Social Sciences & Humanities Library

Hours

Your UQ ID card is required after hours (8pm - 7am) 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
  • Holdshelf
  • Book returns
  • Consultation space
  • Computers
  • Copy/Print/Scan
  • Desks/Seating
  • Auto loan machine
  • 24/7 spaces
  • New 2 UQ (Student Services)
  • Careers & Employability (Student Services)
  • Student Leaders (Student Services)

Information for clients with disabilities.

Level two 

  • Group room 2
  • Newspapers
  • Maps
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Curriculum Resources collection
  • East Asian collection
  • Multimedia
  • Journals
  • Quartos
  • Folios
  • Reference section
  • Computers
  • Copy/Print/Scan
  • Desks/Seating
  • Stairwell, lift and toilets are open 24/7

Level three

  • Books A-Z
  • Group room 3
  • Postgraduate lockers
  • Auto loan machine
  • Computers
  • Copy/Print/Scan
  • 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
  • Copy/Print/Scan
  • Computers
  • Desks/Seating
  • Law Library collection
  • 24/7 spaces (excluding Law Library collection)
  • Writing Centre (Student Services)

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. 

Law Library collection

The Law Library print collection has been temporarily relocated to level 4 of the Social Science and Humanities Library while the Law Library is being refurbished.

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