Main Library - Level 2

Use this tour to help you become familiar with levels 2 - 9 of the Main Library, Kensington.

The tour identifies library services, collections and student facilities.

Numbers in orange circles correspond with tour stops.

 

infodesk

tourstop1 Help Zone

  • - Library related enquiries
  • - Ask about borrowing and renewing 
  • - Pick up course readers and selected DVDs and CDs 
  • - 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

 

 

 
printcopyservices

tourstop2Copy & Print Service

  • - Photocopying, printing and scanning enquiries
  • - Pay library fines here
  • - Add credit to your UNSW ID card using your credit card

 

 

 
 

Borrow, renew, reserve, return, make a booking

  • - Borrow at the Help Zone or using the self-check machines
  • - Check myLibrary  
  • - Login to book study rooms and media booths 
  • - 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
  • - Return items after hours via the return chute inside the Library's Student Lounge
  • - Loan periods vary, check website 


Overdue items may incur fines & penalties

 

 

 
epay  

tourstop3 E-Pay Station

  • - Add credit to your UNSW ID card using EFTPOS

 

 

 
lounge  

tourstop4 Computer Lounge

  • - Book a computer at  
  • - Find your position in the queue for computers
  • - Pick up your print outs at the Print/Copy Services stations
  • - Photocopiers and a colour printer/scanner are also available here

Using laptops on this level:
  • - UNSW Wireless Network (UniWide) is available throughout the Library
  • - Some desks are equipped with power points
  • - Power points are also available in the lounge area

 

 

 

Group Study Rooms

  • - Login to book a group study room
  • - 9 rooms are available on this level
  • - Rooms are equipped with whiteboards

 

 

 
high use collection  

tourstop5 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 

Reservations:

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

 

 

 
disabilityresourcesroom tourstop6 Assistive Technology Centre

The room is equipped with:

  • - Computers, printers, scanners with large print display monitors and accessories
  • - Internal UNSW telephone
  • - Ergonomic desks and chairs
  • - Workbench
  • - Lockers

Register to use this room with Student Equity and Disabilities Unit

 

 

 
   

Also on this level

  • - Printers - b&w, colour and transparency
  • - Lifts
  • - Toilets
  • - Disabled users' toilet with baby change table
  • - Internal UNSW telephone
  • - Stairs to UNSW Archives