Help with LibrarySearch

LibrarySearch helps you find resources in the Library. It covers the majority of our collections, including books, e-books, course reserve, full-text journal articles, videos, databases and RMIT research publications.

You can also use it to save searches, place holds, view your library account and renew loans.

Log in to LibrarySearch for full access

RMIT students and staff

Log in using your student or staff ID. Once you log in, you can:

  • Place holds on items out on loan, or available from another campus
  • Access My Account to check your current loans and holds, renew your loans, and save or access saved searches
  • Add titles to your e-Shelf
  • Search proprietary databases, such as Scopus, ProQuest and Informit databases, Web of Science and others.

CAVAL and other non-RMIT borrowers

Log in using Barcode/ID from your borrower card and FAMILY NAME (in caps).

Once you log in, you can:

  • Access My Account to check your current loans and holds
  • Renew your loans
  • Save and access saved searches.

Learn how to use LibrarySearch

How to search for a known item and what to do when you find too many – or not enough – useful results.

Find Library resources not covered by LibrarySearch

Library subject guides list the best resources in your subject area, including those not available in LibrarySearch, such as industry standards.

Or try these suggestions:

Looking for…


Company information

Company information guide

Industry information

Industry information guide

Market research

Market research guide

Case law, legislation and legal commentary

Legal research methods guide

Image databases

Find images

Standards databases

Find standards

Get resources from other libraries

If you can’t find an item in LibrarySearch, you may be able to locate it in another academic library in Australia.

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