University of Queensland Library

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The University of Queensland Library (UQ Library) was founded in 1910. It developed from a small provincial university library into a major research library.[1]

Today the UQ Library is the University of Queensland's network of libraries.


  • Architecture and Music Library
  • Biological Sciences Library
  • Dorothy Hill Engineering and Sciences Library
  • Fryer Library
  • Gatton Library
  • Graduate Economics and Business Library
  • Herston Health Sciences Library
  • Mater McAuley Library
  • Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence Health Sciences Library
  • Princess Alexandra Hospital Library
  • Rural Clinical School Library
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Library (SSAH)
  • Walter Harrison Law Library

Further reading[edit]

  • Biskup, Peter: Richard Pennington, University of Queensland's First James Forsyth Librarian, 1939-1946. Australian Academic and Research Libraries, 27 (1996): 229-249.
  • East, John: "The University of Queensland Library: A Centenary History, 1910-2010." St. Lucia, Qld.: University of Queensland Library, 2010.
  • Scott, D.B.: A History of the University of Queensland Library. Australian Library Journal, 10 (1961): 68-87.
  • Thomis, Malcolm I. A Place of Light & Learning: The University of Queensland's First Seventy-five Years. St. Lucia, Qld.: University of Queensland Press, 1985.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ East, John W.: A Brief History of the University of Queensland Library, 2006.