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Essential Library Information For Staff: Library Resources

Introducing Melbourne Polytechnic staff to essential information about library resources and services

Borrowing Basics

For detailed loans information refer to 
Melbourne Polytechnic Borrower Guidelines

Renewals: Do-It-Yourself

You are encouraged to self-manage your loans.

To learn more, view the video: Renew Your Loans Online.

Reservations: Do-It-Yourself

Reservations are necessary for:

  • Reserving an item that is on loan to another
  • Requesting an item from another campus library be sent to you

To place the reservation yourself:

  • Locate the item in FindIt@
  • Select:  Retrieve Catalogue Item
  • Select the Place Reservation button
  • Enter your Staff ID and PIN

FindIt@MP: The Library's Search Tool

Use FindIt@MP to locate items for borrowing; and online resources for downloading:

  • Books, journals, DVDs and CDs in the Library collections
  • eJournals
  • Online journal articles
  • Online databases
  • eBooks

Mastering FindIT@MP: advice, instructions, tips

FindIt@MP: Connecting

There are a number of ways to connect to FindIt@:

  1. Use the link FindIt@ 
  2. Use the URL: http://library.melbournepolytechnic.edu.au
  3. From the Quick Links menu on the Staff Portal, select the library link

FindIt@MP: Getting Help

For help, advice and instruction with FindIT@: