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Library facilities

Equipment and spaces to help you

Book ThinkSpace equipment

In the ThinkSpace, you can book time with our 3D Printers and 3D carving machine.

Our friendly PLAs will be on site to assist with using the equipment between 11am-7pm weekdays. This is a free service, however we ask that you share your creations with the ThinkSpace community on our ThinkSpace Facebook page.

Digital Scholarship Studio

The Library’s Digital Scholarship Studio is a space for researchers and HDR students to access and explore tools and services to enhance their research. Use the booking form on each service page to make an appointment for guidance with research data management, data analysis and visualisation, data rescue, digitisation and 3D printing.

Disability support facilities

The Library has assistive technology rooms in the Fisher and Health Sciences Libraries. These rooms provide access to specialist software and hardware for clients that are registered with the University's Disability Services.

Facilities by library

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All of our spaces have:


Bosch Commons

Bosch Commons is a student study and learning space. It has:

  • 24/7 access for students and staff using your student or staff card
  • whiteboards
  • silent, quiet, and group work study zones
  • kitchenette
  • vending machines
  • 3 bookable seminar rooms with AV
  • access to high demand collections via the HAL-3 book vending machine.

Camden Commons

Camden Commons is a student study and learning space. It has:

  • 24/7 access for students and staff using your student or staff card
  • 70" interactive whiteboard/screen
  • access to high demand collections via the HAL-1 book vending machine.
  • pick up of requested material via the HAL-2 Smart locker
  • kitchenette
  • vending machines
  • khiteboards
  • a bookable meeting room with whiteboard
  • silent, quiet, and group work study zones

Sydney Conservatorium of Music Library

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music is a specialist music library with one of the largest music collections in Australia. It has:

  • audio equipment at designated desks for individual listening
  • a Scansnap bookscanner, located near the scores
  • A bookable meeting room with TV and VCR
  • an exhibition space
  • silent, quiet, and group work study zones

Dentistry Library

Located on the Surry Hills Campus of the University of Sydney, the Dentistry Library supports the Faculty of Dentistry and is a student study and learning space. It has:

Fisher Library

Located on the Camperdown Campus of the University of Sydney, the Fisher Library supports the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the Business School and the Faculty of Education and Social Work. It has:

Health Sciences Library

Located on the Cumberland Campus of the University of Sydney, the Health Sciences Library supports the Faculty of Health Sciences. It has:

Law Library

Located on the Camperdown Campus of the University of Sydney, the Herbert Smith Freehills Law Library supports the Sydney Law School and legal studies in other faculties and schools of the University. It has:

  • 24/7 access for students and staff via Fisher Library using your student or staff card
  • 10 bookable meeting rooms with whiteboards and computers
  • an exhibition space
  • silent, quiet, and group work study zones.

Nursing Library

Located at the Mallett Street Campus of the University of Sydney, the Nursing Library supports the Sydney Nursing School. It has:

SciTech Library

Located on the Darlington Campus of the University of Sydney, the Scitech Library supports the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment; Architecture, Design & Planning; Engineering and Information Technologies; the Sydney Medical School and the Faculty of Veterinary Science. It has:

  • a kitchenette with boiling water tap
  • 1 bookable meeting room with whiteboard, screen and projector.
  • Rare Books exhibition space
  • lift access between SciTech Library and the ThinkSpace
  • silent, quiet, and group work study zones.

Sydney College of the Arts (SCA) Library

Located at Rozelle, the SCA Library supports the staff and students of Sydney College of the Arts. It has:

  • a screening room with a screen and projector
  • silent, quiet, and group work study zones.

The Quarter

The Quarter is a dedicated Postgraduate study space located in the Camperdown Campus. It has:

  • 24/7 access for postgraduate coursework students via swipe
  • three bookable meeting rooms
  • a bookable event space
  • kitchen with microwave and boiling/chilled water taps
  • vending machines
  • free 24 hour lockers
  • whiteboards
  • disabled parking, height adjustable desks, and accessible toilets.

ThinkSpace

ThinkSpace is a technology showcase and creative play space, aimed at sparking ideas and providing opportunities for collaboration. It has:

  • a Makerbot 3D printer
  • a Creality Cr-8 3D printer
  • a 3D carving machine (Carvey)
  • 3D scanner
  • high end Macs
  • graphic tablets
  • touchscreen pods.

As new technologies become available, they will be incorporated into the space to ensure there are always new creative tools to spark innovation.