Social Sciences & Humanities Library

Hours

  • Community members and visitors have access to the Social Sciences & Humanities Library from 7am - 10pm Monday to Friday and 7am - 6pm Saturday and Sunday.
  • A UQ ID card is required after hours to use 24/7 spaces.

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SSAH Library level 2 closure

Level 2 of the Social Sciences and Humanities Library is currently closed for renovations until Feb/Mar 2018. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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

Book a room:

  • 6 group meeting rooms
  • 2 individual study rooms
  • 3 Postgraduate group meeting rooms
  • 17 Postgraduate individual study rooms
  • 3 assistive technology rooms

Floor plans and accessible facilities

Level one

  • AskUs service point
  • Reading room
  • The Hive
  • Meeting rooms
  • Study rooms
  • Assistive technology rooms
  • Book returns
  • Consultation space
  • Computers
  • Computer availability display
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying
  • Desks/Seating
  • Auto loan machine
  • 24/7 spaces
  • Postgraduate lockers

Information for clients with disabilities.

Floor plan, level 1

Level two 

Stairwell, lift and toilets are open 24/7.

  • Meeting room N213
  • Newspapers
  • Maps
  • Curriculum Resources collection
  • Chinese Resources Centre
  • Journals
  • Quartos
  • Folios
  • Reference section
  • Computers
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying
  • Desks/Seating

Floor plan level 2

Level three

  • Books 
  • Group meeting room N311
  • Postgraduate lockers
  • Auto loan machine
  • High Use Collection
  • Requested Items
  • Computers
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying
  • Desks/Seating
  • Height adjustable desk
  • Stairwell, lift, toilets and meeting room N311 are open 24/7

Level four

  • Postgraduate group meeting rooms
  • Postgraduate individual study rooms
  • Postgraduate study centre
  • Postgraduate lockers
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying
  • Height-adjustable desks
  • 24/7 spaces
  • 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

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

Curriculum resources

A teaching methods collection of resources and related curriculum items.