The Sir John Salmond Law Library is a research and reference library offering access to a wide range of Australian and international legal resources.
The majority of the library's holdings comprise the statutes and law reports of the Commonwealth of Australia and Australian states, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, United States and Canada. Collection strengths include significant journal holdings and text collections in comparative, international and environmental law.
Contact & location
The Sir John Salmond Law Library is located on the ground and lower ground floors of the Ligertwood building on North Terrace - view campus map. Ask Library is located on the ground floor of the Ligertwood building.
- Over 25 individual study carrels
- 25 group study tables
- 10 study rooms for group or individual study
- 2 specialised rooms for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students (with computers)
- Over 50 computers
Where to return loans
There is a returns chute at the Ask Library desk on the ground floor of the library, and a 24/7 returns chute on the eastern side of the Ligertwood building. You can return items to any of our libraries.
Printing, scanning and photocopying
Printing is available and uses your student quota. All of the printers in the library can also be used for photocopying and scanning (to USB). Learn more about printing, photocopying and scanning in the library
Recharging your devices
iPhone lightning chargers are available for loan from Ask Library.
Borrow some tech
The following items are available for loan from Ask Library:
Both the ground and lower ground levels of the Sir John Salmond Law Library are accessible via a card-operated lift located near the main entrance to the Ligertwood building.