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Hamilton Campus: Home
Monday - Friday: 8.30am - 5pm Closed weekends and public holidays
South West Institute of TAFE
Hamilton Campus Library
200 Ballarat Road
Hamilton VIC 3300
The Hamilton Campus library provide access to library resources such as books, magazines, newspapers and DVDs.
Computers and printing ($) is also available.
How can I borrow?
Books from the Hamilton library . Please bring your current year SWTAFE Student ID Card to borrow. You are entitled to borrow up to 30 items in total.
Below are the item loan periods:
overnight & weekend only
Renew your loans
Your PIN is your date of birth:
ie: day, month and year (DDMMYYYY)
If you have any issues logging in or if any of your items fail to renew, please contact the library at 03 5564 8956 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Search for resources
Search the Hamilton library Catalogue:
Note: To search the entire library catalogue, including all campus collections, please use search box in the section below "Borrow from other campuses."
Browse the shelves at these Dewey numbers:
Early Childhood Education and Care
305.26, 362, 610.73, 618.97
Parks and Gardens
338.17, 636.3, 677.31
Borrow from other campuses
As a South West TAFE Student, you are entitled to borrow from all of the South West TAFE campus libraries--Warrnambool, Portland, Hamilton, and Sherwood Park. To see what resources are available across all campuses, you will need to search the online library catalogue.
Search the library catalogue
Login to the below resources using your TAFE network login credentials.
Kanopy provides access to health-related videos such as the Anatomy Series includes titles such as The Circulatory System, The Digestive System, The Nervous System, The Respiratory System, The Skeletal System, The Muscular System, The Reproductive System, The Urinary System, The Integumentary System, The Endocrine System.
Tip: for best results, please use the browser Google Chrome.
Comprehensive web-based access to MIMS medicines information—full/abbreviated product information, drug/drug interaction module, pill identification, etc. Updated 1st day of each month.
Computers & Printing
Computer workstations are available in the library for use by currently enrolled South West TAFE students and staff.
NOTE: You must have your current South West TAFE Username and Password in order to log on to the computers. You should have been given these details upon enrolment. If not, please see Customer Service.
Workstations provide access to the Internet, printing and a range of computer programs including:
Currently enrolled students and staff can connect their own devices to the SWTAFE Wireless Internet network.
Please Customer Service staff for instructions on how to connect.
Laptops are available for overnight or weekend loan. No bookings allowed.
NOTE: you must have your current South West TAFE Student ID Card to borrow laptops.
If at any time you forget your password, or become locked out of your account, Customer Service staff can reset it for you. You will need to have your current SWTAFE Student ID card to verify enrolment/identity.
For privacy purposes, the library computers are set to wipe clean upon restart. For this reason it is
A safer alternative way of saving is:
Save a copy to a USB Flash drive.
Save a 2nd or "backup" copy to your M: drive. The M: drive on the computer is your personalised drive that can be accessed on any computer within the SWTAFE computer network. Ask your teacher or Customer Service staff if you need help locating your M: drive.