Law Library (Walter Harrison Library)


  • Alumni, Community members and visitors can access the Walter Harrison Law Library from 7am-10pm, Monday to Friday and 7am-6pm over the weekend. Library spaces are closed to members of the community during public holidays.
  • A UQ ID card is required after hours to use 24/7 spaces. Touch your card to the card reader for entry.


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Postal address

Walter Harrison Law Library
University of Queensland
St Lucia QLD 4072

Floor plans & accessible facilities

Level two

  • Virtual AskUs service point
  • Reading room
  • Training room
  • Computers
  • Desks/Seating
  • Height-adjustable desks
  • Book returns
  • Print/Scan/Copy
  • Consultation space
  • Kitchenette
  • Toilets

Walter Harrison Law Library, floor plan, level 2

Level three

  • Print collection
  • UQ Law Alumni Association (UQLA) textbook collection
  • Self-service machine
  • Computers
  • Desks/Seating
  • Print/Scan/Copy
  • Drinking fountain
  • Courtesy phone

Walter Harrison Law Library, floor plan, level 3

Level four

  • Computers
  • Desks/Seating
  • Group meeting rooms, book a room
  • Self-service machine
  • Print/Scan/Copy
  • Drinking fountain
  • Courtesy phone
  • Height-adjustable desks

Walter Harrison Law Library, 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.

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