Using the Library

Nan Tien Institute Library serves the research and study needs of students currently studying at NTI, both in person and online, as well as the research and teaching needs of staff. 

The library is situated on the ground floor behind Reception, and welcomes all visitors to peruse our collection.

Library Staff Contact

Librarian: Jamila Choubassi

Phone: (02) 4258 0744

Email: library@nantien.edu.au

Student Enquiries

Library staff are available to assist with research enquiries, referencing and understanding assessments in person, by phone, via email or over Zoom.

To book an individual Zoom support session, please email the library with your support needs and 2 available times between 9am-5pm, Mon-Thurs. The Library will respond to confirm a time and provide a link for the session. Please note: staff may need to arrange session times based on availability. 

Drop-in Zoom Support Sessions

The Library runs monthly drop-in sessions every second Wednesday of the month, 1:30pm – 2:30pm. Students may drop in at any time during this hour to ask questions related to library services, research and referencing help, online databases or other NTI systems, and more. These sessions do not require registration.

Access the drop-in sessions via the Online Student Support Guide (NTI login required). 

Campus Facilities

Student seating, tables and study carrels are available in the library space. Power outlets are positioned all around the library, and students may see staff for access to the wi-fi network. 

An additional quiet study area and meditation room is available above the Library on Level 1 of the Blue Pod, which students may use both during and outside of library hours. The quiet study space is not accessible from within the library, so items will need to be borrowed before students take them upstairs. This space is occasionally unavailable due to meditation groups. 


Read about library membership, borrowing conditions and inter-library loans.

Academic Support

See how our Academic Support officers can assist you with developing your academic skills and keep up to date with upcoming workshops.

Your Library Account

Check your loans, renew items, place reserves and send the library requests for new purchases. Available in the Library Catalogue. Click here to watch our video guide. 


The library is always seeking to improve its services and support for our students. Your feedback could help us identify where we can do better.

All feedback is treated confidentially unless we must seek input from other departments at NTI to address your submission.

Please use our Feedback form to leave any comments, compliments or suggestions for the library.


NTI Library welcomes donations to support the growth of our collection.

For further information regarding monetary donations, please see NTI’s Donations page. 

For material donations, please be aware that donations will only be accepted if they are relevant to NTI’s learning and teaching needs, or are considered relevant to NTI Library’s specialised areas of interest. For more information on donating material, please see our Collection Development Policy


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