Law Library (Walter Harrison Library)


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Postal address

Walter Harrison Law Library
University of Queensland
St Lucia QLD 4072

Floor plans & accessible facilities

Level two

  • AskUs service point
  • Reading room
  • eZone
  • Auto loan machine
  • Holdshelf
  • Computers
  • Desks/Seating
  • Adjustable workstations
  • Book returns
  • Copy/Print/Scan
  • Consultation space
  • Kitchenette
  • Toilets

Floor plan, level 2

Level three

  • Print collection
  • Auto loan machine
  • Computers
  • Desks/Seating
  • Copy/Print/Scan
  • Drinking fountain
  • Courtesy phone

Floor plan, level 3

Level four

  • Computers
  • Desks/Seating
  • Adjustable workstations
  • Group rooms
  • Auto loan machine
  • Drinking fountain
  • Courtesy phone

Floor plan, level 4


Online tools to locate legal information

The Library produces a range of online tools to help you locate legal information:

Reports and statutes

The Library has an extensive collection of primary source material (including legislation and cases) from:

  • Australian jurisdictions
  • selected overseas jurisdictions

Textbooks, looseleaf services and commentary

We purchase textbooks to support teaching and learning at the University, as well as a wide range of research-focused monographs. The Library also subscribes to looseleaf services and online commentary. Looseleaf services cover a specific area of law and incorporate key legislation, cases and commentary. To access, visit looseleaf services.

European Union Information Centre (EUi)

The University of Queensland Library is a nominated European Documentation Centre (EDC). As part of the agreement between the University and the European Commission, the Library receives the majority of documents produced by the institutions of the European Union. The collection aims to:

  • promote teaching, learning and research in the field of European integration
  • make publicly accessible information on the European Union

Collection strengths

The Walter Harrison Law Library has a strong focus on collecting material from:

  • Queensland
  • Australian state, Territory and Commonwealth jurisdictions
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Other strengths include:

  • Maritime law
  • International and comparative law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Intellectual property
  • Asian law