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Facilities

The Library has a range of facilities to help students and staff. Library facilities include photocopiers and printers (colour, and black & white), Group Study Rooms, Presentation Practice Rooms, Self Check-out machines and computers for students use on all four levels of the Library.

Content Responsibility: Teaching and Learning Facilities

Level B offers students a 24/7 space with:

  • Open plan seating for individuals or groups
  • Study cubicles
  • Power points to plug in your devices
  • Free UC WiFi
  • Computers
  • Autoloader to add printing, photocopying and scanning credit
  • Printing, and printing capability from your own device
  • Toilet facilities
  • Vending machines
  • Assistive Technology Room
  • UC Emergency phone - located inside the Security Office

After hours access to the Library Commons requires swipe access with your UC student card to enter the space.

Computers are available on all levels of the Library for student use.  There are eight express computers available on Level B.

Training Room 4, on Level A of the Library, has 16 computers available for student use when the room is not booked for training sessions.

Currently available student computers located in the Library and other buildings on campus (updated in real time).

Rooms are available in the Library for groups of students to book for presentation practice or group study during library opening hours.

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Terms & Conditions

  • Available to UC students ONLY (must use your UC student email)
  • For group study purposes only (minimum 2 people per room)
  • Limited to 3 hour bookings per group, per day
  • Can be booked 1 week in advance
  • Room held for only 15 minutes after the start of the booking time.

Information about the rooms available

NameLevelPCDVD Player**WhiteboardPlasma/LED TV
Group Study Room 1DYesPCYesNo
Group Study Room 2DYesPCYesNo
Group Study Room 3DYesPCYesNo
Group Study Room 4DYesPCYesNo
Group Study Room 5DYesPCYesNo
Group Study Room 6DYesPCYesNo
Group Study Room 7B Library CommonsYesPCYesNo
Group Study Room 8D40D Seats 8 peopleNoNo

Yes

No
Presentation Practice Room 1*BYesDual DVD/VHS playerYesPlasma
Presentation Practice Room 2*BYesPCYesLED

*The presentation practice rooms include large, wall mounted TV screens which can be used either with the room's PC or connected to a laptop via the cable provided.

**The PCs in each room have a built in DVD player. Presentation Practice Room 1 has a dedicated DVD and VHS player connected to the Plasma TV.

Telephones for on campus calls only are located:

  • Level A - Training Room 4
  • Level B - at the lift
  • Levels C & D at the lift doors

The Library provides black & white, and colour printing and photocopying.

Students can also print from their own device through the UC Student Web printing portal.

For more information and printing costs read the instructions available at each of the printers, or the library printing help page.

Two Self Check Loan machines are located on Level B which you can use to borrow books. One is in the foyer for loaning of books from the General collection and books with a 7 day loan period, and the other is in the Short Loan collection for books with a 3 hour and 3 day loan period. You must have a current borrower card.

Please note that audio visual items cannot be loaned using the machines.

The Library has an Assistive Technology room on Level B the Library Commons. You will need to be registered with Inclusion and Engagement to access the room with your UC student card.

There are four PCs in the room, a printer, and a scanner. Software includes: WYNN, JAWS, DRAGON and ZOOMTEXT.

Lockers with keys are available from Inclusion and Engagement, on payment of a deposit; there is also internal telephone, and an emergency buzzer.

The room will sometimes be booked for supervised exams.

The Library has been divided into different zones to meet a range of study needs for individuals and groups:

  • Level B - The Library Commons, Moderate study zone, and Silent study room. 
  • Level C - Quiet study zone, and chill out area.
  • Level D - Silent study zone only.