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ECU Library offers the Virtual Document eXchange (VDX) service for obtaining material outside of ECU in support of University teaching, learning and research. Students and staff eligible for interlibrary loans and document delivery may use the service. VDX is also used by eligible users to request for printed journal articles that are held by ECU but stored off-site.

For more information, please visit our website.

Who is eligible to use Document Delivery services?

Document delivery is available to:

  • academic and general staff with university related research needs;
  • graduate, honours and higher degree students;
  • remote and off-campus students;
  • offshore students (please note we are only able to obtain copies of chapters or articles for offshore students and are unable to send books from other libraries to these students).

Contact Us

Website: ECU Document Delivery
Telephone: 61 (8) 6304 5525

Edith Cowan University acknowledges and respects the Nyoongar people, who are the traditional custodians of the land upon which its campuses stand and its programs operate.
In particular ECU pays its respects to the Elders, past and present, of the Nyoongar people, and embrace their culture, wisdom and knowledge.