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Become a member

Independent researchers, tertiary students, professional learning providers, libraries, unions, education authorities and professional organisations are among those who enjoy access to the most comprehensive and current collection of educational research documents in Australia.

Access many Library member benefits exclusive to ACER including:

  • 50,000 educational books from Australian and overseas authors
  • 400 journal titles on education, research and psychology
  • easy, integrated online search across all resources
  • use of Library facilities at 19 Prospect Hill Road, Camberwell
  • borrowing and photocopying, in person or by remote assistance*

Online services offered

  • daily email of education news
  • weekly alert of new reports, books and journals
  • literature search service*
  • alert services from selected online databases
  • access to selected full text journals
  • access to the Australasian Education Directory (AED)
  • access up-to-date research including the last three years of the Australian Education Index

*additional charges may apply


Subscriptions are suitable for both local and remote customers. Five membership options are available -

  • 12 months individual membership:  Australia $345, Overseas $314 AUD
  • 12 months school membership – under 500 students: Australia $345, Overseas $314 AUD
  • 12 months school membership – 501 - 1200 students: Australia $480, Overseas $437 AUD
  • 12 months school membership – 1200+ students: Australia $575, Overseas $518 AUD
  • Corporate membership: contact the Library

Prices include GST (Australia only). Subscriptions are for a calendar year (1 January to 31 December) therefore pro rata rates will apply.

The Library also undertakes consultancy work and develops databases under contract.