Using the Library

Using Library resources

Inside the Library

Find out what UNSW Library offers in our range of collections, services and facilities:

Find Main and Law Library services and facilities with the mobile directory.



Find out what you need to know if you are visiting the Library.

General services

Expert on demand

Book a 15-minute session with a subject-specialist librarian to have your research questions answered online or by phone.

Disability support

For support with accessible facilities and services.

Document delivery

Requests from other libraries for items from the UNSW Library collection.

Library etiquette

The Library is a space for everyone to use so be respectful of others while visiting. This means keeping noise and mess to a minimum to ensure you don't disturb others in the Library.

Concerns about noise and behaviour:

Going on a break?

UNSW Library wishes everyone a happy and safe term break. Check myLibrary to avoid fines while you enjoy your well-deserved break. If you are leaving Sydney, it's best to return any loans.

Desk availability at Main and Law Libraries

Find out where and how many desks are available in the Law Library, and at Main Library on Level 6 and in the postgraduate study space, Level 4. Check in real time.

Study spaces

What's on

Find out about the Library's upcoming online and in-person workshops, events and talks.

Collection news

Stay informed for the Library's new resources and updates to changes in access.
Library resources