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Essential Library Information For Staff: Library Resources

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

FindIt@MP: The Library's Search Tool

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

  • Books, journals, DVDs and CDs in the Library collections
  • eJournals
  • Online journal articles
  • Online databases
  • eBooks
  • Watch online videos on Kanopy 

Visit our databases to find the above online resources here. 

For assistance accessing online resources: Finding e-books and e-journal articles.

For assistance using FindIt@MP: Mastering FindIT@MP: advice, instructions, tips.


For more help with FindIT@: 

Renewals and Reservations: Do-It-Yourself

Reservations and renewals can be done through your library account or you can contact the library.

Reservations are necessary for:

  • Reserving an item that is on loan to another library member.
  • Requesting an item from another campus library be sent to your campus library for pickup.

More information is available in Your Library Account.

Can't Find What You're Looking For?

If the book or article you need isn't held by the library - never fear, we have other options!

Using Other Libraries

To borrow from other Victorian TAFE and University libraries:

  • Contact the participating TAFE/University that you wish to borrow from and advise them that you are a MP Staff member
  • Present your MP Staff ID to the participating TAFE/University and request a CAVAL card so that you can borrow from their collections
  • Click on the link here for information on CAVAL cards.