Dorothy Hill Engineering and Sciences Library

This library has student study spaces and engineering and sciences learning resources in the High-Use collection. The general Engineering and Sciences Collection is located in Central Library. 

This Library is named after Emeritus Professor Dorothy Hill (1907-1997).

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:


  • Community members and visitors have access to the Dorothy Hill Engineering and Sciences Library from 7am-10pm Monday to Friday and 12pm-5pm on Sunday. 
  • A UQ ID card is required after hours to use 24/7 spaces.


+61 7 3346 4312 Find your librarian

Postal address

The Dorothy Hill Engineering and Sciences Library
University of Queensland
St Lucia QLD 4072

Dorothy Hill Engineering and Sciences Library.


  • 401 total seats
  • 114 computers

Rooms you can book

Book a room: 10 group meeting rooms

Return your loans

Return your loans on the Automatic Return Shelf in the High-Use and Requested Items section on level 2.

Floor plans and accessible facilities

Level two

  • Main entry
  • AskUs service point
  • Collections:
    • High-Use
    • Requested items
  • Self-service machine (loans)
  • Automatic return shelf
  • Print, scan and copy
  • Recharge station
  • Group study areas
  • Computers
  • Meeting rooms L204A, L215
  • Consultation room L204B
  • Height-adjustable desks
  • Kitchenette (including microwave and fridge)
  • Toilets

Level 2 Floor plan, Dorothy Hill Engineering and Sciences Library

Level three

  • 250 powered study spots with individual and group options
  • Low light study space (approximately 70 study spaces)
  • Group meeting rooms L303D - L303F,  L304 - L307
  • Lounge spaces
  • Computers
  • Print, scan and copy
  • Drinking fountain
  • Toilets

Level 3 floor plan, Dorothy Hill Engineering and Sciences Library

About Dorothy Hill

This Library is named in honour of Dorothy Hill (1907-1997), a pioneer for women and one of The University of Queensland’s most distinguished scientists. Learn more about her life and legacy.