Who can use the libraries?
If you are a current student at North Metropolitan TAFE you have access to all 6 College libraries located at Balga, Joondalup, Leederville, Mt Lawley, Midland and Perth. Your student card is also your library card and your photocopy / printing card.
How many items can you borrow?
Students can borrow up to 8 items at any one time. Child Care and Education Support Students are also entitled to 10 items from the Toy Libraries.
How long for?
Most items, including toys, can be borrowed for four weeks. There are short term loans for high demand items (e.g. textbooks and certain DVDs), check with your campus library. You can borrow and return items at any of our campus libraries.
Can I renew my loans?
If no-one else has requested the item, you may renew it once by phone or email, or in person at the library. If your loans are not overdue you can also log in to our library catalogue using your network login and renew items yourself.
How do I reserve an item?
If an item you require is on loan, you may reserve it by placing a hold on it. You can do this yourself by logging in to the catalogue, or ask a library staff member for assistance.
What about overdue items?
Overdue notices are sent and failure to return items may incur charges for replacement costs.
How do I access electronic resources?
The library has a large collection of electronic resources - journals, videos and eBooks. On-campus you do not need to log in; off-campus you have to log in using your network login.
How do I photocopy, print or scan?
MFDs (Multi-Function Devices) are available at our libraries for printing and copying. You add credit to your card using the payment kiosk. Charges for printing and photocopying are black and white A4 = 20c [A3 = 30c]; colour A4 = 50c [A3 = 70c]. You can also scan documents and save them to a USB on the library MFDs. There is no charge for scanning.
Can I borrow from other libraries?
You can borrow from any other WA TAFE Library; Edith Cowan University Libraries; Murdoch University Library and Curtin University Library. You need to take your student card and proof of enrolment. Access to computers at other institutions is usually not possible.