2 day or 2 hour, are unable to be borrowed except by JCU staff and students.

  • Materials can be renewed unless requested by another borrower.

  • Library notices will be sent by email where available, including courtesy reminders, recalls, holds, and financial notices. An SMS option is also available for Library notices, please ask Library staff. The Library is not responsible for non-receipt of messages. You cannot dispute a penalty because you have not received a notice.

  • All materials must be returned in good condition on or before the due date or time indicated.Material not returned or renewed when due will be subject to Library fines and penalties.

  • Replacement charges will apply to lost or damaged materials. The Library does not accept items purchased elsewhere as replacements for lost or damaged materials. The Library does not refund monies paid for lost items later returned (you may retain the item or donate it back to the Library).

  • Copying and binding services available (prices on request)

  • Walk-in access to the Internet and electronic resources will be provided on an unmediated basis, subject to licence conditions

  • Requests for books from non-JCU libraries should be directed to the reciprocal borrowers’ home institution

  • Library opening hours & locations