Biological Sciences Library

The Biological Sciences Library is an unstaffed 24/7 study space with computers and individual and group spaces. Your UQ ID card is required to use the space outside of regular hours.

We're open online and on-campus

Our print collections have reopened and AskUs is available online and on-campus.

Please use physical distancing in library spaces:

Collections and service points:

  • The Biological Sciences physical collection is primarily located in Central Library.
  • Library staff are available at AskUs service points including at Central Library and Dorothy Hill Engineering and Sciences Library


  • Community members and visitors can access the Biological Sciences Library from 7am-10pm, Monday to Friday.
  • A UQ ID card is required after hours to use 24/7 spaces. Touch your card to the card reader for entry.

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Biological Sciences Library.


  • 594 Total seats
  • 200 computers
  • 2 Energy Pods

Rooms you can book

group meeting rooms

Floor plans and accessible facilities 

Level 1

  • UQ Print (coming soon)
  • Computers
  • Computer availability displays
  • Parenting room
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying
  • Rental lockers
  • Study spaces - individual

Level one floor plan, UQ Biological Sciences Library. Opens larger version of image.

Level 2

  • Meeting rooms 203 and 203a
  • Training rooms 213-215
  • Computer availability displays
  • EnergyPods (use for a 20-minute rest)
  • Kitchenette (including microwave and fridge)
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying
  • Study spaces - individual

Level 2 Floor plan, Biological Sciences Library,

Level 3

  • Anatomical models
  • Computers
  • Height-adjustable desks
  • Meeting rooms 309, 310 and 312-315
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying
  • Study spaces - group tables (collaborative learning)

Level three floor plan, UQ Biological Sciences Library.

Level 4

Level four is closed from Tuesday 1 June for use as an examination space. It will reopen after 25 July 2021.

  • Postgraduate lockers
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying
  • Postgraduate study centre
  • Undergraduate study centre
  • Study spaces - individual (quiet study)
  • Individual study spaces with computers
  • Exam booths

Level four floor plan, UQ Biological Sciences Library. Click for a larger image.