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Springfield Library facilities

The Springfield campus Library is located on level 1 of the main USQ building and offers:

For additional information please contact the Library.

Study spaces

The Springfield Library has a variety of different study spaces to suit your needs. This includes:

  • individual/quiet study
  • group study zones
  • group study rooms.

All study rooms have whiteboards, and portable whiteboards are available in open study spaces.

Bookable rooms

There are 2 group study rooms which can be booked by students.

Bookings can be made via the Springfield Help Desk.

Equipment for use in the Library

The Springfield Library houses a variety of equipment for use by students, staff and members of the public. This includes:

  • Library Search and database computers
  • Student computers
  • Student printers and scanners (B&W and colour)
  • Print vending (to add money to print quota)
  • Workstation on wheels
  • Photocopiers
  • Video/DVD

Specific information for students on locations, hours of access, quotas and printing is available from Current Students Computing.

Equipment for loan

The Springfield Library provides a variety of equipment for loan by students and staff. This includes:

  • Digital video cameras
  • Still digital cameras
  • Audiotape and CD player
  • Headphones
  • Digital voice recorders
  • Scientific Calculators 
  • KeePad Interactive TurningPoint kits (Staff only)
  • Whiteboard kits

Equipment can be borrowed via the Help Desk.

Collections

Library resources are found in the following collections:

  • Main Collection – range of resources across all subject areas
  • Course Readings Collection – limited loan collection of texts and some recommended references
  • Curriculum Collection – specialist resources for Education students which contains, children’s books, teacher resources, games, puppets and toys
  • Law Collection – laws reports, law journals, and legislation

The Library also provides online access to a large collection of ebooks and ejournals which can be accessed via Library Search.

Library use guidelines