If your course has a set text it can be ordered from the Victoria University Book Centre (VicBooks). You can also order a limited range of books and software through us. Check the order form for what is available.

Open Polytechnic book and resource order form

Set texts are not available from the Open Polytechnic Library.

On the VicBooks website you will find the textbooks required for the following programmes:

  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Teaching ECE
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Diploma in Engineering
  • NZ Diploma in Business
  • Degrees and Associated Qualifications

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Secondhand Textbooks

You can buy, sell or exchange your second hand texts using the free online notice board at VicBooks.

Vic Books Noticeboard (opens in new window)


When buying second-hand textbooks make sure you are buying the right edition. An out-of-date edition might be cheap, but may have out-of-date information.

If you have any questions about set textbooks contact us

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