Services for students

Study from home

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, Library buildings have partially reopened with limited single study spaces for essential visits only. Access to online resources and services are still available.

  • Contact Library staff online or by phone 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday
  • Find quick tips for studying from home
  • Books from Main, Law and Paddington Libraries' High Use and general collections are available via our 'Click and Collect' service. Information on how to use this service can be found in FAQs for Click and Collect.
  • In order to access the study space, you must book via Eventbrite prior to visiting any Library. If you no longer require your study session, let someone else use the study space and cancel your Eventbrite booking.

Facilities

Computers
Available for use throughout the Library including dedicated quick print computers.

Loan laptops
Laptops are available to UNSW students at the self-service loan lockers in the Main Library Help Zone.

Print, copy and scanning
Facilities for printing, copying and scanning are available throughout the Library.

Room bookings
UNSW Library provides a variety of study spaces for all students including a postgraduate space. Some rooms can be booked.
Media booths and group study rooms are available at Main Library, Law Library and Paddington Library.

Search
To find physical, electronic and multimedia resources and search the Library website.
Use the Library's search bar on the home page or click the yellow search icon on any page.
See collection ranges for Main Library, Law Library and Paddington Library, use the touch screen kiosks located in the Main Library or mobile directory for Main Library and Law Library.

Services

Borrowing
Request, renew, return, recall, rights and borrowing from UNSW Library.

Expert on demand
Librarians are here to assist you in finding scholarly information, fast. Book a remote expert on demand consultation to have your scholarly questions answered online or by phone.

How to get course resources
Access recommended course resources provided by your lecturer.

Information resources
Learn about and access specialised multidisciplinary information resources for study and research.

PLuS Alliance online courses
Information for UNSW, ASU and KCL students enrolled in PLuS online courses.

For more information see Services and facilities.

 

Services for undergraduate students

High Use Collection
Learning materials supporting UNSW courses.

Access to online resources
Access to UNSW eJournals and databases and past exam papers.

Subject Guides
Key resources to help you get started finding information on your topic.

ELISE | Informing your studies
Develop skills in finding, using and evaluating scholarly information.

Services for honours students

Access to online resources
Access to UNSW eJournals and databases.

Subject Guides
Key resources to help you get started finding information on your topic.

ELISE | Informing your studies
Develop skills in finding, using and evaluating scholarly information.

Research consultations
Personalised assistance from subject experts tailored to your research needs. Small group consultations are also available.

Requesting new resources
Suggest new materials to include in Library collection.

Reference management software
Tools to help organise your references.

Find theses
Find theses produced at UNSW or search for theses submitted to other universities.

Services for postgraduate students

Access to online resources
Access to UNSW eJournals and databases.

Subject Guides
Key resources to help you get started finding information on your topic.

ELISE | Informing your studies
Develop skills in finding, using and evaluating scholarly information.

Research consultations
Personalised assistance from subject experts tailored to your research needs. Small group consultations are also available.

Requesting new resources
Suggest new materials to include in Library collection.

Reference management software
Tools to help organise your references.

Find theses
Find theses produced at UNSW or search for theses submitted to other universities.

Depositing your thesis
How to deposit a digital copy of your thesis.

Publishing strategy guide
Your guide to developing a publishing strategy and monitoring the impact of your research outputs.

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