About and contacts

At RMIT University Library, we shape the education and research experience, transforming how students and staff discover, access, use and create knowledge. We provide resources, services and facilities to support the information needs of RMIT's large and globally distributed student and staff community.

Contact us

Ask the Library (Chat, email)

General questions: call +61 3 9925 2020

Library administration: call +61 3 9925 3102

Postal address:
RMIT University Library
GPO Box 2476
Melbourne VIC 3001

Find Library staff in the RMIT staff directory (staff login required).

Filming and photographing in the Library

As an RMIT staff or current student, you can take photographs or short videos for personal use or class assignments. You can use a mobile phone, tablet, or laptop camera and without formal authorization, provided staff and other users are not inconvenienced nor recognizable.

You will need permission to film or take photographs in the Library if:

  • You need additional equipment (such as tripod, lighting, camera, sound equipment, etc.)
  • You are RMIT Alumni
  • You are external to RMIT University
  • It is for commercial purposes
  • It is conducted by news media
  • It is for wider distribution
  • You will film or photograph recognisable faces
  • It requires a crew of more than 2 people (including the filmmaker)
  • It requires moving of any furniture.

Approval may take up to two business days.

These conditions apply to all Library sites:

  • Filming or photographing must occur during opening hours
  • It must not inconvenience Library users
  • Real or imitation weapons must not be used
  • There is no simulated violence involved in the activity
  • There is no loud shouting or other loud noises that would disturb library uses
  • There is no offensive language
  • The activity will comply with RMIT Privacy Policy
  • You must ensure you have consent from those being filmed this includes External parties, RMIT staff and students. Please use the RMIT Filming consent form.
Library staff have the right to terminate activity at any time if the filming/photography activity breaches any of the above.

Community visitors are welcome

Our Library is open to community visitors and researchers. Membership is not required to access physical collections, free online resources and open study spaces. There are also options for those wishing to borrow from our collections.

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.