Using the Library
Library hours and locations

Opening hours vary dependent upon the time in the academic year and the individual library. Check your campus library page for hours, address, location maps and a virtual tour.

WSU community hours operates at identified campus libraries and provides extended access after general Library hours cease. WSU Community hours vary, so, so check the opening hours for your campus. Entry to the Library during WSU Community hours requires a current Western ID or Gradlife card.

Library Spaces

Study Spaces

The Library provides a variety of study spaces to suit the way you prefer to study. Each campus has shared, open study areas and student group study rooms for collaborative work, while quiet and silent spaces allow for focused study.

Book a Student Group Study Room

Bookable online by University students with a current WesternAccount, each campus library offers group study rooms for collaborating on projects, studying with other students and for practicing presentations.

Book a Library space

Are you running a workshop, have a book to launch or a work that you would like to exhibit? Do you need space for a collaborative get-together? The Library has a number of different spaces that may suit.

Contact your local Precinct Librarian to discuss opportunities to use Library spaces, or complete the Western Now form.


Printing, photocopying and scanning.

Printing, photocopying services at Western Sydney University campus libraries deliver high speed, quality copying, scanning and printing. Information on these services, operating procedures and associated equipment can be found in the copy/print areas or by asking at the Library Service Point. Parramatta City Campus printing and photocopying is provided by Campus Services.

Free Wifi.

Western WiFi is the University's on campus wireless network, provided free of charge to current students, staff, and some associates of the University.

Using your WesternAccount to log in, students and staff on all campuses are able to access the Internet from smartphones, PDAs, iPhones, iPads, Android 4 (or later), Linux based devices, and more. Visit the ITDS webpage for more details.

Sleep Pods on campus.

Sleep Pods are available at Campbelltown, Hawkesbury, Liverpool, Nirimba, Parramatta South and Penrith campus libraries. All the features of the Sleep Pod are designed to help you relax - the zero gravity position, specially composed sleep music and gentle wake sequence of programmed lights and vibrations will have you rested and rejuvenated in no time. Try a nap next time you are on campus.

Library etiquette

The Library is a space for everyone to use, so consider others and act respectfully when using the Library. Be aware of the noise level limits in different areas of campus libraries like the silent study and quiet study zones. The university is a smoke-free and vape-free zone.  The Library Code of Conduct outlines the behaviours from which clients are asked to refrain whilst within the Library.

The Library rules supplement the Library Loans Policy and Code of Conduct for Library clients.

For concerns about noise and behaviour, see staff at the campus service point, contact the Online Librarian or Campus Safety and Security.