Law Library (Walter Harrison Library)

Physical collections are closed until further notice

From 26 March, our physical collections are closed until further notice for the health and safety of our clients. See temporary changes to library hours and services for more information.

Hours

  • Community members and visitors can access the Walter Harrison Law Library from 7am-10pm Monday to Friday.
  • 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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Contact

+61 7 344 31343Find your librarian

Postal address

Walter Harrison Law Library
University of Queensland
St Lucia QLD 4072

Floor plans & accessible facilities

Level two

  • AskUs service point
  • UQLA textbook collection
  • Reading room
  • Training room
  • Computers
  • Desks/Seating
  • Height-adjustable desks
  • Book returns
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying
  • Consultation space
  • Kitchenette
  • Toilets

Walter Harrison Law Library, floor plan, level 2

Level three

  • Print collection
  • Self-service machine
  • Computers
  • Desks/Seating
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying
  • 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
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying
  • Drinking fountain
  • Courtesy phone
  • Height-adjustable desks

Walter Harrison Law Library, floor plan, level 4

Collections

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