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.


Help Zone

  - Library related enquiries
  - Ask about borrowing and renewing 
  - Collect DVDs and CDs
  - Pick up interlibrary loans, intercampus loans and reservations 
  - Return chute

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
  - Search on the Library Collection computer




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




Printing/copy station

  - Photocopying, printing and scanning facilities
  - Help phone for printing & copying enquiries
  - Add credit to your UNSW ID card using your credit card on
    the Ground Floor
  - Colour and B&W print/copy/scanners are available throughout
    the Library

E-Pay Station

  - Add credit to your UNSW ID card using EFTPOS





  - Locate an available computer within the library
  - UNSW Wireless Network (UniWide) is available throughout the Library for use with personal devices




Multimedia Room/Study Room

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


  • - DVDs and videos
  • - Interactive CDs and sound CDs
  • - Sound effects CDs

Return multimedia items via the Help Zone




Also on this floor?

  • - Journals
  • - New Journals display
  • - Newspapers
  • - Sorting shelves
  • - Group study area
  • - Emergency exit

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