Google Scholar Outage

CDU Library (Fulltext@CDU) Google Scholar resources are unavailable from 5th April more


CDU libraries will be on reduced hours on ANZAC Day more

Change is here

The Library computer system has changed more

Past exam papers

for Summer Semester 2015 available online

All announcements


Opening hours
Alice Springs Calendar
Mon - Thurs 8:00am - 7:00pm
Fri 8:00am - 4:00pm
Sat 10:00am - 1:00pm
Sun & Public Hols CLOSED
Casuarina Calendar
Mon - Thurs 8:30am - 9:30pm
Fri 8:30am - 5:30pm
Sat, Sun & Public Hols 12:00pm - 5:30pm
Palmerston Calendar
Mon - Fri 9:00am - 4:00pm
Sat, Sun & Public Hols CLOSED
Workshop Calendar


Mission, Vision and Values


The Office of Library Services (OLS) will support the Charles Darwin University’s mission by providing high quality library and information services to support staff and prepare students to be creative and effective thinkers in a complex changing world.


The library and information services provided by the Office of Library Services (OLS) will be integral to the teaching, learning and research activities of the university, and highly valued by the university community.

To support the high value Charles Darwin University places on freedom of inquiry, Office of Library Services will continue to play a major role in development of information literacy, which is seen as a means of personal and national advancement in today's information dependent society.
  Information literacy vision statement

The staff of the Office of Library Services will have a strong client focus, emphasising fairness and respect in our dealings with clients. They will be committed to the integral nature of library and information services, highly trained to provide these services, and contribute to local, national and international developments.

The operations of the Office of Library Services will be driven by the principles of quality: documentation, measurement, benchmarking, continuous improvement and innovation.


The Office of Library Services is committed to the principles of affirmative action, equal opportunity and access in the provision of information services.

The Library is guided by the ATSILIRN protocols.

Organisational structure

 Organisational chart last updated 14/08/2014


  • Anthony Hornby
  • Director Office of Library Services
  • Updated 14 August 2014


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