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Using the Library

The library is currently open for borrowing and study, however conditions of entry apply. Visitors must

  • not have COVID-like symptoms
  • maintain COVID-safe behaviours, which includes maintaining social distance and washing hands.

For click-and-collect non-contact services, assistance with reference queries, renewals and reserves, gaining access to all ALC ebooks and the UD digital hub resources, or for any other concerns please email

Opening hours

During teaching semesters Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
During holidays and mid-semester breaks Monday to Friday 9.00am – 4.00pm

Closed on public holidays and during summer holidays as announced.

For semester dates, see the academic calendar at Calendars and timetables.

After-hours returns

An after-hours returns chute is available on the eastern side of the library courtyard.


  • See Membership for types of membership, fees and how to apply
  • Apply online to become a member of the ALC Library


For current information on membership fees (where applicable) and fines refer to the ALC Library fee schedule.

Access to resources

Library help

Library policies and guidelines