Duhig Tower

The Duhig tower has study spaces with library computers and a postgraduate study area (level 4). It connects to Central Library via the Duhig Link on level one. 24/7 spaces in this library are available with your UQ ID card. The Fryer Library, including quiet study space, is on level four.

Some services and resources have been relocated due to recent storms and level one is currently closed. 

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 can access the Duhig Tower from 7am-10pm, Monday to Friday, and from 7am-6pm, Saturday and Sunday.
  • A UQ ID card is required after hours (10pm-7am) to use 24/7 spaces

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Duhig Tower


  • Current capacity: 165
  • Computers
  • 24/7 space
  • Training rooms
  • The FW Robinson Reading Room (Fryer Library)

Rooms you can book

Book a room:

  • 2 individual study rooms (level 4)
  • Lecture recording room (level 4)
  • 3 assistive technology rooms (temporarily on level 4) 

Floor plans and accessible facilities

Level one

Level one is closed for repairs. See Central Library and Duhig Tower update for details.

Please enter the Duhig Tower through the level two entry near Merlos to access higher floors. Access to Central Library is via its level two entry between the Library and Forgan Smith Building.

Information for clients with disabilities.


Floor plan Duhig Tower, Level 1

Level two

  • Training room D217
  • Print, scan & copy
  • Café Merlos
  • UQ Print
  • Exit to The Great Court
  • Study spaces
  • Computers
  • Height adjustable desk

Floor plan Duhig Tower, Level 2

Level four

  • Fryer Library
    • Reading room
    • Study space
    • Bookeye scanner 
    • Microfilm reader
  • Postgraduate study space​
    • Postgraduate lockers
    • 24/7 study space
    • Assistive technology rooms D402, D405 and D406 (temporary)
  • Print, scan & copy

Floor plan Duhig Tower, Level 4

Level five

  • Meeting rooms D505 and D527
  • Training room D501
  • Study spaces
  • Fryer Fellow
  • Consultation room
  • Computers
  • Print, scan & copy
  • Height adjustable desk

Floor plan Duhig Tower, Level 5