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Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies: New to Research

Find information about resources relating to Jewish, biblical and Hebrew language and culture.

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Suggest an item for the collection

If you think the Library collection is missing an important reference, you can recommend we purchase it by filling out our online template.

Resource Sharing and Interlibrary Loan

Staff, Honours or Postgraduate students can request material, including books and journal articles not held at the University of Sydney Library via this service. To do this: 

  1. Login into your My Account
  2. Click Request from another library from the top menu.
  3. Complete the fields (provide as much information as you know about the item) then Send Request.
  4. Your request will go to Library staff who will source the item for you. You will receive an email when the item is available or if there are any access issues. Articles will be emailed to you as PDFs within 24-48hrs. Books may take longer to obtain depending on the holdings at other Australian Libraries. 

More details available here

Want to borrow from another University Library?

University enrolled students can get a library borrowing card to any of the following >ULANZ participating institutions:

  • Annual membership expires on the 28th of February each year
  • Annual cost is $50 for students
  • To join, check the relevant institutions website. Usually you will need to complete an application form and submit evidence of current enrollment to the relevant Student Office.

National Library of Australia (NLA) - eResources

  • Register for access Anyone with an Australian residential address can request a free membership card from the NLA. The National Library is based in Canberra, so make sure that you select the ‘post it’ delivery option. It should take between 5-10 working days for your card to be delivered.
  • eResources page Members of the Library can access several online databases via the NLA’s eResources page. The NLA’s eResources page can be used by individuals for “research and study purposes” and can supplement the online resources available via the University Library.

Referencing your work

Download Library apps to make your research easier

Try BrowZine to access and keep up-to-date with key journals in your area. Click here for more details.

Try the Lean Library app, it's a browser extension for Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera and will make it easier for you to identify and access electronic resource content provided by the Library, when searching anywhere online. To download the Lean Library app:   

Try the Library app to turn your phone into your digital library card. The free download from the App Store or Google Play: provides quick easy access to the library’s resources.

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