On this page: Hours, locations and contact; Facilities; Floor plans and accessible features; Collections.

Hours, locations and contact

Hours

Location

Duhig North (Building #12), UQ St Lucia Campus
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Contact

Email: ask@library.uq.edu.au

Phone: +61 7 3346 4312

Fax: +61 7 3365 3482

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Postal address:

Social Sciences and Humanities Library,
The University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4072

 

Facilities

Facilities snapshot

Floor plans and accessible facilities

Level one

  • AskUs service point
  • Reading Room
  • The Hive
  • Group rooms 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4
  • Individual rooms 1, 2
  • Assistive technology rooms 1, 2, 3
  • Book Dispensing Machine (BDM)
  • High use shelves
  • Holdshelf
  • Book returns
  • Consultation space
  • Computers
  • Copy/Print/Scan
  • Desks/Seating
  • Auto loan machine
  • Copy credit machine
  • 24/7 spaces

Level two

  • Group room 2
  • Newspapers
  • Maps
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Curriculum Resources collection
  • East Asian collection
  • Multimedia
  • Journals
  • Quartos
  • Folios
  • Reference section
  • Computers
  • Copy/Print/Scan
  • Desks/Seating
  • Stairwell, lift and toilets are open 24/7

Level three

  • Group room 3
  • Postgraduate lockers
  • Auto loan machine
  • Computers
  • Copy/Print/Scan
  • Desks/Seating
  • Height adjustable desk
  • Stairwell, lift, toilets and group room 3 are open 24/7

Level four

  • Group room 4
  • Postgraduate lockers
  • Copy/Print/Scan
  • Computers
  • Desks/Seating
  • Law Library collection
  • Postgraduate space (coming 2016)
  • 24/7 spaces (excluding Law Library collection)

View information for clients with disabilities.

Collections

Strengths

  • Australian Studies
  • Business and Economics
  • English and Australian Literature
  • History and Political Science
  • Religion
  • Sociology
  • Psychology

Developing strengths in emerging research areas:

  • Criminology
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Islamic Studies

Australian statistics

These publications, issued by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and its predecessors, can be viewed in the Library. They are not available for loan. Many items are also available online from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Curriculum resources

A teaching methods collection of resources and related curriculum items.

East Asian collection

Chinese, Japanese and Korean language collection, containing traditional and contemporary literature. 

Law Library collection

The Law Library print collection has been temporarily relocated to level 4 of the Social Science and Humanities Library while the Law Library is being refurbished.

Multimedia collection

English, European and Asian languages' collection covering a wide subject range, including:

  • documentaries
  • training films
  • feature films

The videos and DVDs are available for a loan period of 7 days.

Some multimedia items are also located in the general collection.