Joondalup library reference collection

Short-term loans from the Reference Collection

A trial of short-term loans from the Reference Collection is now underway. The majority of the collection is available for 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.

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.