Library spaces - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Library spaces

The five campus libraries offer a blend of individual, group and silent study spaces ideal for your study needs. USC library resources are also available at USC SouthBank, and the Sunshine Coast Health Institute (SCHI) Library.

USC Sunshine Coast

All service desks are located on Level 1.

The USC Sunshine Coast library has three levels, with the entry and exit points on Level 1. The library space in J Wing is accessed from Level 2. The Ground floor is accessible when the library is closed.

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This library offers:

  • individual and group study spaces
  • wireless and power outlets throughout all floors
  • group study rooms (bookings can be made online)
  • silent study areas (please turn your mobile phone to silent when you enter)
  • 24/7 accessible study space (includes student PC's, study tables, printing, copying and scanning facilities) 
  • wheelchair accessible workstations are available near the library entrance
  • printing, copying and scanning (colour printing on Level 1 & 2)
  • general public computers with limited access to databases and resources for non-USC staff and students
  • laptops for loan
  • portable battery chargers for loan (phones/tablets)

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USC Caboolture

This library offers:

  • individual and group study spaces (bookings can be made online)
  • wireless and power outlets throughout the library
  • silent study area (please turn your mobile phone to silent when you enter)
  • wheel chair accessible workstation
  • printing, copying and scanning
  • general public computers with limited access to databases and resources for non-USC staff and students
  • laptops for loan
  • portable battery chargers for loan (phones/tablets)
USC Fraser Coast

This library offers:

  • individual and group study spaces (bookings can be made online)
  • student PCs at study tables
  • wireless and power outlets throughout the library
  • silent study area (please turn your mobile phone to silent when you enter)
  • 24/7 accessible study space (includes full access to all library facilities with exception of the library collections) 
  • wheelchair accessible workstation
  • printing, copying and scanning
  • general public computers with limited access to databases and resources for non-USC staff and students
  • laptops for loan
  • portable battery chargers for loan (phones/tablets)
USC Gympie

This library offers:

  • individual and group study spaces
  • USC wireless via Eduroam
  • printing, copying and scanning available in the USC building
  • onsite Reserve collection and short-term loans during semester
  • laptop for loan
USC Moreton Bay

The library offers the following:

  • individual and group study spaces
  • Student PC's 
  • wireless and power outlets throughout all floors
  • group study rooms (bookings can be made online)
  • wheelchair accessible workstations
  • printing, copying and scanning
  • 24/7 accessible study spaces (includes student PC's, study tables, vending machine and printing, copying and scanning facilities) 
  • portable battery chargers for loan (phones/tablets) 
USC SouthBank

USC SouthBank students have access to the General Collection:

  • Borrow books by placing a hold request. Items requested will normally be delivered to USC SouthBank for collection within two working days (subject to Australia Post delivery service).
  • Request a scanned chapter of a book held at USC Sunshine Coast.

The Reserve Collection is held in Student Central SouthBank:

  • The Reserve Collection is available for a 2-hour loan.
  • Short-term loan items (1 day and 3 days) may also be available.

Contact Student Central SouthBank

Tel: +61 7 5409 8600

Monday to Thursday: 8.30am-5pm
Friday: 8.30am-4:30pm
Public holidays: closed

SCHI

USC students enrolled in courses offered at the SCHI will have access to the SCHI Library.

The Library offers:

  • individual and group study spaces
  • USC wireless via Eduroam
  • computers that provide authenticated access to the USC network and applications via USC Anywhere
  • access to online library resources via USC Anywhere, using a web browser to visit the USC library website
  • printing, copying and scanning
  • onsite USC Reserve and Short-term loan collections