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Library News: Library Services' FAQs

Helpful information

Q. Is the library still open?

A. The Morris Miller Library, Launceston Library, Clinical and Cradle Coast Libraries are currently open. To gain entry a temperature check must have been taken. Maximum occupancy limits are in place for each Library and these must be adhered to.

Morris Miller Library will be open Monday to Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm..

Launceston Library will be open Monday to Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Clinical Library will be open Monday to Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Cradle Coast Campus Library will be open Monday to Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Reopening on the 13 July:

  • Law Library will be open Monday to Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.
  • Carington Smith Library will be open Monday to Thursday 9:00am - 2:30pm
  • Rozelle Library will be open Monday to Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Q. Can I still use the library?

A. Yes, you can now use the libraries that have reopened. There are restrictions on entry - please see above.

The Library’s digital and online resources are always available, and additional online material is being made available via your course Reading Lists. Please contact Library.Resources@utas.edu.au  for support in accessing  resources.


Q. What happens if I can't get to a library to return my books due to self isolation?
 

A. All University of Tasmania Library loans are extended until the 31 July.  We encourage you to return loans you no longer to an open library location.

 If you have material on loan via BONUS+ or Document Delivery please see more information here.


Q. How do I get access to the books I need if I can't get access to the library collections?

A. Access is now available to the Morris Miller Library, Launceston Library, Clinical Library and Cradle Coast collections. The Law, Carington Smith library collection will be accessible from the 13 July. The collections in the closed libraries are not able to be accessed at this time. Material in the closed libraries can be requested by contacting  Library.Resources@utas.edu.au 


Q. Am I still able to request a scanned copy of a book chapter / extract or journal article held in the Library's print collection?

A. Yes – You can still place these requests via utas.edu.au/library/forms/request-a-scanned-copy-form.  Please ensure, that you select Scan and Attach to email as your delivery option. Note that access is limited to some libraries only and we may be unable to fulfill all requests.


Q. With classes now delivered online I'm not coming to campus. Can I extend the due date of my books without coming to library?

A. All University of Tasmania Library loans have been extended until the 31 July.  If you have material on loan via BONUS+ or Document Delivery please see more information here.


Q. Why can't I request a book?

A. Requesting of books has been deactivated while libraries are slowly reopening to a fuller capicity. If you are unable to attend a campus or need material from a closed library please contact Library.Resources@utas.edu.au and we will work to find another solution for you.


Q. Can I book a study room?

A. No, all study rooms are now closed.


Q. I'm waiting for a book I put a hold on. Will I be able to get it?

A. Yes, you will be contacted when this book is available for collection.


Q. Can I still use Bonus+ to get books?

A. No,  all borrowing through Bonus+ is now on hold. Please see tab on BONUS+ information


QCan I still make an appointment with a Librarian?

A. Yes, you can still meet with a Librarian via phone or online. If you are an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework student, please contact the Student Learning Librarian team. If you are an HDR candidate or Honours student, please contact the Research Services Librarian team.


Q. My required texts for Semester 2 and Winter School are only available in print format. What are my options?

A. Morris Miller, Launceston & Clinical Libraries are now open and books can be borrowed. If you require a text from one of the closed libraries please contact Library.Resources@utas.edu.au and we will help you find a solution.