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Essential Library Information for Off Campus & Online Students: Set Yourself Up

STEP 1. Your Library password

Your Library password may be your date of birth backwards (YYYMMDD).

You can check your password by logging into My Library Account.

If your Library password needs to be reset, simply contact the Library to assist.

STEP 2. Validate your library membership & obtain your library password (PIN)

To validate your library membership:

  • Contact any of the Melbourne Polytechnic campus libraries
  • Off-campus students may make contact by phone, email, or chat
  • Advise library staff that you wish to setup your library membership
  • Returning students must re-validate their library membership when restarting study
  • Your default library pin may be your date of birth in the format yyyymmdd
  • ‚ÄčYou may wish to test your new library password by logging in to My Library Account.

STEP 3. Note this essential information

Note: your library password is not automatically the same as your student portal password.

Your Student Portal Password will let you:

  • Access Library eResources (such as eBooks and eJournals)
  • Check your student email
  • View your assessment results
  • Check your timetable

You can use your Library password to log into My Library account to:

  • Place reservations & renew your loans online
  • Check your library record