UTS students and staff

Membership is automatically applied to all current UTS students and staff.

Other membership types

Alumni and retired UTS staff

  • Length: 3 years
  • Cost: no cost
  • Collection access overview: electronic access to selected databases/electronic resources
  • Campus access: UTS Reading Room (see below) and open study spaces of UTS Central, levels 4 to 7
  • Eligibility: must have completed or graduated from UTS or worked at UTS 

In response to government requirements and evolving Covid-19 conditions, the UTS Reading Room is open to current students, researchers, and staff only. For full details, see Covid-19 Updates and Support.

From 1 Dec 2021, existing alumni memberships will be updated to electronic resource access only. Full details on access changes here.

ULANZ student and staff

  • Length: Up to 1 year (expires annually 28 February)
  • Cost: $50 student, $5 staff
  • Collection access overview: physical collections only, refer to Borrowing and the Access and Borrowing Guidelines
  • Campus access: UTS Blake Library, UTS Reading Room and study spaces of UTS Central, levels 4 to 7
  • Eligibility: proof of current employment or enrolment is required

Application process

Access details

Follow the details below when accessing Library resources. For help with signing in visit Sign On Help.

UTS alumni

UTS alumni credentials: use your full UTS alumni email address, which includes your first name and last name e.g. to access the selected databases/electronic resources below. Access to the Library catalogue and My Library is unavailable.

UTS alumni may be required to reset their password to access UTS applications including the Library collection (if you have not already done so). For details on logging in or retrieving your alumni name email address, visit alumni reset password or contact the UTS Alumni team for assistance. 

If you have set up multi-factor authentication you will only need to sign-in every 30 days to access Library resources and other UTS systems.

UTS retired staff off campus access

UTS retired staff credentials: refer to login details sent via email when you first registered

New members will receive their database login within 2 working days of their membership being processed.
UTS Short Course students will receive an email with their login details once their account has been created.

Database access

For more information about the publications you can access in the Alumni Edition databases see:

Bibliographic software

RefWorks: To access RefWorks you will first need to create a RefWorks Account with your UTS email address. You can change your email address at any time through your RefWorks account setting page.

Open Access Resources

Research available without a pay wall:

  • DOAJ – Directory of Open Access Journals – Over 10,000 quality peer-reviewed OA journals from all disciplines
  • JURN – Search free academic articles, chapters, and theses
  • CORE – Search for openly accessible content from repositories and journals