Off campus support

All Murdoch University students can use the online Library resources via our Library Search.

You may be eligible for additional services if you are:

  • an external student living outside the Perth metropolitan area (determined by postcode)
  • a student enrolled in units at Murdoch University in Singapore, Dubai or Myanmar
  • an Open Universities Australia (OUA) student enrolled in units at Murdoch University.

A small number of online resources are unavailable outside Australia. You will see the following message if a resource is unavailable:

"Unavailable Sorry, this resource is not available to you. Please contact a
library staff member for alternative resources".

Borrowing and requesting books

Undergraduate students

Although we cannot post books to you, if you are able to visit our libraries you can borrow books and use our study spaces. You can also request books outside of our collections via BONUS+, for collection at one of our libraries.

Request a Murdoch student card to start borrowing.

Honours, Masters and Doctoral students

If you are an external Honours, Masters or Doctoral student living in regional WA (6215-6799) or interstate, we can post books and items to you.

You can request books from our collection or BONUS+ items via Library Search. When making your request, select 'Post: Eligible external only' as your pickup location. You can also request items via Document Delivery.

You are responsible for return postage costs of all items that are posted to you.

Singapore, Dubai and other students living overseas

Unfortunately, we are unable to post books overseas.

Requesting journal articles and book chapters

You can request scanned copies of journal articles or book chapters from items in our collection to be sent to you via email. Copyright restrictions apply.

Before making a request, check:

  • My Unit Readings: the item may be available on your reading lists.
  • Library Search: the item may be available online.
  • ArticleReach: if you cannot locate it using Library Search, you may be able to request it from another library.
Submit a Document Request

Using other libraries

If you live in Australia or New Zealand, you may be able to join other university libraries through ULANZ.

If you are in Singapore or Dubai, you may be able to apply to use local libraries in person.


For more help or information about our services, contact the Library.

If you are an offshore student, you can also contact:

Murdoch University DubaiSmitha Manoj
Phone: +971 4 435 5700
Fax: +971 4 435 5704
SingaporeAnne Palmer (Learning support enquiries)
Phone +65 6733 7136

Our librarians are specialists in their subject areas, and can assist you with your research.

Renew items you have on loan and keep track of what you have borrowed using My Library.

How can we help you today?
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+61 8 9360 2563
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