Our on-campus libraries acquire a range of resources in support of the teaching and research programmes of ECU. Location of print collections reflects courses taught at the respective campuses.
We have expanded our collection of online resources, with an increase in the number of online journals, databases and e-book collections.
We are further developing research collections, in particular online databases and research journals. In addition, higher degree students and staff also have access to the document delivery service for materials not held at an ECU campus library.
New library resources added to the collections over the previous week can be viewed in the library catalogue at new items. You can also set up preferred searches in the catalogue and an email alert for new items under your personal login.
The collection strengths of this campus library include psychology, community services, natural and biomedical sciences, computing, engineering, security sciences, business, education, aviation, exercise and health sciences.
Educational tests are held in the High Use Collection area on level 2.
The collection strengths of the campus Library include communications, media studies and interactive multimedia, computing, information science, education, social sciences, music and the visual and performing arts.
A special collection of material donated by May O'Brien, which covers significant developments in aboriginal education in Western Australia and other aspects of indigenous issues. It includes reports, journals, conference papers, curriculum materials and books.
To access this collection you will need to ask for assistance from the Enquiries desk staff at the Mount Lawley campus Library and present your University ID card. Materials in this collection are not for loan.
A separate collection of sound recordings, music scores, music books and journals is located at the Mount Lawley campus Library.
The collection includes mainly classical music, jazz and musical theatre. Music scores are arranged according to the British Catalogue of Music (BCM) numbering system. Music sound recordings are arranged numerically by an X sequence of numbers (for LP records) or a Y sequence (for CDs and cassettes). Listening facilities are provided adjacent to the music collection.
The purpose of this collection is to preserve and make available for scholars and researchers of the future, material in the following categories:
The collection also includes donations from several individuals associated with education in Western Australia: P. Barrett, Clive Hamer, Keith McLean, Thomas Sten, and Neil Traylen.
Donated to ECU by Dharmasoka Laksiri Jayasuriya, consists of materials on immigration and multiculturalism. A second donation of material was received from the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Items are housed on Level 4 at the Mount Lawley campus Library. Items are not for loan.
The collection strengths of the South West campus Library include rural and community services, social work, business, computing, education and writing.