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Joining the Library

CIT staff and Students

CIT staff and students are members of the CIT Library when they receive a CITCard. You can get a CITCard from any CIT Student Services or online via the CITCard application form.

Reciprocal members

CIT Library has reciprocal agreements with other Australian educational institutions. Students and staff from these institutions may be able to borrow from the CIT Library. Contact the CIT Library for more information.

Community members

Members of the community may join the CIT Library for an annual fee. Contact the CIT Library for more information.


CIT staff and students must present their CITCard to borrow items.

  • CIT staff may borrow an unlimited number of items
  • CIT students can borrow a maximum of 10 items
  • You can borrow books at your CIT Library at CIT Reid, Bruce, Fyshwick, Tuggeranong and Gungahlin campuses
  • Self Service is available at CIT Library, Bruce
ItemLoan PeriodLimit
Books and journals2 weeks10
DVDs and CDs1 week10


Library borrowers are liable for the cost to replace items that are damaged or lost.


You can return your items by:

  • Placing them in the returns chute at any CIT Library during opening hours
  • For returns after hours:
    • CIT Reid Library - use the return chute around the corner to the right of the main entrance
    • CIT Bruce Library - use the chute to the right of the shutters when the building is open


You can request a library item in Find it at CIT:

  • Selecting 'Get it' and then 'request item'
  • Enter your CITCard barcode number e.g. X6800123456

CIT Library staff will contact you when the requested item is available.

Interlibrary loans

CIT staff and students may request items held by other Australian libraries for a fee by: