As a Library member, you agree to the conditions of borrowing and understand responsibilities when using your UNSW Library card.
Borrowing and online resource access rights vary according to your membership type. Find out what you can borrow and your online resource access rights.
Requests are available to current UNSW student and staff, and NIDA UNSW Library members only.
Requests for Scan and deliver are temporarily suspended.
If an item is on loan or if there are multiple requests, you request is placed in a queue.
Scan and deliver article requests are processed weekly - allow up to 7 days for delivery to your UNSW email address as a high resolution, colour, OCR’d PDF document.
You will be notified by email when items are ready for collection.
You can renew most UNSW Library items before the due date.
An item may be renewed if:
An item cannot be renewed if:
An item becomes recalled if it is requested by another client. The due date of an item on loan to you may change.
Remember to return UNSW Library and interlibrary loan items. Items that are not returned will incur a fine.
There may be a delay before items are removed from your record. No fines will be incurred during this delay.
Return locations are inside the Library during opening hours.
|Library||Return locations - During opening hours|
|Main Library, Kensington||Inside the Main Library entrance
After hours return chute (Back of the Library near Tutorial rooms 176A & 176B)
|Law Library, Kensington||Help Zone
After hours return chute (Back of the Library, Union Road)
|UNSW Paddington Library, Paddington||Help Zone|
External return chutes are available 24/7.
If you return overdue items outside of staff hours, you may not be able to borrow again until the next working day.
|Library||Return location - External/After hours
|Main Library, Kensington||Back of the Library near Tutorial rooms 176A & 176B|
|Law Library, Kensington
||Back of the Library, Union Road|
|UNSW Paddington Library, Paddington||Near Gate 1 on Greens Road
You may return standard loan items, interlibrary loans and requested and recalled items by post.
Ensure you allow enough time for delivery to the Library by the due date.
Sydney NSW 2052 Australia