When you use the Academy Library, the conditions of use ensures everyone has equal access. You'll find important information to help you understand these conditions.
The library's facilities, study spaces and resources support the educational, research and administrative activities of UNSW Canberra. These conditions of use are intended to ensure equitable access for all library clients.
All registered clients and visitors to the campus have access to designated public areas within the library building and to the facilities and collections in these public areas. Access may be restricted to registered clients at particular times or dates. Booking of particular spaces may be limited to certain user groups.
Special Collections is located in the Academy Library but operates as a separate service. Access to and use of Special Collections materials must comply with the Special Collections Access and Use Policy.
Clients with UNSW zID logins have access to the library's subscribed electronic resources. Alumni registered borrowers have access to a limited number of subscribed electronic resources. Electronic resources are not available to community borrowers.
Registered clients and visitors may be asked to show relevant identification when using library facilities.
Use of another client’s account or attempting to gain access to library resources under false pretences is prohibited. Registered clients and visitors are also prohibited from helping unregistered clients gain access to resources.
UNSW Canberra's library facilities may not be used for commercial purposes.
Library computers are provided for authorised users and visitors for use of library and course-related resources. Users of library computers must comply with the following policies and procedures:
- UNSW - Ethics and Responsibilities (Acceptable Use of UNSW Information and Communication Resources Policy)
- UNSW Australia - Acceptable Use of UNSW Information and Communication Technology Resources Policy
- UNSW Australia - Acceptable Use of UNSW Information and Communication Technology Resources Procedures
- UNSW Australia - Email Policy
Serious or repeated infringements of conditions will be referred to the appropriate UNSW Canberra and/or ADFA Defence executive. Offences may be referred to UNSW Canberra Security or ACT Police who may take further action.