Resource Centre
Resource Centre
The CO.AS.IT. Resource Centre supports the needs of students and teachers of Italian.
Catering for all
Catering for all
There is something for all age groups and levels of proficiency in Italian.
A great variety
A great variety
There are over 10,000 titles in the catalogue – from fiction and non-fiction books to videos, language kits, maps and more!
Friendly staff
Friendly staff
Looking for something particular? Get ideas and help from our experienced, bi-lingual teacher librarians.
Teacher support
Teacher support
As part of your subscription, receive Orizzonti, an e-journal with teaching activities from Foundation to Year 12. Past editions are available for purchase.

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Search the extensive collection of resources online.

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An annual subscription is required to gain access to the library.



An educational magazine developed by teachers

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Have a query?

Our friendly bi-lingual staff are here to help; call (03) 9349 9000


Opening hours

Monday closed

9am to 8.45pm

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
9am to 5pm

10am to 2pm
*Once a term: 25/2, 13/5, 12/8, 4/9, 9/12


Mezzanine Level, 199 Faraday Street
Carlton VIC 3053
[see Google Map]

Public disabled parking and wheelchair access available


Ph (03) 9349 9018

CO.AS.IT. Resource Centre supports the educational needs of teachers and students of Italian from pre-school through to tertiary level. The collection consists of up-to-date resources ranging from fiction and non-fiction books to DVDs, CDs, language kits, dual language readers, flags, games, realia, posters. We also have an extensive collection of resources for VCE students and teachers and a comprehensive reference section.
Access catalogue here

Access to the Resource Centre is by a yearly subscription and is available to schools, secondary and tertiary teachers and students of Italian, non-educational users as well as commercial language organisations. See here for further details.

Qualified, experienced, bi-lingual staff are committed to assisting teachers and students and cater for individuals and groups.

Get to know the Centre and staff


How long can I borrow a book & other FAQs
Need a rundown on borrowing procedures or how to renew a borrowed item? You may find the answer in our list of FAQs. Otherwise you can always contact us!
Orizzonti educational magazine
Subscribers to the Resource Centre receive three issues of the e-journal Orizzonti per calendar year. Available in Terms 2, 3 and 4, this publication has been developed by teachers and provides teaching and learning strategies from Foundation to Year 12.
Resources and services for teachers and schools
CO.AS.IT. provides a range of resources, support services and professional learning opportunities for teachers and schools.