Programs and resources for tertiary students

We provide free research orientation programs, self-guided visits and research consultations for students at university, TAFE and college.


We offer free research orientation programs for student groups.

The program includes a tour of the Library and covers:

We can tailor the program to suit your group's subject area.

Cost: Free

Duration: 90 minutes.

Bookings essential - enquire now

We also offer customised sessions to support tertiary-level coursework and research degree programs. Contact us to learn more.

Self-guided visits

Make the most of the Library's collections and resources by bringing your students to the Library for a free self-guided visit. We can provide handouts tailored to your subject area and Library cards for your students.

Bookings essential - enquire now

Research consultations

We offer free research consultations for students who have a complex research question. We can provide guidance to relevant resources and advice about search strategies.

Contact Ask a Librarian to book a research consultation.

Research guides and other resources

We've developed online research guides to help your students with researching particular subjects, including:

  • government publications
  • legislation
  • historical statistics
  • drug statistics, trends and policies.

Students can also search the Library's catalogues to find books and other collection material, including:

  • maps
  • manuscripts
  • oral histories
  • digitised content.

Your students can access over 80% of the Library’s eresources from anywhere, anytime if they're a New South Wales resident. They just need a Library card or a registered NSW public library card. If they're not a resident of NSW, they can access the eresources collection at the Library.

Visit the Library to access the complete eresources collection.

Learn more about using the Library's collections.

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