Sir John Salmond Law Library
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.
View opening hours for the Sir John Salmond Law Library.
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.
- (08) 8313 5759
- Find your liaison librarian
- Search the University Staff Directory
Self-guided online tour
Go on a self-guided tour of the Sir John Salmond Law Library using the GooseChase app! Download the free app and follow the instructions to learn about the library at your own pace, while completing fun missions.
- 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. You can return items to any of our libraries. A mobile returns chute is also in the reception area on Level 1.
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
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.