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University Library




Homepage: The University Library

Our University Library operates nationally at six physical library locations and as a consolidated set of online services and content which can be used regardless of your location and around the clock.  

Click on the tabs to the right of this About the Library tab to find out more about what the Library can do for you; the themes and practices we promote; and our key messages to you. 

We welcome enquiries and feedback from staff and students, prospective students and other interested parties. Your feedback is an invaluable source of information in planning the development of our collections and services. You can send your feedback directly to our University Librarian using our Have Your Say service or you can use our Contacts page to find a specific staff member you wish to email. All feedback will be responded to provided it includes a return email address.

Please pay us a visit in person or contact us online, via phone or email to see how we can help you to with your learning and your research.

Your Library


  • Has welcoming and professional staff who are experts in their field and are committed to the Objects of the University 
  • Provides access to information in a diverse range of accessible formats that will help students to make the most of learning opportunities and succeed in their studies and will help researchers to develop and deliver impactful research 
  • Offers a range of resources and services to partner with staff to enhance their teaching outcomes 
  • Contributes to the University's teaching, learning and research priorities by supporting the development of research and inquiry skills and the attainment of the graduate attributes 
  • Offers our instruction, advice and assistance via a range of communication mediums 
  • Provides access and inclusion support and services for our students 
  • Values feedback about Library services and resources and undertakes to address any issues identified in this feedback 
  • Recognises the value of research to the University and the broader community and partners with researchers to improve the discoverability and impact of their research 
  • Welcomes students and staff of other universities, members of the public, religious orders to use Library facilities, services and resources where these can be shared 
  • Acknowledges the traditional owners of the lands on which we work  
  • Provides a respectful and culturally safe environment 

Your Library seeks to increase awareness of:


  • Academic Integrity
  • Accessibility and Inclusion 
  • Adoption and embedding of information literacy and digital dexterity frameworks 
  • Copyright obligations and opportunities 
  • Effective research data management practices  
  • Flexible and well-equipped informal learning spaces   
  • Integration of student and researcher support services  
  • Open Access Publishing, Scholarship and Research practices 
  • Enhancing research visibility and Impact  
  • User-Centred Design 

All questions are good questions  


  • If you can’t find what you need, tell us  
  • If we can’t help you, we will find out who can 
  • Your Library is an open, inclusive, and welcoming space for all
  • We can save you time in your study and your research  
  • We operate seven days a week and across extended service hours 
  • We want you to use our services