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  • Library spaces

    The University of Sydney Library has 14 locations across campuses, including in Darlington/ Camperdown, Camden and Sydney CBD.

    View all library locations
  • Study at the Library

    With over 5,000 study spaces across library locations for individual or group study and handy facilities, the Library is your home away from home.


    - Bookable desks, group study rooms and computers

    -  Printers & scanners (load funds onto SydPay to use this service)

    -  Wi-Fi (sign in with your UniKey)

    -  Nap pods

    -  Kitchens and vending machines

    Book a study space
  • Use technology and equipment

    Let your imagination run wild with free access to ThinkSpace and CreateSpace. Collaborate, design and create with:

    - 3D printers

    - Virtual Reality

    - CNC carving

    - One-Button Recording Studio


    Just bring your ideas and we can help make them a reality or come along to one of our workshops and discover what’s possible.

    Discover our technology spaces
  • New from overseas?

    Settling into study or research, and life in Australia is exciting, but it can also be a lot to learn about all at once.


    Library staff are here to help you while you study and make the most of university life in Australia!

    Contact us Library resources to
  • Library resources to help you settle in

    The library glossary helps to explain the different words and phrases that we use to deliver Library services. It's available in English, Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese and Thai.

    We have a range of resources in languages other than English, including Chinese languages, French, Korean and Japanese.

    Learn how to get started at the Library

  • Library collections

    The Library has millions of physical and digital resources for you to use for your study.  You can browse resources using the options below, or search for a title or database from the Library homepage.

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  • Inclusive and diverse

    We celebrate diversity and provide safe spaces where individuals can thrive. We’re committed to supporting the needs of all clients, including First Nations peoples, the LGBTQIA+ community and clients with disability.

    Visit our equity, diversity and inclusion page Visit the First Nations Hub
  • Connect with others


    Come to a Library event


    The Library hosts events throughout the year to help you learn, study and connect with others.

    View all events
  • Meet your guides to uni life

    Peer Learning Advisors are students ready to help you. They can answer your questions about study tips, making friends, using the Library and more.

    You can catch up in person at some library locations or video chat using PeerConnect - no need to make an appointment

    Get in touch with a Peer Learning Advisor
  • Catch up on PeerPod

    If you’ve ever wondered what is expected of you at university – like how much time you should study, where to meet new friends, or what to expect if you go to your lecturer’s office hours – then PeerPod is the podcast for you.


    Find out more about Peerpod