Borrowing - Library Loans

Charles Sturt University
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How to borrow

Login to Primo Search

Search for your book or other items and go to the Availability and Request tab

If you are on campus, use the location details and call number to retrieve from shelf

If you are requesting home delivery, intercampus loan, a digitised copy, or the item is on loan:

Select Loan (to order the physical item) or Digitisation (to order an electronic copy)

Complete the relevant form and then click on Request/Acknowledge Copyright

You can review your requests by going to My Library Record and viewing your Requests (in the left menu)

Renewing your loans

Renew your loans by logging into My Library Record

Items can't be renewed if:

They are more than 28 days overdue

You have unpaid fees of $100 or more

Someone else has requested the item

You've reached the renewal limit for that item

Avoid fees by returning them on time.

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Home Delivery

Request books and other material from CSU libraries to be delivered to your home address. Home delivery is available to students enrolled through CSU Online study mode, as well as these eligible staff and student groups.

Free return postage is available within Australia for students enrolled through CSU Online study mode. The Library provides one return postage label in each parcel. Allow at least 5 business days for delivery through Australia Post regular mail service.

CSU Online students, enrolled through an Australian campus, can request books to be posted overseas. Return postage costs are covered by the student.

Intercampus delivery

Place requests for items from another CSU Library and choose to have them delivered to your campus. Allow up to 5 working days for delivery.

Digitised copies

Request copies of book chapters, table of contents or journal articles from print resources to be scanned and emailed to you.

Copyright restrictions apply.

Allow 2 working days to receive your emailed copy.

Interlibrary loans

Journal articles, books and other items that are not held by the library, may be requested using our interlibrary loans service. Fees may apply.

Material from other libraries cannot be sent overseas. We are only able to obtain digitised copies of chapters or articles for students outside Australia.

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Sydney , Australia