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TAFE NSW has a state-wide library network that provides resources, computers, journals and the latest information to support your study. You can also get research and study help from trained librarians.

State-wide library access

library facilities with staff and students

As a TAFE NSW student, you have access to a vast range of information resources and services through a network of more than 100 libraries.

When you enrol with TAFE NSW you receive a TAFEcard (student identity and campus services card) so you can borrow across the entire TAFE NSW library network. This also gives you access to:

  • Books, magazines, DVDs and other resource materials
  • eResources, including eBooks and eJournals
  • Lists of recommended websites and resources for TAFE NSW studies
  • Computers with selected software packages used in TAFE NSW courses
  • The internet for study and assignments
  • Reference services and interlibrary loans
  • Training sessions on information literacy and internet skills
  • Individual and group study facilities
  • Photocopying and printing services
  • Library services across Australia via the National Reciprocal Borrowing Scheme

Library staff support all TAFE NSW campuses and learning facilities, including remote services to those without a library facility. Our staff can help you locate resources and access library facilities, information services, and a range of online support services.

TAFEcat online catalogue

You can access the TAFE NSW online library catalogue (TAFEcat) via the internet and from campus libraries. It will help you:

  • Find resources across the TAFE NSW library network
  • Access your library record and loan details
  • See when your books are due to be returned
  • See when a reserved item is ready to be collected
  • Directly access eResources