About the Library
With a collection of over 1.8 million print and electronic items, Macquarie University Library is the largest academic library in northern Sydney. We are committed to innovation, excellence, flexibility and professional principles in service delivery. Our vision is to be a world leader in the provision of information services and enable Macquarie University to be among the top eight research universities in Australia and the top 200 in the world.
Our Resources and Services
Description of our main collections and resources.
- Friends of the Library
Library Friends Foundation news, events, projects and membership form.
- Lachlan Macquarie Research Initiatives
Digital research projects on Governor Lachlan Macquarie.
- Lachlan & Elizabeth Macquarie Room
A reconstruction of the original parlour room in Governor Macquarie's house.
- Library Essentials Guide (pdf, 478kb)
Basic guide to Library services and facilities.
- Floor Plans
View our resources, facilities and services on each floor.
- Conditions of Use
Rules and guidelines on borrowing, use of the Library and more.
Includes our policy on purchasing published material.
- Client Service Charter (pdf 103kb)
Outlines expectations of Library staff and Library clients.
- Video Streaming
The Library offers a large number of audiovisual titles streamed via the Library catalogue and MultiSearch.
Includes profiles of all our University Librarians since 1965.
- Casual Employment
Information on joining our casual employment eligibility list.
- Library Committee
Information on the Library Committee's structure and operation.
- Sustainable Building
Take a look at some of the innovative sustainable features of the Library building.
- New Library Project
Find out more about the design and features of the New Library.
- Our Staff
Our senior management team with photos and contact details.
- Strategic Planning
Includes service improvements, strategic plan and quality enhancement framework.
- Survey Results, Statistics and Reports
What you said and what the library is doing about it.