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)

Latest information

Masks should continue to be worn at all times in this location, in line with Metro North restrictions. UQ community COVID-19 advice.


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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

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)
  • Study rooms
  • General collection
    • Otto Hirschfeld
    • Reference 
  • High-use collection
  • Consultation room 0910-612
  • Self-service machine
  • QLD Health network access
  • Computers
  • Height-adjustable workstation
  • Desks/seating
  • Journals and books
  • Print, scan and copy
  • After hours access to the training room
  • 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.