Services - Alafua Campus
All USP staff and students are entitled to borrow books from the library collection. A valid ID card must be shown at the Loans Desk. Other patrons may register to borrow upon payment of an annual fee.
A maximum of 10 books may be borrowed at a time. Loan lengths vary depending on your membership but are generally 2 weeks.
Fines are charged to users who return books late, or in damaged condition, or not at all. Replacement costs as well as fines apply in the case of lost books. To avoid fines please contact the library BEFORE YOUR BOOK IS DUE BACK and ask to renew your books on +685 21671 ext 302 or e-mail library(at)samoa.usp.ac.fj
Material not held in the Alafua collection can be requested via inter-library loan from other institutions or requested from the Main Campus Library in Fiji. Some charges may apply for items requested from other institutions. Please ask the library staff for assistance.
Staff at the Loans Desk can help with directions and quick reference questions. The Senior Librarian can assist with more detailed searches. Please ask for assistance at the main library counter.
If you would like to comment on Library services, give feedback, or recommend items for purchase please contact the library on +685 21671 ext 299 or e-mail library(at)samoa.usp.ac.nz or fill in a suggestion form and place it in the box just inside the library door.
Within the Library there are individual study carrels and tables for groups to share, as well as casual couches for reading current journal issues and newspapers.
The Library also has a DVD & Video watching space where staff and students can watch educational material.
Photocopying and printing is available from the library and for staff and students costs 20 sene per page for black and white or $2.00 per page for colour. Ask at the Loans Desk for assistance.
Comb binding facilities are also available at the library for staff and students at a cost of $2.50 for a small item and $5.00 for large. We can also laminate pages at $1.50 for A4 and $2.00 for A3. Ask at the Loans Desk for assistance.
Past examination papers are available for photocopying or consultation in the Library. Distance and Flexible learning past examination papers are availalble online here.