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Library opening hours for Term Two

These are the library opening hours whilst the current COVID-19 restrictions are in place.

Broadmeadows Library
Monday - Thursday:    8:30am - 5:00pm

Friday:    8:30am - 4:00pm

Access to computers at the Broadmeadows Campus is also available in Building J, Room 207 from: 8:30am - 5:00pm  

Docklands Library

Essendon Library (Unstaffed - computer access only)
Monday - Thursday:    8:00am - 8:30pm
Friday:    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Richmond Library (The book collection is closed - computer access only)
Monday - Friday:    8:30am - 5:00pm

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Enter an author, title or keyword above and click on Search to find what you are looking for in the library collection.
To renew or reserve items please contact the library by phone or email, or drop in to your nearest branch in person.
Access these services online via the BookMyne app available from the iTunes Store or Google Play.
Contact the library for login details.

The classic catalogue is available HERE.

To access our extensive ebook collection, click on the link below. Off-campus you will be asked to login with your Student ID and Password. 

Ebook Central

Software for accessing eBooks   

  • Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) is designed specifically for reading ebooks. In order to download and read Ebook Central ebooks offline, you must first have ADE installed. You can download this software from the ADE website.
  • You will need to set up an Adobe ID when installing the software.
  • Patrons using hand-held devices can download and read Ebook Central content via the free Adobe Digital Editions app.
  • Available from the iTunes store for Apple devices, or from Google Play for Android devices.
  • If you are having difficulties downloading an ebook to a mobile device, we recommend you try using the Google Chrome browser.
  • In addition to these options, all portable devices with broser support can access Ebook Central and Read Online via the web.

Please use this link to access the database:   

EBSCOHost Journal & Newspaper articles

Off-campus, you will need your Student ID and Password.

Online resources

Microsoft Office 365 for current students

Microsoft Office 365 is available free to current Kangan Institute students. It includes Word, PowerPoint and Excel. 

To sign up you must use your Kangan Institute student email account. (

Go to the Office 365 for Education page and enter your student email address, then click on Get started.

Scroll down the Microsoft Office 365 for Education page to view Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.