Social Sciences & Humanities Library

Level 4 closed for renovations until 21 July

Level 4, including the Postgraduate Study Centre, are closed for renovations until the start of Semester 2, 2017. 

More about the construction work.

 

 

Hours

Your UQ ID card is required after hours to use 24/7 spaces.

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Contact

+61 7 334 64312 Find your librarian

Postal address

Social Sciences and Humanities Library
The University of Queensland
St Lucia QLD 4072

 

Social Sciences and Humanities Library.

Facilities

  • 815 Total seats
  • 130 computers
  • 24/7 spaces

Rooms you can book

Floor plans and accessible facilities

Level one

  • AskUs service point
  • Reading Room
  • The Hive
  • Group rooms 1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4
  • Individual rooms 1, 2
  • Assistive technology rooms 1, 2, 3
  • Book Dispensing Machine (BDM)
  • High use shelves
  • Requested items (holdshelf)
  • Book returns
  • Consultation space
  • Computers
  • Print, scan & copy
  • Desks/Seating
  • Auto loan machine
  • 24/7 spaces

Information for clients with disabilities.

Floor plan, level 1

Level two 

Stairwell, lift and toilets are open 24/7.

  • Group room 2
  • Newspapers
  • Maps
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Curriculum Resources collection
  • East Asian collection
  • Chinese Resources Centre
  • Multimedia
  • Journals
  • Quartos
  • Folios
  • Reference section
  • Computers
  • Print, scan & copy
  • Desks/Seating

Floor plan level 2

Level three

  • Books A-Z
  • Group room 3
  • Postgraduate lockers
  • Auto loan machine
  • Computers
  • Print, scan & copy
  • Desks/Seating
  • Height adjustable desk
  • Stairwell, lift, toilets and group room 3 are open 24/7

Level four

  • Postgraduate group rooms 1, 2, 3
  • Postgraduate individual rooms 1-17
  • Postgraduate study centre
  • Postgraduate lockers
  • Print, scan & copy
  • Computers
  • Desks/Seating
  • Height adjustable desks
  • 24/7 spaces
  • Writing Centre (Student Services)
  • Kitchenette

Floor plan, level 5

 

Study space outside the Library

Duhig Place is an outdoor study space next to the Social Sciences and Humanities Library, where you'll find:

  • Shaded seats and tables
  • Power points
  • Wi-fi (eduroam)
  • Braille trail leading to the Social Sciences and Humanities Library
  • Well-lit areas for evening use

Collections

Australian statistics

These publications, issued by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and its predecessors, can be viewed in the Library. They are not available for loan. Many items are also available online from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Curriculum resources

A teaching methods collection of resources and related curriculum items.

East Asian collection

Chinese, Japanese and Korean language collection, containing traditional and contemporary literature. 

Multimedia collection

English, European and Asian languages' collection covering a wide subject range, including:

  • documentaries
  • training films
  • feature films

Some multimedia items are also located in the general collection.

Collection strengths

  • Australian Studies
  • Business and Economics
  • English and Australian Literature
  • History and Political Science
  • Religion
  • Sociology
  • Psychology

Developing strengths in emerging research areas:

  • Criminology
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Islamic Studies