University Library

Getting started at the library

A big welcome to our new students and a warm welcome back to all of our continuing students. We wish you all the best with your studies this year! See below to find out what's happening in the next couple of weeks and learn more about the library's support services:


Find out how we can help you with your studies


From databases to research data management, find out how the library supports research.

Teaching staff

We are on hand to support course development and deployment

Find a service

Discover the full range of services and learn how the library works to support you.

News & events

Help using Library Search

Can't seem to find exactly what you're looking for using Library Search? It's easier than you think! Watch this short video to learn how to get the most out of your search results.

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New University Open Access Policy

A new Open Access Policy has been endorsed by Academic Board, formalising the University’s commitment to open access. The new policy seeks to increase the reach and impact of our research and education and has implications for both researchers and teaching staff. 

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Course Reader collection at Ask Library

Course Readers for Semester 1 can now be purchased from the Online Shop via MyUni. Once purchased, bring your receipt to Ask Library on level 3 of the Barr Smith Library to collect your reader.

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Writing Studio at the Barr Smith Library

Introducing the Writing Studio! This new space is a result of close collaboration with the Faculty of Arts, and will be home to creative writing classes and workshops, beginning in Semester 1.

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