Library | Eastern College Australia


Library Hours and Access

COVID-19 UPDATE: The MST & Eastern library building has now reopened for students who are fully vaccinated or who have a medical exemption listed on the Australian Immunisation Register. You will need to scan the QR code upon entry and then show your vaccination certificate to the librarian on duty.

The library hours are:

  • Monday: 9am – 7pm
  • Tuesday: 9am – 5pm
  • Wednesday: 9am – 5pm
  • Thursday: 9am – 7pm
  • Friday: 9am – 5pm

The Click and Collect service from the table outside the library building will remain in place for students who are either not fully vaccinated or would rather not reveal their vaccination status.
To use this service either email ( or call (9790-9215), the library with the following:

  • Student name and student number
  • Contact phone number
  • Book list with titles and call numbers
  • Preferred pick-up time

We also would like to remind students that there are many resources available electronically through Perlego, our EBSCO e-book collections, and the different full-text journal databases. If you would like to know more about, or need any assistance with accessing, these resources please contact the library.

Please see our COVID-19 information page for all the latest updates concerning the College’s response to COVID-19.


The Collection

The Library at MST & Eastern contains over 118,000 items including: reference materials, books and audio-visual materials. In addition, the library also contains over 55,000 journal issues. The library services faculty and students of Melbourne School of Theology and Eastern College Australia, as well those from the public who take out individual membership.


Library and Online Databases

The Online Catalogue is available to search for items in the Library. Searches can be done for electronic material through our Online databases and Ebooks. You will need your Student ID and password.


Please refer to the policies section for more information on library policies for external borrowers. Within the library, there are catalogue terminals with free Wi-Fi. Non-student Resource Centre membership is available.

Catalogue and Databases Help

For instruction and additional information regarding how to use and access resources, refer to the Resource Centre Handbook


For examples go to Referencing in Current Students, Style Guide

Frequently Asked Questions

View the FAQ

Contact Us

Please contact the Library for additional information.