Affiliates and honorary academic title holder membership


Sign up as a member and enjoy the Library’s collections. Eligibility is verified by the Student Centre. You will be able to access Library spaces while the information desk is staffed. Please see our opening hours for more information.  


  • Borrow up to 10 items from our general collection.
  • Put a hold on up to 2 items at a time.
  • Short loan collection items are restricted to University students and staff. 

Online resources

You can access most of our online resources through public access computers located in some libraries. Due to licensing restrictions, some items are only available for current University of Sydney students and staff. There is limited access to public computers, so availability cannot be guaranteed.

How to apply

  1. Complete the application form.

  2. Email, or visit the Student Centre with:

    • your completed application form

    • photo identification, such as your driver’s licence, NSW Photo Card or passport

    • a passport-size photo (if applying by email)

Allow 2–3 business days processing time.

Cost of membership 

Membership is free. 

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