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About the University Library
Staff and students visiting from participating institutions can connect via UWA's wireless network to the internet using their credentials from their home institution, without needing to obtain a UWA account.
Even if you're not a current UWA student or staff member, you are still welcome to visit any of our Libraries and use a variety of our information and research resources.
Access to our print collections and online resources (licence permitting) is available to walk-in users.
If you wish to borrow items, or you plan to use the Library on a regular basis, you may want to apply for Library membership in one of the following categories:
- Staff and students from other Universitites
- Members of the public
- Official visitors to UWA
- UWA graduates
- Former UWA staff and retirees
- Friends of the Library members
Visiting staff and students may apply for Visitor membership, which allows borrowing and remote access to online resources.
Subscribing members of Convocation who apply for Alumni Affiliate membership within the same calendar year as their graduation from UWA are entitled to 12 months membership for free.
Alumni Affiliate members receive a UWA Campus Card that serves as their Library card. Membership includes borrowing rights and remote access to a selection of online databases.
Former UWA staff (with at least 15 years work experience at UWA) and UWA retirees can apply for free Affiliate library membership.
Friends of the UWA Library support UWA Library by acquiring items for its collections and generating interest in UWA Library services and collections. Friends of the Library members can apply for Affiliate library membership.
Membership fees for Affiliate and Community members (including GST) are as follows:
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Eligible concession card holders (Commonwealth Health Care Card, Seniors Health Card, Pensioner Concession Card and WA State Seniors Card) are entitled to a 50 per cent discount on membership rates. Health Care Card holders are eligible for this discount on six and 12 months membership only.
To apply, please complete a Library Membership Application Form and post or email it to:
Reid Library, M209
35 Stirling Highway
Crawley WA 6009
Please also supply a copy of some form of photo identification, such as a drivers licence. If claiming a concession card discount, please supply a copy of your card when applying.