Changes to Library Services during the holiday break

Ask Library and all of the campus libraries (excepting Barr Smith Library Level 3) will be closed from 3:00 pm Friday 22 December to Monday 1 January 2024 (inclusive).

Level 3 of the Barr Smith Library will continue to be available for students and staff as follows:

22 December Swipe-card access after 5:00 pm
23 and 24 December 24/7 with swipe-card access only
25 and 26 December Closed
27 to 31 December 24/7 with swipe-card access only
1 January Closed
  • Access to the High Use collection, Requests pick-up shelf, Laptop-self service unit, and study spaces on Level 3 will be available to the University Community via your University ID card.
  • Online resources will continue to be available 24/7 from any location.
  • Ask Library queries will be responded to once the service resumes on 2 January 2024.
  • Requests for items can still be placed via Library Search but they will not begin to be processed until after 8 January 2024.
  • Interlibrary loans cannot be requested until 2 January 2024. 
  • Specials Collections items are unavailable until 16 January 2024 when the Special Collections Reading Room reopens. 
  • The Entwined exhibition will close at 3pm on 22 December and reopen on 2 January 2024.

All campus libraries will reopen on Tuesday 2 January 2024. You can see the full opening hours here.

We wish you all a wonderful holiday and a happy new year for 2024!

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