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Your CDU Library

Services available

 We can

  • Post books held by CDU library to your home address
  • Scan 1 chapter from books held by CDU library
  • Scan articles from journals held in hard copy

Before placing requests for books you can

  • Check Library Search  for titles and availability of books
  • Books may only be available electronically (e-books)

Before placing requests for journal articles or chapters to be scanned

  • Check e-readings as your readings may already be there
  • Check the databases for journal articles

Who can use this service?

  • Staff and CDU students of CDU who are currently working or studying with CDU, but living more than 80 kms from a CDU campus or in an isolated area, e.g. Bathurst Island.
  • Please note: Intercampus loans from Darwin are available for students and staff living within 80kms of Alice Springs. 
  • CDU Staff and CDU students residing overseas (this is limited to paper articles and online services).If you reside overseas, you may be able to join a library nearby for access to books.
  • Students who are unable to access the library through disability or who are in prison are also able to use the service.
  • OUA students studying CDU subjects may use Distance Library Services if living more than 80km from a Campus Library. Contact External Student Support for your password to Databases and E-Readings..


Registration and placing requests


Registration form

This form needs to be completed before placing your first requests.

Request form

A request form needs to be filled out for each item requested.  i.e. one book per request form or one chapter per book.  







Distance Library Services

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Office of Library Services
Distance Library Services
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