Melbourne library moving! Disruption to service.

February 1, 2013 – 1:25 pm


Many of you will  be aware that during the semester break the Melbourne Campus Library was completely refurbished. We are happy to report that the new Library is almost finished!

We are very excited and are ready to move in for the start of semester.

While the Library staff are committed to minimising service disruptions, inevitably some disruption is likely to happen. We ask for your patience and understanding as we move to the new Library and we hope that you will be very pleased with the outcome.


The disruptions to services are outlined below:

1) Library staff and services

a. will move from level 2 and be unavailable from Friday 8th Feb until Thursday 14th February.

b. Holds and pickups, High Demand, laptops, DVDs will be unavailable from 8th February.

2) The Library Print Collection will be moved from the Cabin and be unavailable from Friday 8th Feb until Thursday 14th Feb.

You can:

  • Sign up for a CAVAL card on level 2 and borrow from other Victorian universities
  • Request items online from other ACU campuses using inter-campus loans
  • All online resources will continue to be accessible


3) PCs, printers and photocopiers will be moved from level 2 and be unavailable from Monday 4th February until Thursday 14th Feb.

You can:

  • Borrow a laptop on level 2 until 8th Feb
  • Photocopy in the Cabin until 8th Feb
  • Use a PC and/or printer on level 4.  A printer is also available outside the labs.


Computer Lab Timetable for the period 4th to 14th February:

Week beginning Feb 4th

Room 4.44

Monday: 12pm-5pm

Tuesday: 9am-5pm

Wednesday: 9am-10am; 12pm-1.30pm; 3.30pm-5pm

Thursday: 9am-5pm

Friday: 9am-5pm

Week beginning Feb 11th

Room 4.45

Monday:  9am-10am; 12pm-5pm

Tuesday: 9am-5pm

Wednesday: 9am-1pm; 2.30pm-5pm

Thursday: 9am-1pm

We expect all library services to resume on Thursday 14th February in the new space on the Ground Floor and we look forward to welcoming you to YOUR new library.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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