Services for the Public

The Law Library, as part of the University of Melbourne Library, welcomes visitors to use its facilities. Visitors may use books and some databases via the public access computers in the library.

By becoming members of the Library, visitors become eligible to borrow 28 day loan items from the collection. The Library offers full price, concession, and complimentary memberships (eligibility criteria apply). You may borrow 10 items at a time.

Access to computers and the Library Catalogue

Non-Melbourne University users can access the University catalogue by using the public access computers, which are available on level 3. The catalogue contains records of all items held within the University of Melbourne Library system. The location of the items held should be noted when searching the catalogue. Items in the Law Library have the prefix UniM Law.

For use off campus the catalogue is freely available at:

Access to computers and the Law School Network

Public access to a range of legal research databases is available via the public access computers around the Law Library. Due to the licence agreements entered into with publishers, some databases are not available to outside users.

Printing, Photocopying & Scanning as Guest

On the Web Print portal, select ‘Register as a Guest User’ and complete the guest registration process. You can upload jobs as normal using the Print Portal. To use an MFD, simply login at the touch screen panel with your guest credentials. You can then release print jobs or use the scan/copy functions as normal.

Guests can only print in A4, as library computers are only accessible to students.

More info on printing