Law Library - Ground Floor

Use this tour to help you become familiar with the 2 levels of the Law Library, Kensington.

The tour identifies library services, collections and student facilities.


Range of item numbers on this level:
L/K1/A-Z Journals
LQ/K1/A-Z Quarto Journals (oversized material)
L/K29- 166 Reference
L/KA Jurisprudence
L/KB General and Comparative Law
L/KC International Law
L/KD Religious Legal Systems
L/KE Ancient and Medieval Law
L/KL Treatises
L/KM Public Law
L/KN Private Law
LQ/KA-Z Quartos (oversized material)

L/KG Canada, USA
L/KR Africa
L/KS Latin America
L/KT Asia Pacific
L/KV Europe
L/KW European Community Law
L/KZ Non-legal subjects



Help Zone  

Help Zone

  - Library related enquiries
  - Ask for help with your research
  - Ask about borrowing and renewing
  - Pick up interlibrary loans and intercampus loans
  - Return chutes are located to the right of the Help Zone and outside the Library for after hours returns

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 at the Help Zone

Renew and reserve

  - Renew loans online via myLibrary
  - Reserve items via Library Search then login to myLibrary to confirm your reservation
  - Return items during opening hours via return chutes inside the Library to the right of the Help Zone
  - Return items after hours via the chute outside the Library

Wayfinder Kiosk

  - Locate group study rooms, collections and computer areas
  - Find toilets, printers, lifts and stairs
  - Locate facilities, faculties and services for Kensington & Paddington campuses




High Use Collection

Reservations & High Use Collection

High demand, two hour loan course materials and items reserved via Library Search.

High Use Collection:

  • - Borrow High Use Collection items using the self-check machine in this area.
  • - Return High Use Collection items in person via the self-check machine in this area. Late books will incur hourly fines


  • - Collect and borrow books you have reserved using the self-check machine in this area
  • - Return reserved items via the return chute



Epay Station  

E-Pay station

  • - Add credit for printing and photocopying to your UNSW ID card using EFTPOS



Group study rooms  

Group study rooms

  • - Login to book a group study room
  • - Rooms are available on this floor
  • - Borrow headphones, VGA and HDMI cables from Help Zone





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




Also on this level

  • - Faculty of Law Computer Lab G17
  • - Printers - b&w, colour and transparency
  • - Lift to First Floor
  • - Toilets
  • - Disabled users' toilet
  • - Print & Copy help phone
  • - Stairs to First Floor exit
  • - Emergency exit