Find out what you can borrow and how to renew, return or pay fines.
Material TypePatron CategoryLoan PeriodFine (RM)Renewal

General collection

Academic Staff

50 items for 60 days0.50 per day60 days
Postgraduates20 items for 30 days0.50 per day30 days
Non-Academic Staff10 items for 30 days0.50 per day30 days
Students10 items for 14 days0.50 per day7 days

Staff collection

Academic Staff

60 days0.50 per day60 days
Postgraduates30 days0.50 per day30 days
Non-Academic Staff30 days0.50 per day30 days
StudentsOvernight loan1.00 per hour

Short term

Academic Staff
Non-Academic Staff
3 days0.50 per dayNon-renewal

Counter reserved

Academic Staff
Non-Academic Staff
2 hours1.00 per hourNon-renewal


Non-circulatingNot available

Periodicals/ Newspapers

Non-circulatingNot available

How to borrow 

  • You must present your Swinburne ID card to borrow.
  • To borrow books, go to a self-check machine. 

How to renew

  • Log in to My Account to renew your loans, check your current loans and fines.
  • You can also renew your loans through Swinburne Sarawak Library mobile app. Download our app directly from the App Store or  Google Play by searching for “Swinburne Sarawak Library”.
  • Renew in person at library service desk, by phone during opening hours (+6082 260 936) or email to library@swinburne.edu.my
  • You can renew an item any time before it is due. The renewal will be for the standard renewal period. 
  • There is no renewal for short term items or counter-reserved loans.
  • You will not be able to renew an item if you have any overdue loans, unpaid fines, someone has placed a hold on your item or if your library membership has expired.

How to return

  • Return your items to the service desk at the library.