Services for the community

UQ Library welcomes visitors from the general public to use our spaces and on-site collections. As part of the wider community, you can:

Collections

Anyone is welcome to visit our locations and use our on-site collections, including our cultural and historical collections. Visitors also have access to: 

Our staff can help you access materials at other UQ Library locations.

 

If you become a UQ Library community member, you can::

  • borrow our books
  • place holds

​​Reciprocal membership may be available for students and staff of other universities.

Update your membership details.

We hold significant cultural and historical collections, which include rare, valuable and unique material that can be accessed by anyone.

These collections are showcased in the Fryer LibraryHerston Health Sciences Library and our digitised collections which are online via UQ eSpace.

Discover stories from our collections

Mr Gore's horses, Bosco and Chester at Harlaxton, Hume photographic collection, Fryer Library.

Using the Library

Library spaces

You can use our library spaces during opening hours.

View our locations page to access location floor plans.

Print and scan

Printing and scanning is available to visitors.  To print you must:

  1. Buy and register a print/copy card
  2. Login to a computer as a guest or use the multifunction printer  

Library computers

You have guest access to UQ Library computers. The username is "libguest" and the password is "libguest".

You can:

You cannot:

  • save files
  • access the internet

Wi-Fi at UQ

It is possible to access free wireless internet on campus.

Visitor Wi-Fi in 3 steps

  1. In your wireless network list, select visitor-UQConnect
  2. Open up a new page in an internet browser on your device
  3. Read and accept the terms & conditions

Visit the UQ ITS Visitor Wireless page for help.

Log on to a Library computer in one of our locations to access a selection of our databases and eBooks.

Visiting staff and students of other Universities

UQ deploys Eduroam wireless; UQ Wireless Network information.

 

    Visiting The University of Queensland

    Visit our Events page to find out about upcoming Library events. Everyone is welcome! You can also Like us on Facebook to stay up to date with our latest news, events and view photos from past events.

    Join the Friends of the Library to receive invitations to a range of events throughout the year. These may include author talks, lectures, exhibition tours, behind-the-scenes tours, and social events. 

    Author Frank Moorhouse AM delivers the 2015 Fryer Lecture in Australian Literature

    UQ maps provides information on visiting UQ campuses and locations including:

    • directions to UQ campuses
    • parking guide
    • UQ Nav mobile app
    • public transport information
    UQ Lakes Bus Station, UQ St Lucia Campus

    The University's St Lucia, Gatton and Herston campuses have many museums to visit.  

    UQ Anthropology Museum, UQ St Lucia Campus

    Book a campus tour

    Tours take about an hour; ask questions and see UQ up close.  

    Tour times:

    • St Lucia campus during Queensland school holiday periods
    • Gatton campus on request.

    Contact UQ Campus Tours for more information.

    UQ St Lucia Sustainability Walk - Lakes Precinct

    Stay up to date with our events news