Herston Health Sciences Library

The library provides resources and services to support the teaching, learning and research needs of:

  • UQ staff and students
  • Staff of the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH), Surgical, Treatment and Rehabilitation Service (STARS), and Metro North Health based at Herston.


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Postal address

Herston Health Sciences Library
Block 6 Level 6
Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital
Brisbane QLD 4029

Herston Health Sciences Library.


  • 43 computers
  • Individual study spaces
  • Group study tables
  • 3 Conversation pods
  • Training room
  • Heigh-adjustable desk
  • Recharge station

Book return

The after-hours book return chute is located outside the entrance to the Library. During opening hours, return all items to the returns chute at the service point. 

24/7 space

The training room is accessible 24/7.  Access is via the corridor between the library entrance and the UQ Health Sciences building, Level 6 Block 6 and the UQ Health Sciences building.

  • UQ students and staff can swipe their UQ ID card for access
  • Hospital staff who are UQ Library members, contact us to apply for swipe access

Floorplan and accessible facilities

  • AskUs service point
  • Training room 0910-621 (external access only)
    • Accessible 24/7
  • Consultation room 0910-612
  • Study rooms
  • Collections
    • General
    • High Use
    • Journals
    • Otto Hirschfeld
  • Self-service machine
  • QLD Health network access
  • Computers
  • Desks/seating
  • Height-adjustable desk
  • Print/Scan/Copy
  • Toilets

Information for clients with disabilities.

Floor plan Herston Library. Part of space is been partitioned off and is unavailable. Click for larger image.

Click the floor plan for a larger version.