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The student library on Level 4 currently holds a range of textbooks, fiction and non-fiction, local magazines and newspapers, periodicals, interactive English-learning CDs (including popular titles) and DVDs to support teachers and students to produce excellent results in their subject area. The Library is committed to continually update the collection with up to date titles to provide information to empower our students to excel. With loads of natural light the library is an ideal place for study at computers, or at small or large communal tables, a quiet chat with friends, or to relax on comfortable couches.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm


Librarian in attendance

The Librarian is committed to assist you to find the information that you need to produce excellent results. RGIT’s librarian, Linda Gay, works consistently to enhance resources with relevant course-specific books, journals, magazines and newspapers for students to borrow.



There are six computers available for students use in the Library on Level 3.


Wi-Fi access is available for current students in the library. Ask at the desk for the password.

Printing and photocopying

To print and photocopy students need to have print credit added to their student card.

Cost for 1 page printing is $0.05

Cost for double sided printing $0.10

How to add print credit to your Student Card

Go to Reception on Level 3 and ask to add credit to your student card to be able to print or photocopy.

We accept cash or EFTPOS/Credit Card

Cash ($1 – $5)

EFTPOS/CC minimum recharge of $10

Maximum recharge limit of $20

Magazines and Newspapers

We have subscriptions to the following periodicals for you to read and borrow.


Time                    EVOLVE

Time                                      Evolve – RGIT’s Student Magazine







Gourmet Traveller

Gourmet Traveller


Information Technology




Newspapers daily in the library


The Australian



The library holds a collection that covers a wide range of interests and topics with a main focus on the subject areas covered by the courses offered by RGIT. Here are a few relevant titles.


Business 1Business 2Business 3Business 4




Hospitality 1Hospitality 2Hospitality 3Hospitality 4

Information Technology

IT 1IT 2IT 3IT 4

To borrow, please come into the library on Level 3.

Select your items and take them to the circulation desk.

Please show your student card to borrow.


5 items

2 week loan period


2 renewals (six weeks)

To renew you can:

Come into the library

Call us on 03 6217 9000



Please ensure that you return your items before completing your course.

Library Fines

Overdue books/magazines:

There is a $1 per day overdue fine applicable.

Lost, stolen or damaged books:

When you borrow a book or a magazine from the library, you are responsible to return it in the condition that you borrowed it.

When an item is lost, stolen or damaged there is the replacement cost, plus an administration cost of $50, applicable.

Please take care of your items loaned from the library.

The authority vested in the Campus Librarian by these rules and conditions of use may be exercised by any member of the Library staff.

Rules for Borrowing Library Materials

In these rules the word “book” shall include any book, periodical, pamphlet, microform, film, audio or videocassette, compact disc, computer software, multimedia kit, map and any other Library material.

  • No book may be removed from the Library without the loan having been first recorded in the manner determined by the Campus Librarian, and such loan being subject to the Conditions of Loan laid down from time to time by the Campus Librarian and displayed on the Library Notice Board.
  • RGIT ID card holders are responsible for any transaction involving the use of their card.
  • A borrower shall not part with possession of any book on loan from the Library nor permit any other person to have use of or access to any such book.
  • No person shall, without proper authority, remove or alter any record or insertion required for the transaction of a loan which has been put on a Library book.
  • Every book borrowed from the Library must be returned to the Library by the date due recorded in the Library system.
  • Every borrower requested to return an overdue book must return the item immediately.
  • Notwithstanding the conditions of loan in operation at any time the Campus Librarian may vary the loan period for any book or may recall a book at any time.
  • When such recall is made the book shall be returned by the date specified in the recall notice.
  • If a book is not returned by the due date the full cost of its replacement or an amount as determined from time to time shall on demand be payable to the Institute by the borrower together with a service fee.
  • Users are responsible for all books consulted, whether borrowed for use outside the Library or not, and will be held liable for any loss, mutilation or other damage. The full cost of either repair or replacement shall on demand be payable to the Institute, together with a service fee.

Conditions of Use of the Library

  • Unseemly behaviour is not permitted in the Library. Any person who is causing a disturbance will be asked to leave.
  • Users of RGIT Library must:
    • Show their RGIT ID card when requested by an authorised representative of the Campus Librarian.
    • Comply with the provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 and the Copyright Amendment (Digital Agenda) Act 2000 currently in force. Users are referred to the statutory notice posted adjacent to copying machines. Copies of these Acts are available for reference at the Library Information Desk.
    • Present all books and the contents of bags and cases for inspection on request, by a staff member.

Noise, Food and Drink


  • Be considerate of others.
  • Turn mobile phones to silent on entry to the Library. Calls may be taken outside the library.
  • Use laptop computers in designated zones only.


  • Please eat and drink in the common room.
  • Only drinks in sealable bottles near the computers.
  • Library users must obey announcements regarding closing times.
  •  Accessibility
    • Only guide dogs are permitted in the Library.
Click on the links to take you to some great supportive sites.



The Age

The Australian

The Mercury


Community Services

Australian Multicultural Community Services Inc

Better Health

Department of Health and Human Services

Department of Human Services

Department of Social Services

Family and Community Services

Human Services

Early Childhood Education and Care

Aussie Childcare Network

Australian Childcare Alliance

Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority

Australian Institute of Family Studies

Children Beyond Dispute

Community Child Care Co-operative

Department of Human Services

Education and Care in Tasmania

Education and Care Services National Regulations

Family Day Care Australia

Get Up & Grow – Directors/Coordinators Book

Guide for family day carers

Kids Matter

Montessori Australia

Reggio Emilia Australia Information Exchange

Tasmanian Early Years Foundation

GCF Learn Free

Simple online training solutions for teaching how to use popular computer applications including all the Microsoft and Mac programmes:

  • How to use a computer
  • Using and searching the Internet
  • Microsoft Office XP, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016
  • Social Network Training (Twitter, Facebook, Blogging)


State Library of Tasmania – LINC Tasmania

How to Join

Joining the Library is free, and you can register for a Library card quickly and easily online. You can choose to have your Library card mailed (usually next day) or pick it up in person. Memberships are also processed and Library cards are provided on the spot (please bring proof of your identity and Tasmanian address).


With your free library membership access eBooks, eAudio, eNewspapers, Oi! Online Information, Listen to Music, Learning Languages and eFilm.

Download and read magazines and newspapers from Australia and around the world on your own device by using your library card numbers. Many subject areas including:

  • Business and Finance
  • Computers and Technology
  • Current Affairs
  • Food and Cooking
  • Health and Fitness


Library membership provides you with free 24 x 7 online accesses to the Library’s subscriptions to hundreds of leading databases and hundreds of thousands of journals, papers, databases, eBooks and articles in the following topic areas including:

  • Business
  • Information Technology
  • Health
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica
  • Oxford English Dictionary


National Library Australia

How to join

Join for free and have your library card mailed to you


Access a wide range of information available with your library membership.

Public Libraries in Tasmania