CoVID-19 Update: The MST & Eastern Library REMAINS OPEN. The government closure of libraries applies only to public libraries.
Please see our CoVID-19 information page here for all the latest updates concerning the College’s response to CoVID-19.


The Collection

The Library at MST & Eastern contains over 110,000 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.


Opening Hours

Semester 1 Hours: February 17th - Apr 13th, 2020

Monday-Thursday 10am-8pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm

Term 2 NEW EXTENDED Hours: Starts April 14, 2020

To support you as best as we can, the opening hours of the library will be extended from the start of Term 2 (April 14th), unless closure is enforced by the government. The extended hours will be:

Monday – Thursday: 9am – 9pm
Friday - Saturday: 9am – 5pm


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.

Other services

Book Shop where we sell: prescribed text-book book list; printing and scanning; second hand books; book covering and laminating.


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.