Q: Will there be separate collections for Health Sciences and Nursing in SWHB?
A: The Health Sciences and Nursing collections will be integrated into one collection.
Q: Will there be a separate 2-hour loans section in the new SWHB Library?
Q: Are there computers and photocopier/scanning machines in the new Library?
Q: When will the Health Sciences and Nursing libraries be closed? When will the new Library open in SWHB?
A: The Nursing Library will be closing on Friday 27th November. The Health Sciences Library will be closing on Friday 11th December. The SWHB Library will be opening for Semester 1, 2021.
Further information about the SWHB project
is available on the University website.
Q: Does the SWHB Library have 24/7 access?
A: The SWHB Library will not be open 24/7, however students and staff will have 24/7 access to spaces on Level 1.
Fisher Library will continue to be a 24/7 Library space.
Q: Will I be able to access the Library collection during the relocation period?
A: The 2-hour collections for both libraries will be transferred to Fisher Library. While we are setting up the new Library, the Health Sciences and Nursing library collections will be visible in Library Search but unable to be borrowed.
Once set up is complete, items will be available for requesting and pick-up from other Library locations until SWHB Library is open for business.
Q: Will Resource Sharing requests be affected during the relocation period?
A: Physical Items will be available for pick-up from other Library locations during the relocation. Digital items will be unaffected.
Q: Will I still be able to access Health Sciences and Nursing Library spaces during the relocation?
A: No, these spaces will be closed. You can access our other Library spaces and learning facilities at Camperdown during this period.
Q: Will items in Storage still be accessible during the relocation period?
A: Yes, but the pick-up location will be other Library locations.
Q: Are Library staff going to be available to provide assistance during the relocation period?
A: Yes, our other Library locations will be open, and we will continue to provide assistance including through our Live Chat
Your Academic Liaison Librarians will also be available for appointments
Q: Will I be able to return books to the Health Sciences and Nursing libraries during the relocation period?
A: No, items will need to be returned to one of our other locations. They can also be mailed to:
Eastern Avenue F03
The University of Sydney NSW 2006
Q: Will I be able to pick up holds or in-transit items from the Health Sciences and Nursing libraries during the relocation period?
A: No, but you can pick up items from one of our other locations.
Q: What’s happening to print serials?
A: A selected number of print journal titles (6 from the Nursing Library, 16 from the Health Sciences Library) will be moved to the SciTech Library. Otherwise, our journals are accessible through Library Search
Q: Are Academic Liaison Librarians (ALLs) available during the relocation period?
A: Yes, ALLs will continue to be available to support your research and teaching needs. You can book an appointment
to meet with us.
Q: What kind of access can students and academic staff expect to have after business hours?
A: Students and staff will have 24/7 access to spaces on Level 1 of SWHB, but the Library will close at the end of each day. Fisher Library will continue to be a 24/7 Library space.