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Membership

Westmead Hospital staff and University of Sydney staff and students based at Westmead can fill in a Library registration form in order to borrow books from the library. 
There is no membership fee for Westmead Hospital staff and eligible University of Sydney staff and students.
External health professionals and students may also apply for membership:

 

Membership Fees (includes GST)

Westmead Hospital staff

No fee

Eligible University of Sydney staff and students*

No fee

External Professional and post graduates

$220.00 p.a.

AMC/ADEC candidates

$110.00 or $66.00 (6 months)

Non-Government organisations

$550.00 p.a.

External Undergraduate Students*

$55.00 + $100 deposit

*Undergraduate membership available for the academic year only.


Borrowing

The Library catalogue includes holdings from all WSLHD libraries, as well as:
  • Blue Mountains Hospital
  • Nepean Hospital
  • Forensic and Analytical Science Service

Westmead Hospital library members are able to borrow from any of the above Libraries. Ask Library staff for assistance in reserving a book located at another Library.
You can borrow a maximum of 10 books in total across the library network. Loans are usually for 3 weeks, with the exception of closed reserve items (2 hours).
Borrow books using the self-check machine or at the library help desk.

Renewing books

Items can be renewed twice provided there is no reservation on the item and it is not already overdue. 
Contact the library to renew items or renew online by logging into the Library catalogue. Your “Borrower ID” is your library barcode.

Fines

$1 per day per item. You will not be able to borrow if your fines exceed $25.

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