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Library: Services & Facilities: Services

ID Card



All students and staff must have their ID cards to use library services.



Network: wifi@mp

Username: s1234567
(s + your student number)

Password: YYYYMMDD
(default is your birthday backwards)

Connect wirelessly to the internet anywhere on campus, with any device, for free!

Note: You must be a currently enrolled student or current staff member to access the wifi.

Staff can login with their Melbourne Polytechnic username and password.

Click here for help with setting up WiFi.


PCs/ Macs/ Laptops

Each campus library has PCs and some have Macs with full internet access and a range of software available for use.

A limited number of laptops are available to borrow from some campus libraries for on-campus, short-term loans.


Click here for the locations and hours of Extended Hours Computer Labs

Printing/ Copying/ Scanning

Printing/ Copying

Black and white:

A4 – 8 cents per page

 A3 – 15 cents per page


A4 – 15 cents per page

A3 – 30 cents per page


$2.50 for documents up to 100 pages.

$3.50 for documents over 100 pages.

Price includes a clear front cover and cardboard back cover.

Available at Preston, Prahran, Epping, and Fairfield.


A4 - $2 per page

A3 - $3 per page

Available at Preston, Prahran, Epping, and Fairfield.


Scan documents on the photocopier and
send them directly to your email.


Book A Librarian

Some of the support we can offer includes :

  • Library skills – how to use the catalogue,
    reserve a book or find a journal article
  • Accessing your student portal and Moodle
  • Accessing student email
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic Microsoft Office assistance
    including Word and Excel

Click here for a guide to tech essentials for students.

Our Book A Librarian service is available in person or via Zoom. 

To make a booking:

Learning Skills Sessions

Some of the support we can offer includes: 

  • understanding assignments
  • essays and reports
  • numeracy skills
  • presentations  
  • writing skills
    and more

Learning Skills Sessions are available in person or via Zoom.

To request a Learning Skills session:

Make sure to let us know your preferred dates & times!

Contact Us


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Information Skills

Referencing & Research

Library staff can assist with the location and citing of appropriate library resources, including use of the library catalogue, and digital and print collections.

Click here for an academic skills guide.

Liaison Librarians

(Subject Librarians)

Liaison Librarians communicate on library-related matters to staff within Melbourne Polytechnic's teaching departments and deliver information skills training sessions to classes. Liaison Librarians will adapt training sessions to suit your classroom needs. 

Click here to meet your Liaison Librarians.