Library & Bookshops
The UNSW Library is a key icon of the eastern suburbs and can be clearly seen from many kilometres away. The Main Library and the Law Library are another great option for some focused quiet study when residents feel like a change of scene.
Main Library, Kensington
The Main Library at the Kensington Campus offers access to a wide range of materials, both print and online in the fields of arts and social sciences, built environment, business, engineering, medicine and science.
Help Zone: (02) 9385 2650
Map reference: E21
Freehills Law Library, Kensington
Freehills Law Library offers access to a wide range of materials, both print and online in the field of law and legal studies.
Information Desk: (02) 9385 3790
Map reference: F8
College of Fine Arts (COFA) Library, Paddington
COFA Library offers access to a wide range of materials, both print and online in the field of art, design and media arts.
Information Desk: (02) 9385 0713
Map: Block A
Water Reference Library, Manly Vale
The Water Reference Library offers access to a wide range of materials in the fields of fluid mechanics, hydraulics, groundwater and coastal engineering.
UNSW Bookshop has been awarded the Tertiary Bookseller of the Year award, and is not only a great place to secure textbooks and course notes, but is a well-stocked and excellent value bookshop in its own right. It also stocks software, computer accessories and UNSW Giftware.
The UNSW Bookshop is open 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday and from 10am to 2pm on Saturdays.
It is located in the lower section of the Quadrangle Building on the Kensington Campus.
Phone: (02) 9385 6622