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Essential Library Information For Staff: Library Essentials

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

Staff Essential: Obtain a Staff Card

Your Staff ID card is also your Library borrower card.

  • Staff ID cards can be printed for you at Preston, Epping, Fairfield and Prahran campus librariesBring your Employee ID number.

Staff Essential: Get Library Membership

To activate your library membership complete a Borrower Registration form at any campus library and nominate a PIN (password) 

The Library Password (PIN) is essential for:  

  • Checking your library record
  • Placing reservations and renewing loans

To login to the library using your password to access your Library Account

What The Library Can Do For You

Libraries are located at all Melbourne Polytechnic campuses.

Library opening hours vary across campuses and may change during semester break. 

After hours computer labs with printers are available at some locations.


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Printing, Scanning & Photocopying

At each campus library you will find:

  •   Printer/copiers with both colour and black & white capability 
  •   Copiers with scan-to-email capability (a free service)

Your Staff ID card is required to use the printers.

Borrowing Basics

For detailed loans information refer to 
Melbourne Polytechnic Borrower Guidelines

WiFi @ Melbourne Polytechnic Libraries

WiFi is accessible in all Melbourne Polytechnic libraries for currently enrolled students and current staff members.

For assistance with WiFi setup:


Laptops are available at the library for Staff and Students.These can be loaned out at the front desk like most library items. 

Restrictions Apply

  • Laptops are available for Casual/Sessional staff for a period of 60 days and can be renewed.
  • Day-use laptops can be borrowed by students and staff, but must be returned before library closing time.

Laptops are available for loan at Preston, Fairfield and Epping Libraries