UTS Library

Library service changes

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Last updated 27 March 2020

To ensure the health and safety of the UTS community including students and staff, the UTS Library has made some changes. Check this portal for announcements, details on accessing the collection and digital services, and tips for remote learning.

We thank you for your cooperation and look forward to welcoming everyone back later in the year.


For the health and safety of the UTS community the UTS Library and UTS Reading Room will close from 10pm, Wednesday 25 March 2020.

UTS Central computer, printing, and study spaces are open - please practice social distancing when in these spaces and around campus.

Online chat and phone

Our online chat service is available at the following times during session:

  • Monday to Friday: 8am to 10pm 
  • Saturday & Sunday: 10am to 6pm 

If online chat is unavailable and you have any questions, please Ask a Librarian

Or if you'd prefer call us on 02 9514 3666

  • Monday to Friday: 9am to 6pm 
  • Saturday & Sunday: 10am to 6pm 

Borrowing books and laptops

Books may be requested through the Library website and laptops will also remain available. Please allow 24 hours for any requests to be completed.

Pick up for books and laptops is located near the Library entrance and will be open 2pm-6pm daily. Only current staff and students will be permitted into this area.

Reserve items and laptop loans have been extended to 24 hours.

Loans and renewals

Existing borrowing periods and renewals apply - renewals will be automatic unless the item is recalled.


Returns can be made to the returns chutes on level 7 of UTS Central (CB02).

The returns chute on level 5 has been closed.

Group study rooms

Due to the government social distancing advice all group study rooms are closed until further notice.


Printing in still available on levels 5 and 6 of UTS Central.