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.

The Biological Sciences physical collection is primarily located in Central Library.


  • Alumni, Community members and visitors can access the Biological Sciences Library from 7am-10pm, Monday to Friday and 7am-6pm over the weekend, excluding public holidays.
  • 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
  • Virtual AskUs service point
  • Computers
  • Computer availability displays
  • Parenting room
  • Print/Scan/Copy
  • Study spaces - individual
  • Recharge station

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)
  • Kitchen (including microwave and fridge)
  • Print/Scan/Copy
  • 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
  • Meeting booth (two-person) 301-01
  • Print/Scan/Copy
  • Study spaces – group tables (collaborative learning)

Level three floor plan, UQ Biological Sciences Library.

Level 4

  • Postgraduate lockers
  • Print/Scan/Copy
  • 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.