Becoming an external borrower

Members of the public and institutional and corporate groups can register as external borrowers. Membership options, and associated fees, are outlined below:

Individual membership options

Members of the public can register or renew an individual membership by visiting the Information Desk in any Library branch. Identification or supporting documents will be required. 

Category Fees Period
Individual membership $77 6 months
$132 12 months
Alumni members / ANU Convocation $50 12 months
Former ANU staff employed elsewhere $50 12 months
Friends of the ANU School of Music $50 12 months
University Libraries of Australia of Australia and New Zealand (ULANZ)  $50  Valid from 1 March – 28 February
ACTUAL scheme $50 for undergraduate students  
Free for staff & postgraduate students
Permanently retired ANU staff Exempt from payment  
Visual Arts Access & Open School of Music students Exempt from payment  

Institutional or corporate membership

To register or renew a corporate or institutional membership please contact the University Librarian.

Category Fees Period
Institutional or corporate membership
(3 staff members)
$330 (incl. GST) 12 months
Institutional or corporate membership
(5 staff members)
$550 (incl. GST) 12 months

ACT schools and incorporated musical groups

ACT schools and incorporated musical groups can register for an institutional or corporate membership. This membership option includes up to ten orchestral or choral sets per year. 

Category Fees Period
Institutional or corporate membership
(3 staff members)
$330 (incl. GST) 12 months

Alternatively, these groups can borrow orchestral and choral sets for a per-set fee as per the below table:

Category Fees Loan limit
Orchestral set $44 per set A maximum of 6 sets can be borrowed at a time
Choral sets $44 per set Up to 50 scores
  $88 per set 50+ scores

Two weeks notice is required to prepare loans, and sets are to be collected from and returned to the Art & Music Library.  To arrange loans email the Art & Music Library or phone (02) 6125 5799.

Visual Arts Access & Open School of Music students

Visual Arts Access and Open School of Music programs are run with the support of the ACT Government and all students enrolled in these courses receive free Library membership as part of their enrolment. Membership can be arranged by visiting the information desk in the Art & Music Library and presenting proof of enrolment.

Visual Arts Access & Open School of Music students can borrow up to 15 items from the ANU Library’s general collection for a period of 4 weeks (this does not include serials; electronic resource, or reserve items (2 hour and 2 day loans)).