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If you have a disability or medical condition, the Library may provide you with specialised services and facilities.

Our support services

The Library can provide:

  • help to retrieve items from our shelves
  • one-on-one consultations with a Librarian
  • assistance with copying and printing (standard copying and printing fees apply).

To access these support services, speak to Library staff at the Help Desk or send us an enquiry.

Register for additional services

Contact the Access and Inclusion Office to register your eligibility for an EQAL plan:

Once you have registered, you can:

  • get extended loans from the High Demand collection (subject to availability)
  • request conversion of books or book chapters to alternative formats.

To access these support services, send us your EQAL plan along with the details of your request using the form below:

Request accessibility services

Visiting the Library

See Campus Maps and Parking to locate disability access and parking options. Trained guide dogs and other identified companion animals are welcome in the Library in accordance with Murdoch By-Laws Part II Section 14 No.1.

Lifts in North and South Wings to access all Library levels. Accessible toilets are located in South Wing Level 3 and Learning Common North Wing Level 2.

Study spaces

Access and Inclusion Resource Rooms

There are two Access and Inclusion Resource Rooms with assistive technologies and ergonomic equipment located at the Geoffrey Bolton Library. These rooms are wheelchair accessible and include a range of equipment and software available to registered students who require such technologies.

Access to these rooms is available via swipe access to approved students. Contact the Access and Inclusion Office for more information.

Level 3, South Wing
354.3.009
See location on Murdoch Maps
Includes four computers with adjustable sit/stand desks and a sofa with table.
Level 2, South Wing
(accessible 24 hours, silent study room)
350.2.005C
See location on Murdoch Maps
Includes four computers with adjustable sit/stand desks and a sofa with table.

Access and Inclusion Study Rooms

There are three bookable individual study rooms available exclusively for registered Access & Inclusion users. These rooms are ideal for silent, individual study in an environment with minimal distractions. Each room is equipped with a desk, a chair and a power point. Please note that these rooms are not wheelchair accessible.  

To reserve an individual Access and Inclusion Study Room, see Library Bookings

We also have an individual study room that has been set up as a sensory space. It is ideal for silent, individual study in an environment with minimal distractions and with sensory items such as a beanbag and a selection of fidgets, as well as a desk, chair and power point. 

To reserve this sensory room, see Library Bookings.

Other Study Spaces

Along with the Access and Inclusion Rooms, the Geoffrey Bolton Library has general individual study rooms that are equipped with a desk, a chair and a power point. To book an individual study room, see Library Bookings. Please note that these rooms may not be wheelchair accessible.  

Additionally, you can use silent study zones which are best for individual, silent study. They can be found in the Geoffrey Bolton Library at the following locations:

  • Level 1, South Wing
  • Level 2, South Wing
  • Level 2, Computer Lab 2.006
  • Level 2, Computer Lab 2.010
  • Level 2, South Wing, Room 2.005D
  • Level 4, South Wing

Computer labs and learning common areas are also available for use.

Contact us

If you require further assistance, please call the Library so we can arrange access or assistance. Calls via the National Relay Service are welcome.

  • Geoffrey Bolton Library: +61 8 9360 2563
  • Mandurah Campus Library: +61 8 9582 5521

We appreciate your suggestions or comments on our accessibility services: Give us your feedback