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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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

24/7 High-Use collection and study space.

  • Collections:
    • High-Use
    • Requested items
  • AskUs service point
  • Book returns
  • Meeting Rooms N105-N106A
  • Study rooms N107D, N107E
  • Assistive technology rooms N107A–N107C
  • Consultation room
  • Computers
  • Print, scan and copy
  • Toilets
  • Postgraduate lockers

Information for clients with disabilities.

Level 1 Floor plan, Social Sciences and Humanities Library

Level two 

24/7 study space.

  • Computers
  • Print, scan and copy
  • Toilets

Floor plan level 2

Level three

24/7 collections and study space.

  • Collections:
    • Books and journals
    • Reshelving
  • Meeting Room N311
  • Computers
  • Print, scan and copy
  • Height adjustable desk
  • Toilets

Level four

24/7 collections and Study space.

  • Collections:
    • Books and Journals
    • Chinese Resource Centre
    • Curriculum resources
    • Folios
    • Maps
    • Microform
    • Newspapers
  • Postgraduate study centre:
    • Group meeting rooms 
    • Individual study rooms
    • Lockers
  • Meeting Room N412
  • Computers
  • Print, scan and copy
  • Height adjustable desks
  • Toilets

Floor plan, level 5

Finding your way in the Library

A two minute guide to The University of Queensland's Social Sciences and Humanities Library.

 

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.