Revive and Survive at the Casuarina Campus Library

Beginning Tuesday 23rd May, join us in the Library Courtyard from 6pm until 7pm more

Extended hours for revision & exam period

Beginning Monday 22nd May at the Casuarina Campus Library more

Google Scholar

CDU Library (Fulltext@CDU) Google Scholar links now available 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 - 11:00pm
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



Purchasing request form

Ordering checklist

Check Library Search to confirm the Library does not already have a copy of the item.

Short Term Loan

  • if required for Short Term Loan please note and include the unit code on the form.

Set texts

  • the CDU Bookshop on Casuarina campus manages the acquisition of set texts. Please ensure any requests for set texts are provided to the Bookshop as early as possible before semester begins
  • the Bookshop will notify the Library and the Library will purchase a maximum of two copies of the set text, dependant upon student numbers, for every campus where the subject is taught.

Television & Radio programs

  • enter as many details as possible in the comments box. E.g. title of the program, presenter, series, channel and date aired etc.



  • every year the Library allocates each School a purchasing budget. This covers the purchasing of print, audio visual and electronic resources to support the teaching, learning and research needs of the University. The budget status is regularly reported at School meetings.

Expensive items

  • if an item is found to cost $1000 or more, further advice will be sought.


Single copies

  • normally only single copies of items, per campus, are purchased.

Library Collections policy and proceures

Collection Management Policy

Collection Management Procedures


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