Information for Staff

From semester 1 2018 the Library has been implementing a new electronic course readings system that will improve provision, access and discovery of course readings for everyone.

Copies of material can be made available for students subject to copyright regulations and relevant licence agreements. More on Copyright

The electronic Course Readings system enables you to add, organise and manage your readings so that they are available for students, as well as making it easier for you to comply with copyright requirements.

Send details of the item to

Please include the following details:

  • Your name and contact details
  • Course name and code
  • Teaching period
  • Which campus(es) the course will be offered
  • Estimated number of students

Where possible, please let us know if the Library does not currently have the item so we can place a priority order for it.

We can order new books of essential course readings for the Course Readings collection. If you would like to request an item, please email

Please include as much of the following information as possible when requesting new material:

  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Year of publication
  • ISBN
  • Your name and contact details (as course coordinator)
  • Course name and code
  • Which campus(es) the course will be offered
  • Estimated number of students

Please note: orders may take several weeks depending on place of publication and publisher supplies.

Personal copies of books not held by the Library can be included in the Course Readings collection upon request. The item is labelled and available on the Course Readings shelves. However, the library cannot take responsibility for any loss or damage to the item.

For further information about Course Readings, please contact: