Library services for online students

All Monash students can use Library resources via the Students page.

If you are enrolled in an online learning course you are eligible for the following services:

Loans for postgraduate students

Visit and borrow from any branch library. Consult About borrowing for details of your entitlements, making a request, renewals and fines. Note: Monash online students are not eligible for postal loans.

Electronic delivery of print materials

Postgraduate students: You can request web delivery of journal articles and book chapters via document delivery. For information on other services for postgraduates see Library services for researchers.

Information research and learning skills

Librarians can work with you on:

  • how and where to start researching your topic
  • effective use of databases and the internet
  • finding, evaluating and incorporating information
  • using the Library's collections
  • citing and referencing for academic integrity
  • managing your research data
  • using EndNote.

Learning skills advisers can work with you on:

  • study methods and exam preparation
  • collaboration and team work
  • effective listening and note-taking
  • problem-solving and critical thinking
  • reading strategies
  • essay, report and thesis writing
  • writing for research projects
  • academic English
  • oral communication and presentation.

For more information see Research and learning skills

Access to libraries

You can visit any branch of the Library to use services and facilities or borrow items in person.

You can also visit and borrow from other university and TAFE libraries in Victoria through the CAVAL scheme, while residents of other Australian states or New Zealand can register to borrow under the University Libraries of Australia and New Zealand (ULANZ) scheme.

Contact the Library


  • +61 3 9905 5054

  • Phone hours (Semester)
    • Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm
    • Saturday and Sunday 1pm to 4pm
  • Semester break 
    • Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Got a question:

  • (see frequently asked questions or lodge an enquiry