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If you are unable to find a book or resource from our collections, we can help to locate it for you from another library.


Available to all Murdoch students and staff.

If a book is not available from our print collection, you may be able to request it from another library using Document Delivery (see below).

Journal articles

Available to all Murdoch students and staff.

You can request a copy of a journal article using ArticleReach if it is not available from our collections. If your request is successful, we'll supply you with a digital copy of the journal article.

How to submit a request

  1. Search the ArticleReach catalogue directly.
  2. Once you've located the item, click ‘Request it now’.
  3. Enter your Murdoch login details to complete your request.
  4. Alternatively, if full text is not available when using Library Search or Databases, click the ‘Request it now’ or ‘Findit@Murdoch’ button you may see in your results.

Delivery is within 2-7 working days. Use MyLibrary to access your article.

Unsuccessful requests

If you are an undergraduate student, use our Subject Guides for help locating similar items from our collection. If you are a postgraduate student or staff, use Document Delivery (see below).

Document Delivery

For books and print items: Available to all Murdoch students and staff.
For all other items: Available to staff, postgraduate and research students.

Use Document Delivery if you want to request a book or print item from another library or if your ArticleReach request is unsuccessful (staff, postgraduate and research students only).

How to submit a request

Submit your request online. Provide us with as much information as possible about the item you want to request.

Document Delivery request

Delivery depends on the nature of the item, its location and availability; contact us for an update on your request. Supply of theses or large requests may require payment.

For other libraries and institutions

We adhere to the Australian Interlibrary Resource Sharing Code. Find out about requesting and costs in the ILRS directory.

In Person

As a Murdoch University student or staff member, you may apply to borrow from libraries in Australia or overseas.

Other WA university libraries

You can apply for library membership at University of WA, Curtin University, Edith Cowan University and University of Notre Dame.

Take your Murdoch University ID card on your first visit to complete registration. Check individual library websites for borrowing conditions and limits.

University Libraries in Australia and New Zealand (ULANZ)

You can apply in person for membership for participating libraries in the ULANZ Borrowing Scheme. To apply, check the host library website for joining requirements. You may need photo ID and proof of your current enrolment/employment at Murdoch. You can apply for Murdoch student ID card if required as proof of enrolment.