Services For University Of Adelaide Staff

Continuing staff at the University of Adelaide are automatically members of the library.

Membership inclusions
Borrow up to 50 items for 10 weeks (with automatic renewals)
Access to a wide range of online journals, eBooks and databases
Access to the Interlibrary Loan service
General advice and support from Ask Library with specialist research support provided by the liaison librarian team.

For casual staff, visitors, and retired staff, membership at the University Library offers a range of benefits, including access to a range of online resources, borrowing and support from the Ask Library team:

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  • Information for casual staff

    Casual staff with a University ID card are automatically members of the library and can borrow books and access the full range of online resources. View borrowing information.

    Casual staff who do not have a University ID card automatically have access to the full range of online resources, but will need to sign up for a library card to borrow. Sign up for a library card.

    Membership inclusions
    Borrow up to 50 items for 10 weeks (with automatic renewals)
    Borrow 3-hour High use Collection items (no automatic renewals)
    Access to a wide range of online resources
    Access to the Interlibrary Loan service 
    General advice and support from Ask Library with specialist research support provided by the liaison librarian team.
  • Information for retired staff

    Retired staff membership is available to University staff who have worked at the University for 10 or more years, and who have retired within the last 12 months. Membership includes borrowing, and support from the Ask LIbrary team.  

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    Membership inclusions
    Borrow up to 50 items for 10 weeks (with automatic renewals)
    Borrow 3-hour High use Collection items (no automatic renewals)
    Access to the Interlibrary Loan service
  • Information for University visitors

    Visitors to the University (i.e. contractors, visiting academics and volunteers) can join the library with a Visitor Membership. Visitor membership includes online access to resources, borrowing and support from Ask Library. 

    To become a Visitor Member you need to:

    1. Ask your faculty or organisational unit to apply for IT access on your behalf. Once you have IT access you will be able to access the full range of online resources available via the library, and you will also be able to register for a library card.
    2. Register online for a library card in order to borrow books from the library.
    Membership inclusions
    Borrow up to 50 items for 10 weeks (with automatic renewals)
    Borrow 3-hour High use Collection items (no automatic renewals)
    Access to a wide range of online resources
    Access to the Interlibrary Loan service
    General advice and support from Ask Library with specialist research support provided by the liaison librarian team.