About Distance Services

As well as regular access to Library resources, registered distance students and staff are offered a number of additional services.

Service

Based within

Australia

Based

Off-shore

Conditions
Loans posted to you from the University of Sydney Library collection Y N
  • Excepting 2-hour and non-circulation collections (such as reference and rare books).
  • Standard loan conditions apply; loans may be recalled
  • Scanned pages of contents and individual chapters can be sent to off-shore students, within copyright
  • Library will absorb the cost of postage for outgoing items, however it is your responsibility to cover return postage costs
Copies of journal articles and book chapters from the University of Sydney Library collection Y Y
  • Delivered electronically where possible, subject to any copyright and licencing restrictions that may apply
Access to Document Delivery  to get copies of journal articles and chapters of items not held by University of Sydney

Y

PG/Staff/Honours only

Y

PG/Staff/Honours only

  • Articles are delivered electronically where possible
  • Document Delivery service available only to post graduate, staff and honors students.
Access to Document Delivery  to request books and other hard copy materials not held by University of Sydney Y

PG/Staff/Honours only

N

See conditions

  • Loans will be posted out where no restrictions apply from the supplying Library.
  • Scanned pages of contents and individual chapters can be sent to off-shore students, within copyright
  • Document Delivery service available only to post graduate, staff and honors students.
Email/phone assistance and virtual-consultations where possible Y Y
  • Virtual consultations made using Adobe Connect, where possible.
Appointments with your Librarian while at an on-campus Residential Y Y
  • Contact your Librarian in advance to arrange a time