Central Library

Central Library, located in the Duhig North building, combines a large multidisciplinary collection and 24/7 study space for students.

Latest information

Most libraries are now open but Queensland Government restrictions remain in place. UQ community COVID-19 advice.

Hours

  • Community members and visitors have access to the Central Library from 7am-10pm Monday to Friday and 7am-6pm Saturday and Sunday.
  • Your UQ ID card is required after hours to use 24/7 spaces.

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Contact

+61 7 3346 4312 Find your librarian

Postal address

Central Library
The University of Queensland
Brisbane QLD 4072 Australia

 

Social Sciences and Humanities Library.

Facilities

  • Current capacity: 1150
  • 24/7 spaces

Rooms you can book

Book a room:

  • 12 group meeting rooms
  • 2 individual study rooms
  • 1 presentation room
  • 3 Postgraduate group meeting rooms
  • 17 Postgraduate individual study rooms
  • 3 assistive technology rooms

Floor plans and accessible facilities

Level one

  • Collections:
    • High-Use
    • Requested items
  • AskUs service point
  • Tier 2, student IT support
  • Book returns
  • Meeting Rooms N105-N106A
  • Study rooms N107D, N107E
  • Training Room N109
  • Assistive technology rooms N107A–N107C 
  • Consultation room
  • Laptop lockers
  • Computers
  • Print, scan and copy
  • Toilets

Information for clients with disabilities.

Level 1 Floor plan, Central Library. Click for a larger image.

Level two 

24/7 study space.

  • Lockers 
  • Computers
  • Group meeting rooms N2014A-F
  • Presentation room N206
  • Accessible kitchenette with fridge, microwave, hot and cold water and seating
  • Print, scan and copy
  • Toilets

Level 2 floor plan, Central Library. Click for a larger image.

Level three

24/7 collections and study space.

  • Collections:
    • Books and journals
    • Reshelving
  • Meeting Room N311
  • Computers
  • Print, scan and copy
  • Height adjustable desk
  • Toilets

Level 3, floor plan, Central Library. Click for a larger image.

Level four

24/7 collections and Study space.

  • Collections:
    • Books and Journals
    • Chinese Resource Centre
    • Curriculum resources
    • Folios
    • Maps
    • Microform
    • Newspapers (temporarily unavailable)
  • Postgraduate study centre:
    • Group meeting rooms 
    • Individual study rooms
    • Lockers
  • Meeting Room N412
  • Computers
  • Print, scan and copy
  • Height adjustable desks
  • Toilets

Level 4 floor plan, Central Library. Click for a larger image.

 

Study space outside the Library

Duhig Place is an outdoor study space next to the Central Library, where you'll find:

  • Shaded seats and tables
  • Power points
  • Wi-fi (Eduroam and UQ Wifi)
  • Braille trail leading to the Central Library
  • Well-lit areas for evening use