Welcome to CAUL

Improving access by the staff and students of Australian universities to the information resources that are fundamental to the advancement of teaching, learning and research.

CEIRC (CAUL Electronic Information Resources Consortium)

CEIRC is CAUL’s primary vehicle for relationships with vendors and publishers, and provides services and advice to CAUL on collaborative purchasing of electronic information resources, licensing conditions and access issues. It is currently implementing ConsortiaManager to improve members' management of their CEIRC acquistions and reporting of the benefits of their participation in the program.

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CAUL's aim is to facilitate the members’ role in supporting and maximising research outcomes. Its Research Advisory Committee was established in 2013 to assist members to engage in the Government’s research agenda, particularly through eResearch, institutional repositories and research skills training. Read more about Research

Learning & Teaching

CAUL's mission is to support CAUL members in the achievement of their objectives .... a key goal is to facilitate the members’ role in supporting and maximising learning and teaching outcomes and contributing positively to the student experience.

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Finding Australian theses

The Australasian Digital Theses Program database ceased operation as an index to Australasian higher degree theses in 2011. All participating universities continue to host their own digital (and print) theses. An information page provides links to theses-specific searches via Trove, the National Library of Australia's national database. Read more about Finding Australian theses

ULANZ (University Libraries of Australia and New Zealand)

ULANZ (University Libraries of Australia and New Zealand) – the borrowing scheme for students and staff of Australian and New Zealand universities. Read more about ULANZ (University Libraries of Australia and New Zealand)

Quality & Assessment

Access the CAUL Principles and Guidelines for Australian Higher Education Libraries, and learn how CAUL libraries are continuously improving their performance. Read more about Quality & Assessment

CAUL Statistics

CAUL Statistics are produced annually from data supplied by CAUL (and CONZUL) institutions. The current 5 years of data may be available on request. Earlier data is publicly accessible. Expenditure on electronic Information Resources in 2015 was 85% of the total, yet libraries lent more than 10 million items at the same time. Read more about CAUL Statistics


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