Reserve collection

The Reserve Collection is a collection of high use material accessible for use in the Reserve area or for short-term loan.

Reserve is located on Level 2 of Dixson Library, next to the Service Desk. Materials relevant to Law are located behind the desk in the Law Library.

Borrowing Reserve items

To borrow material from Reserve, take the item and your ID Card to the staff at the Service Desk. In the Law Library, ask the staff to retrieve items for you.

Off-campus students can order copies of book chapters held in Reserve, and make in-person use of the collection during Intensive Schools.


Clients are able to borrow two Reserve items for two hours and after 4.00 PM items can be borrowed overnight. Overnight loans are due back the next day business day at 10.00 AM.

You can book items you require for overnight loan. Bookings can be made in person with Service Desk Staff from opening on the day the item is required. Bookings are for in-person borrowing only. You can pick up booked items between 4.00 PM and 7.00 PM.

Medical Reserve

The loan period for Rural Medicine students is six (6) items for five (5) days.

Other clients may borrow Medical Reserve items. Borrowing conditions outlined for Reserve apply, including the option for overnight holds.


Reserve and Law Library Reserve material cannot be renewed, but can be returned and re-borrowed. Medical Reserve materials cannot be renewed and the same copy cannot be re-borrowed immediately.

Return of Reserve items

During opening hours, all Reserve materials should be returned to staff. After hours, Reserve items can be returned through the return chutes next to the Dixson Library and Law Library doors.

Penalties and Fees

Reserve Collection and Medical Reserve items must be returned by their due time to avoid imposition of penalties and fees.

Further information


Phone: (02) 6773 2458

Toll free (Online Students): 1800 059 735