School and Organisational Membership


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Research and resources

  • Library Search provides a single, integrated search across the library’s catalogue and many databases. Results will include links to public subscription based literature and public documents.
  • Members interested in professional reading may find it helpful to search directly via the library catalogue. This will limit a search to the library’s collection of Australian educational research material, including books (print & ebooks), reports and conference proceedings.
  • use EdResearch Online to identify Australian education literature.  Request articles not available in full text.
  • research assistance is available from the Cunningham Library. See Literature searching for further information

Library requests

Library Members can request books, reports, conference papers and journal articles held in the Cunningham Library collection.

The first ten copies and the first ten loans, in a subscription year, are free of charge. Contact the library to discuss charges for additional supply. Library members visiting the library will not be charged for the supply of articles or loans.

Literature search requests

Research assistance is available from the Cunningham Library. See Literature searching for further information.

Services for School/Organisational Members

Services offered:

Access many library member benefits exclusive to ACER including:

  • 50 000 educational books from Australian and overseas authors
  • access on request to 400 journal titles on education, research and psychology
  • use of library facilities at 19 Prospect Hill Road, Camberwell
  • borrowing and photocopying, in person or by remote assistance*

Online services offered:

  • daily alert to a selection of Australian education news via Education in the News
  • weekly alert of new reports, books and journals
  • literature search service*
  • alert services by topic or for a selected journal
  • easy, integrated online search across all resources

* additional charges may apply

Become a Member

Why not join Australia's most comprehensive educational resource?

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.

Join the library today: Apply for School/Organisational Membership

Subscriptions are suitable for both local and remote customers.  Membership options are  -

  • 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
  • Non School/Organisational membership: $575

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.