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Library Induction for Researchers: Off Campus Services

This LibGuide has been designed specifically for higher degree research students, academics, and researchers to facilitate access to key library and research services.

Off campus library services

Off campus library services are available to Flinders University students who fulfil at least one of the following criteria:

  • Students studying fully online or fully externally, or students on placement. 
  • Students who live outside of the Adelaide metropolitan area. 
  • Students who are not based at the Bedford Park campus.

The library can provide you with loans of books delivered via StarTrack couriers. We can also supply copies of journal articles, book chapters and many other resources (within copyright) to your Flinders email address as pdf attachments, You will need to register before you can use the service - to do so please click here.


Off campus Flinders University students can place a request on:

  • Items on the shelf from any Flinders library branch
  • Items on loan to another user
  • Items at another Flinders branch Library which can be sent to you or collected at your preferred branch.

How to place a request:

Once you are registered....

  • Login to Findit@Flinders, search the catalogue and select the book you would like to be sent to you.
  • Select the request button and select "Off Campus Library Service"


  • Items not available in our collection – Staff and Postgraduate students can request items not held in our collection via the Document Delivery Service. Undergraduate students are not eligible for Document Delivery but are able to borrow in person from selected libraries under our Reciprocal Borrowing Scheme.


Flinders University Library is your gateway to accessing all the resources you need for your assignments.

We are always here to help.  Here's how to contact us:

  • There are Library Information help desks located at each Flinders Library branch.
  • phone 1300 354 633 select 3 for Library and FLO Help
  • email
  • Keep up to date and ask us questions through and
  • Library FAQs
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