The Herston Health Sciences Library is located on Level 6 of Block 6, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Herston Road, Herston (PDF, 1.9 MB). It provides resources and services to support the teaching, learning and research needs of UQ staff and students, in addition to staff of the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital and the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital. The University, the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital and the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital jointly fund the Herston Health Sciences Library. Information on transport is available from the University’s Transport Guide.
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Study Spaces - Group Rooms
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The strengths of the Herston Health Sciences Library are dentistry, indigenous health, medical history, medicine (all fields), nursing, nutrition, obstetrics and gynaecology, oral health, orthopaedics, paediatric and child health, pathology, psychiatry, social and preventative medicine, surgery and tropical health.
The Otto Hirschfeld Collection
The Herston Health Sciences Library houses the Otto Hirschfeld Collection - a collection of historical medical books and papers.
The after-hours book return chute is located outside the main entrance to the Herston Health Sciences Library. When the Library is open items are returned to the return chute located at the loans desk.
There are toilet facilities for students with disabilities.
There is an adjustable desk.
More information can be found at Support for Users with Disabilities.