About UNSW Library

Our organisation

UNSW is part of the Group of 8 universities and consistently ranks in the top 100 universities worldwide. UNSW Library is one of Australia's major research libraries, with extensive scholarly information resources. It serves a large population of academic staff and students on two campuses and affiliated research institutes.

Library executive team

Library senior management

Contact us

Contact us at any UNSW Library Help Zone.

UNSW Sydney Main Library and Law Library are located in Kensington and Paddington Library is located at the Art & Design campus in Paddington.

Opening hours for UNSW Sydney Libraries. Look for today's hours on the home page.

Contact Academic Engagement for queries related to strategic teaching and research opportunities or discipline specific services and support.

Job opportunities are advertised via UNSW Human Resources. UNSW Library also provides limited Industry placements.

Library projects

What's happening
Current projects, renovations and new initiatives at UNSW Sydney Libraries.

You talked. We listened.
We asked how you used the Library's study spaces. Find out what you said, what we have planned and what we have already delivered.

Exhibitions program

Through the Exhibitions program the Library creates a space on campus for discourse and community engagement, where we can showcase creative research outputs, university collections and student work.

UNSW Library Digital collections

Through our Digital collections, the Library provides access to unique collections of digital content that have been curated by the Library and other members of the UNSW community. These collections reflect the profile, history and activities of UNSW.

Richard D'Avigdor Conference Award

The Richard D'Avigdor Conference Award aims to enhance the career development opportunities of early career academics through attendance at major national or international conferences on aspects of the development of digital information provision and access.

Policies and reports

Policies and guidelines

The Library has a number of policies and guidelines to assist our clients.

UNSW Library Plan

2021 UNSW Library Plan 8.5MB

2020 UNSW Library Plan 3.5MB

Annual reports

UNSW Library annual report 2019 6MB

UNSW Library annual report 2018 5MB

UNSW Library annual report 2017 3.4MB

UNSW Library annual report 2016 3.6MB