UNSW Paddington Library - Ground

Use this tour to help you become familiar with the 2 levels of UNSW Paddington Library.

The tour identifies library services, collections and student facilities.



What is available on this floor?

  • - Journals (back issues)
  • - Sorting shelves
  • - Group study area




Help Zone




Borrow, renew, reserve, return, make a booking

  • - Borrow at the Help Zone or using the self-check machines
  • - Check myLibrary 
  • - Renew loans online via myLibrary 
  • - Reserve items via Library Search then log in to myLibrary to confirm your reservation
  • - Return items during opening hours via the return chute at the
    Help Zone
  • - Return items after hours via the return chute near Gate 1 on Greens Road
  • - Loan periods vary, check website 

Overdue items may incur fines & penalties





  • - Print/Copy/Scan, b/w or colour service stations are located on Ground Floor and Level 1, using your ID card
  • - Further instructions are available at the machines and from www.it.unsw.edu.au




Computers on this floor

  • - An express UNSW catalogue computer
  • - All other computers have internet access
  • - Internet computers are connected to printers on both levels of the Library

Using laptops on this level:
  • - UNSW Wireless Network (UniWide) is available throughout the Library




Library Research Assistance

Complex research assistance that includes:

  • - Finding information related to a topic of study
  • - Refining a search strategy
  • - Discovering relevant sources for a research topic
  • - Locating and retrieving information





Multimedia Room/Study Room/Research Assistance

  • - Media booths
  • - Multiple port headsets
  • - Whiteboards
  • - Group and individual study areas


  • - DVDs, videos (campus loan only)
  • - Interactive CDs and Sound CDs (4 week loan)
  • - Sound effects CDs (campus loan only)

Return multimedia items via the Help Zone




Also on this floor

  • - Emergency exit

Toilets with disability access are located outside the Library in Block A