Joondalup Library reference collection

Short-term loans from the Reference Collection

Between early March and late May 2020 the majority of the Reference Collection will be available for short-term loans of one week, adding over 5,000 additional volumes to the adult non-fiction available for loan.

You may borrow up to two items at a time, you will need to collect and return the items to Joondalup Reference Library, and there are no online renewals or reservations.

For further information and to see what is available, check the catalogue or phone 9400 4740.

What is held in the reference collection?

The Joondalup Library reference collection is located on the lower ground floor of Joondalup Library. It has a comprehensive collection of materials that covers all areas of interest including extensive resources on Western Australia.

Much of the collection is suitable for students from late-primary onward, and some resources are also suitable for younger children.

The collection includes the following items:

  • Reference books
  • Specialist journals and magazines
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries
  • ATAR/WACE resources including study guides and past exam papers and solutions
  • Local, national and international newspapers
  • Maps, atlases and street directories

Staff are available to assist with academic and personal enquiries.