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Our library’s Novel Coronavirus Response Plan

UPDATED 25 OCTOBER 2021

We are pleased to let you know that St Mark’s Library will be open from Tuesday 2 November 2021. We will take a cautious approach to reopening Library services and spaces to ensure the safety of our staff, students, and community members.

Library Opening Hours from Tuesday 2 November

  • Tuesday: 10 am to 2 pm
  • Wednesday: 10 am to 2 pm
  • Thursday: 10 am to 2 pm

Library Services

The Library will reopen its physical collections for borrowing, returning and online CSU requests. The Library’s study spaces and computer facilities remain closed.

To minimise time inside the Library and to observe the limit of people at any one time, members will only be able to:

  • browse and borrow items
  • return borrowed items

Please prepare for your visit by searching the online Library catalogue at home or alternatively bring your own device.

Keeping our Library Covid Safe

  • The Library will re-open with a twelve (12) person limit.
  • Members must check in using the Check in CBR app.
  • Masks are mandatory in the Library.
  • Members need to practice safe social distancing and good hand hygiene while using the Library facilitates.
  • Remember please stay at home if you are unwell.

Further assistance

Please contact Library staff for further assistance or information.

Visiting and Accessing the library

We do have disabled access to the library. Disabled parking to the library is available in front of the library entrance.

Free parking is available for students and members of the public visiting our grounds. Please enter P1 on 15 Blackall Street — just press the buzzer on the boom gate and state the reason for your visit. Someone will let you in.

Disabled parking to the library is available in front of the library entrance.

Borrow, Renew, Return

Borrower Type
Number of items
Loan period (weeks)
Renewals
CSU Students
(Undergraduate, Graduate Certificate or Diploma)
20
4
4
CSU Students
(Higher Degree by Research, Masters & Honours)
50
12
4
CSU Staff
(Academic, Adjunct & Professional/General)
50
12
4
Staff
(Casual Professional/General)
20
4
4
St Mark’s VET Students & Staff
10
4
2
St Mark’s Community Members
10
2
2

CSU students and staff can renew loans via the CSU Primo website.

St Mark’s VET students and community borrowers: please contact the library 02 6272 6256/7, email us, or submit an online enquiry form.

Items can’t be renewed if:

  • Loans are more than 28 days overdue
  • Unpaid fees are $100 or more
  • The item has been requested
  • Renewal limits for that item have been reached

We have an out-of-hours returns chute that is located just outside the main entrance of our library.

No. You are responsible for returning books to CSU campuses yourself either by post or in person. If you leave them at St Mark’s, we will contact you and request that you come and retrieve your items so you can post them back to the source campus library.

CSU students and staff can request copies of book chapters, table of contents or journal articles from print resources to be scanned and emailed via CSU Primo. We call this Digitisation. Copyright restrictions apply.

Eligible St Mark’s VET students and staff can request copies of book chapters or journal articles from print resources to be scanned and emailed; please email your requests to our librarians. Copyright restrictions apply.

CSU Interlibrary Loans:

CSU students and staff can request journal articles, books and other items not held by the library; see CSU interlibrary loans service. Fees may apply.

ILL & Document Delivery to other libraries:

St Mark’s Library may supply loan and copy requests of materials from our collections to requesting Australian libraries and institutions.  Send requests by email to stmarkslibrary@csu.edu.au.

The library will accept payments via Direct Debit & Credit Card.

Service TypeLoan CostCopy CostDelivery
Core$28.50
$18.50
4 working days
Rush$52.00$37.00 24 hours

Borrowing from another library

CSU staff and students may register to borrow from the following universities and colleges Participating ULANZ university libraries. Charges apply at some libraries.

Yes there is.

Eligible CSU students and staff can request books and other material from CSU libraries to be delivered to their home address. Free return postage is available within Australia. The Library provides one return postage label in each parcel.

Eligible St Mark’s RTO students and staff can request books and other material from St Mark’s Library to be delivered to their home address.  Return postage cost is covered by the borrower. Please email your requests to our librarians.

A renewal is, effectively, an extension of your loan period. You can renew the loan of your item, provided you do so before the due date.

However, if your item has been requested by another borrower, you will not be able to renew the loan of your item and you must return your item by the due date.

Overdue items cannot be renewed by borrowers. Please contact our library staff for assistance.

Using library facilities

Printing, copying and scanning is available at the Library:

  • CSU students and staff can print, copy and scan using their current CSU card.
  • Visitors to St Mark’s Library: Please see library staff to access copying facilities.

Print and copying costs

Black & White A4 Single Sided$0.10
Black & White A4 Duplex$0.18
Black & White A3 Single Sided$0.20
Black & White A3 Duplex$0.34
Colour A4 Single Sided$0.41
Colour A4 Duplex$0.70
Colour A3 Single Sided$0.73
Colour A3 Duplex$1.25

CSU students and staff:

  • Select the eduroam SSID
  • Enter your CSU login id in the format username@csu.edu.au
  • Support and configuration information can be found at wireless.csu.edu.au

Visitors to St Mark’s Library:

  • Select ‘St Mark’s Guest’ network.
  • Please see library staff for login details.

COVID-19 has meant that our library will enforce limited use of shared spaces in keeping with social distancing safety measure.

This will mean that our computers are not currently available for library users.

Please prepare for your visit by searching the Online Library Catalogue at home. Please consider creating a list of the items you require prior to your visit, noting the title and call number. Library staff can assist with the collection of items.

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