Gatton Library (JK Murray Library)

This library has 24/7 study spaces and a sciences collection supporting the Gatton campus. It is named after
Jack Keith Murray  (1889-1979).


Alumni, Community members and visitors can access the JK Murray Library from 7am-10pm, Monday to Friday and 7am-6pm over the weekend, excluding public holidays. The collection is available during the AskUs desk service hours.

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Postal address

UQ Gatton Library
The University of Queensland
Gatton QLD 4343

UQ Gatton Library.


  • 570 seats
  • 96 computers
  • 3 training rooms
  • 1 Energy Pod

Rooms you can book

13 group meeting rooms

    24/7 space

    UQ staff and students can access levels 1 and 2 after service hours, using their UQ ID card. Touch the card to the card reader beside the door for entry.

    Information for clients with disabilities.

    Where to return loans

    • The return chute is located inside the library, near the entrance to the collection
    • Return high use materials to the AskUs service point

    Floor plan and accessible facilities

    Level one (lower Level)

    • Training rooms 112, 123 and 124
    • Group meeting rooms 101-102, 114-116, 118-119, 128
    • Postgraduate Study Centre
    • Postgraduate lockers
    • Computers
    • Device docks (connect for screen, power and keyboard)
    • 24/7 study space
    • Outdoor study space
    • Drinking fountain
    • Kitchen
    • Recharge station
    • Print/Scan/Copy
    • Courtesy and emergency phones
    • Toilets

    Gatton Library (JK Murray Library) floorplan, level one.

    Level two (upper level)

    • AskUs service point
    • Book returns
    • Self-service machine
    • Collections
      • High Use
      • Requested items
      • Journals
      • General
      • Newspapers
    • Individual study spaces
    • Group study spaces
    • 24/7 spaces
    • Meeting rooms 213-216, 219
    • Height-adjustable desks
    • Computers
    • Device docks (connect for screen, power and keyboard)
    • Print/Scan/Copy
    • Ground Source Heat Pump information screen

    Level 2 floor plan, Gatton Library.



    • agribusiness
    • agriculture
    • agronomy
    • animal studies
    • crop production
    • equine and companion animals
    • horticulture
    • natural and rural systems
    • veterinary science
    • wildlife biology

    Recreational reading collection

    This collection provides recreational reading for Gatton students. The collection is jointly funded by the Library, The UQ Gatton Campus and the Halls of Residence, Gatton.