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Login/Authentication Help

CDU computer account

You need to authenticate yourself as a Charles Darwin University student or staff member to use the library computers and the following online resources:

  • library eResources
  • library web forms
  • wireless network within the library
  • list of passwords for specific eResources.

CDU students

CDU staff

  • your Staff computer account is the username and password that you use to logon to your work PC.
  • you can manage your account using the eCentre application. Follow the Activation process if you are a new CDU employee.

Menzies staff

All Menzies staff who opted in to sharing their data with CDU now have a CDU account. This CDU account provides access to all online Library resources and borrowing books. To activate this account please follow the instructions below.

  1. Connect to the CDU eCentre
  2. Expand the section titled "Don't have a CDU Computer Account?"
  3. Click the button "Start activation process"
  4. Follow the steps starting with needing a Staff computer account. When asked to identify yourself select "A Partner Member" and then the person type of "Menzies School of Health Research Staff". Enter your Menzies employee ID in the ID field (Your employee number can be found on your payslip)
  5. If you have any issues with the activation process, contact the CDU ITMS support desk on (08) 8946 6600 or log a job via
  6. If your employee ID can't be found in IdM, please contact Menzies Human Resources via e-mail at to authorise sharing your data with CDU.

OUA students

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Problems accessing Library eResources?

There could be a number of reasons why you are unable access a database

  • the database is having technical difficulties. Wait a while and try again. Most problems are temporary
  • the number of simultaneous users has already reached the maximum. Many databases have a limit on the number of simultaneous users. Wait a while and try again
  • if the problem persists contact us.


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