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Libraries of the University of Divinity

All members of the University are eligible to borrow from all of its associated libraries. Visit the University of Divinity Library Hub here or for a list of these libraries download this information leaflet.


Local public and state libraries

  • All students are strongly encouraged to be members of their local public library. 
  • Membership is free and gives you access to a range of resources and services. 
  • Every Australian Local Government Area provides a Local Public Library Service. 
  • Please check with the EBC Librarians regarding how to access your Local Public Library, which is dependent upon your residential address.
  • Australian State Libraries provide free membership which gives you access to many online resources, which are only accessible to residents with a residential address in that state. 
  • You can borrow resources from the State Libraries through your local public library. Check with your local public library for fees and charges.

State Library of NSW - http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/
State Library of Victoria - https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/
State Library of Queensland - http://www.slq.qld.gov.au/
State Library of South Australia - http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au
State Library of Tasmania - https://www.linc.tas.gov.au
State Library of Western Australia - https://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/
Australian Capital Territory Library - https://www.library.act.gov.au/
Northern Territory Library - https://dtc.nt.gov.au/arts-and-museums/northern-territory-library

National Library of Australia

  • All Australian residents, with an Australian address can apply for a free National Library of Australia card
  • You can search the National Library of Australia catalogue and access their free online resources. Details are available at https://www.nla.gov.au/getalibrarycard/
  • The National Library of Australia provides free access to the catalogues of libraries throughout Australia through a service called “Trove”: Find and get over 270,645,090 Australian and online resources, including: books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more http://trove.nla.gov.au/
  • The National Library of Australia has a wide range of databases and Eresources which you can find at http://www.nla.gov.au/app/eresources/ and includes a helpful tutorial.
  • Eva Burrows College Library staff, can provide you with assistance in accessing the online resources through the National Library of Australia and searching Trove.