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User Help: BONUS+ member libraries

BONUS+ is a collection-sharing library consortium that enables the lending of books to the staff and students of 12 university libraries in Australia and New Zealand.

Consortium members

Currently, 5 university libraries from Australia contribute to the   consortium.

The Australian National University - ANU (ACT)

The Australian National University (ANU) Library is comprised of five branch libraries on the Acton campus, and an off-site Print Repository. The collection is multi-disciplinary and has a breadth of resources which support both the teaching and research activities of the University. The ANU Library’s collection has over 2 million items and provides access to an extensive collection of resources in a number of formats. Over one million items from its collection will be contributed to BONUS+ with strengths in Asia Pacific and environmental sciences plus collections in social sciences, humanities, business and commerce, arts, law, medical sciences, engineering, technology, music, life sciences and physical sciences.

Australian National University 
Australian National University Library 

Federation University Australia (Victoria)

Federation University Australia (FedUni) is the result of a collaboration between the University of Ballarat and Monash University’s Gippsland and Berwick campuses that formally began on 1 January 2014. Headquartered in Ballarat, FedUni is Victoria's only regional multi-sector university; it provides Higher Education, technical and vocational programs as well as research opportunities, and also works with a range of partner institutes across Australia and the world. FedUni operates a library service at five campus locations: Berwick, Gippsland, Mt Helen, SMB (School of Mines Ballarat), and Wimmera. It contributes over 200,000 books from its main lending collections to the BONUS+ catalogue, with strengths in the following subject areas: bioscience, criminal justice and criminology, environmental science, food science, geohydrology, geology, geomechanics, human movement and sports science, human resource management, mining engineering, nursing and midwifery, occupational health and safety, psychology, visual and performing arts.

Federation University Australia
Federation University Australia Library

Murdoch University (Western Australia)

Murdoch University Libraries are spread across two campuses, Murdoch and Mandurah. The Library contributes approximately half a million books to BONUS+. Our collection is developed along the teaching and learning needs of the existing Schools – Arts, Education, Engineering and Information Technology, Health Professions, Law, Business and Governance, Psychology and Exercise Science, Veterinary and Life Sciences.

Murdoch University
Murdoch University Library

University of Melbourne (Victoria)

The University of Melbourne Library operates in more than a dozen locations across several campuses throughout Victoria, Australia. Our general collections contain more than 3.5 million items, including undergraduate texts and extensive research holdings, as well as non-book formats, ebooks and ejournals. The Library also holds many collections of rare books, ancient maps, prints and other special published materials, and we manage several of the University's 33 Cultural Collections. The Library contributes approximately 1.3 million items to BONUS+. A large proportion of this is research material in the social sciences and arts, but a significant cross-section of our collections in all subjects are included e.g. medicine, education, engineering, architecture, agriculture and the sciences.

University of Melbourne
University of Melbourne Library
University of Melbourne Library catalogue

University of Newcastle (New South Wales)

The University of Newcastle Library provides resources and services at six campuses and a number of affiliate locations. The library's collection has over 900,000 physical items and provides access to an extensive collection of eresources including ebooks and ejournals. The library contributes over 622,000 physical items from its collections to BONUS+. Our collections cover material pertaining to many different subject areas and associated disciplines including medicine and allied health, business, law, social sciences, humanities, theology, fine arts, education (early childhood, primary and secondary), history, literature, music, engineering, architecture, and natural and applied sciences.

University of Newcastle
University of Newcastle library