COVID-19 Announcements: 8 April 2020

7 April 2020

All libraries are closed through Easter

All libraries will be closed from Good Friday to Easter Monday inclusive (Friday 10 – Monday 13 April, 2020). The Online Librarian will not operate over the Easter long weekend.

Off-campus access to online resources will be available as usual. Many Library services and resources are available online can be accessed remotely anytime:

* MyLibrary for seeing what you have on loan and renewing items.
* Off Campus access to resources.
* Library Online Tutorials: How to search, using Turnitin and more.
* ResearchDirect
* Subject Guides.
* Study Smart Online.
* Study Smart online tools & resources.
* Study Break: Popular Print Books, eBooks, Audiobooks.

All Libraries will reopen from Tuesday 12 April 2020 between 10:00am – 2:00pm, weekdays for physical access by Western Sydney University and The College staff and students only. Your current Western ID card is required for swipe/tap access.


6 April 2020

Extended due dates for borrowed items

We’re extending the due dates for your borrowed items.

Your Library is taking steps to make things easier for you during these extraordinary times. 

Over the next day or so, if you are a current borrower of library items, you’ll notice the date due will be extended until the end of Autumn session. Check My Library  for the new due date of your library items.

For contract or casual staff members, your due date will reflect your period of employment, which may be before the end of session.

If you have any queries, please contact our Online Librarian.