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A guide to the libraries.


Welcome to Box Hill Institute & CAE Libraries

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Box Hill Campus

   Elgar Library  specialises in resources to support study areas including hairdressing, beauty, floristry, hospitality, tourism and event management, nursing, childcare, automotive, refigeration,  ICT, computer systems, engineering, electronics, library studies, transport, business and building studies.

   Study area, PC's, printing and copying

      7.30am - 10.00pm Monday to Thursday

      7.30am - 6.00pm Friday

   Staff assistance & access to bookroom

      8.30 - 4.30 Monday - Friday


   Nelson Library specialises in resources to support study areas of  fashion, art , design & ICT.

8.30 - 4.30 Monday - Friday

City Campus (CAE) Library has a broad collection mainly specialising in art & literature, fashion, writing and business studies. It has a limited study area with Wi-Fi and PC's.

    8.30 - 4.30 Monday - Friday



Lilydale Lakeside Campus Library is a small library with study space and access to the catalogue. Place a hold on items you require for delivery to this campus.

8.30 - 4.30 Monday - Thursday

8.30 - 3.30 Friday

 You can borrow and return items at any Campus Library.

Where to start?


The Library publishes LibGuides on many subject areas and they're a great place to start your research.

LibGuides contain current information on key resources relevent to your subject area and cover books, articles, databases, websites, and industry organisations.

Click here to find the LibGuide for your subject

Library classes and tours

Ask library staff about training in:

  • using the Library catalogue
  • using databases
  • using StudentWeb
  • Internet searching
  • using Microsoft Office programs
  • the research process
  • using Library equipment

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