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You can enjoy the following services at the Trinity Library:

Library Catalogue
All library resources can be searched in our online Library Catalogue, WorldCat Discovery. WorldCat is the world’s largest network of library-based content and services. Languages other than English may be chosen to search the catalogue. A guide on how to search WorldCat is available under Guides.

Inter-library Loans
Inter-library loans with other libraries in Australia are available upon request, please email. This is a free service to all Trinity research degree students, and comes at a small cost to others.

Use of Libraries Australia Document Delivery service is preferable. Other enquiries and direct requests from ANZTLA libraries can be emailed.  The fee per item for inter library loan and/or document delivery is $16.50 plus postage if applicable.

Please note, Interlibrary loan fees will change from 1 April 2020 as recommended by Libraries Australia and ALIA as a result of a review into the Interlibrary Resource Sharing (ILRS) Code by ALIA. There will be a 9.5% increase in the ILRS Code recommended basic fee:

  • $18.50 for core copies electronic delivery (25 pages)
  • $28.50 for core loans including normal delivery

The updated ILRS Code can be found here with the full range of recommended fees.

All currently enrolled students and Library members have borrowing rights of books, DVDs and CDs.

The normal borrowing period is two weeks, with renewal availability:

– Full-time students: 15 items

– Part-time students: 5 items per unit

– TTC Alumni and External members: 5 items

  • The borrowing period for all postgraduate course students is 4 weeks:

– Full-time and part-time students: 15 items

Overdue charges apply and accumulate at 50¢ a day. These charges begin accruing after an overdue email notification has been sent.
An additional long overdue charge accrues after 2 months.

Copying and Printing
Black and white copying and printing (10¢ per page) is available. Scanning is available free of charge. A reminder that all copying is subject to legal copyright restrictions, please read carefully the notices for Published Works.

Email Alerts
Please check your emails regularly for friendly email alerts to remind you of due dates, overdue, hold pick-ups for reserve books or recalls when books are requested by another user.

Library Study Room
Library Study Room (seats up to 10) can be booked with library staff in the Library or by emailing us. Please book when occupying the room for more than 15 minutes. The room can be booked for a maximum of 2 hours. Priority is given to TTC faculty, staff and current students.