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Main Library

The John & Alison Kearney Library (Main Library) provides customer-focused, quality, innovative services, information resources and a selection of active learning zones to suit groups and individual silent study needs.

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Location:

1b, Arch Building

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Consultations

Librarians are available for one-on-one consultations in person and online via web meetings. 

Faculty Librarians can advise on:

  • literature searching
  • choosing relevant information sources
  • setting up alerts to keep current
  • reference management ‚Äď EndNote & RefWorks
  • citing with APA, Chicago, Vancouver or Harvard styles

Make an appointment

Resources & facilities

  • At the Library Service Desk, staff can help you find¬†and borrow books, right through to accessing the latest research findings in electronic resources.

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    A library staff member assists a student at a computer

    Visit Student Assist at the rear of Level 2 of the Main Library for assistance with:

    • wireless or IT account problems
    • enrolment
    • subject selection
    • study plans
    • scholarships

     Look for the big "i". 

  • The Main Library¬†houses the physical collection of books, audiovisual resources and print journals in all disciplines except law. The Reserve Collection is located on level 2. The remainder of the collections are located on levels 3 and 4 and can be searched through Library Search.

    Borrowing from the Library

    Find in Library Search

  • New Books via Library Search

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    Ebooks

    New ebooks (in the last month)

    Print books

    Arrived or on order in the last 3 months:

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    Search your keywords then use the New to the Library facet to see new resources. 

    Search now

    Via RSS

    Subscribe to the following feed to get weekly updates of new books received in the Main Library.

    Or open the feed link in a browser that supports RSS or has RSS browser addons/extensions.

    How to subscribe to RSS feeds:
    1. Right-click the link and select copy
    2. Paste the link into the RSS Feed Reader
    3. The RSS feed is updated every Monday

    Check for instructions specific to your RSS Feed Reader as each reader may have different instructions for subscribing to feeds.

    If a book in the feed is not available on the shelf you can log into your Library account and place a hold on it.

  • The Main Library offers casual seating¬†and hundreds of individual study stations with either desktop computers or laptop facilities. Silent study spaces are available on levels 3 and 4.

    Eight study rooms can be booked by students and are equipped with either PCs or large screens for connection to laptops.

    An assistive technology room is available for eligible students. Access must be arranged through the University's Accessibility & Inclusion Advisor.

    More about Study Spaces

    Study Room Bookings

  • Computers

    Computers for student and staff use are located on Level 2 and 3 of the Main Library.

    Find a computer

    Printing & copying

    Self-service printing is available on Level 2 of the Main Library.

    The Print Shop located in the Main Library is a print-on-demand service providing high quality printing, binding, etc.

    More about Printing

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    The Papyrus café offers coffee, tea, cold drinks, light meals, and snacks in a relaxed atmosphere.

    The Papyrus Café is open 7 days a week. Phone 5595 3565 for café enquiries.

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At the Library Service Desk, staff can help you find and borrow books, right through to accessing the latest research findings in electronic resources.

Show map

A library staff member assists a student at a computer

Visit Student Assist at the rear of Level 2 of the Main Library for assistance with:

  • wireless or IT account problems
  • enrolment
  • subject selection
  • study plans
  • scholarships

 Look for the big "i". 

Access Arrangements

The Main and Law Libraries & Multimedia Learning Centre are generally only accessible to Bond students and staff with valid swipe card access. Alumni should visit Security to obtain visitor access. 

Access information for reciprocal borrowers from Australian and New Zealand universities is available on the Services for Alumni & Visitors page.

Contact the Library

General enquiries

[email protected]¬†¬†
+61 7 5595 1510  
 

Ask a librarian enquiries

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SMS: +610447291314