We'll try to get you whatever you need for teaching, learning and research. There are different ways to request different types of items.

Please check UQ Library Search for the item you need before placing a request as much of our collection is available immediately online.


Place a hold if the book is:

  • on loan to another client
  • at the Warehouse
  • at another UQ campus

If a book is on the shelf at your campus, you may retrieve it yourself.

Items you've put on hold are kept at the "Requested items" locations in each library. Check your chosen pickup location floor map for directions.

For books not held by UQ Library, place a document delivery request or request a purchase.

Journal articles and book chapters

Place a document delivery request for items that are:

  • only available in print at UQ Library
  • not available at UQ Library

If the journal or book is on the shelf at your campus, you must retrieve it yourself.  


Fryer Library material

Special collections housed in the Fryer Library are available for viewing in the reading room but must be requested ahead of your visit.

Other requests or help

Contact us if you need assistance with borrowing or requesting.