Library response to COVID-19: Status and updates

Western Sydney University Library is taking several actions to protect the safety and wellbeing of our staff and students in response to the Australian Government recommendations about COVID-19, while still providing the services and assistance you need to succeed.

More details about the latest actions and changes to how we deliver services to you will be released in the announcements below.  Should you have any queries, please contact us.

We appreciate you observing the NSW Goverment Physical Distancing guidelines while in the library.


  • 1 June 2020
    • Extended physical opening hours on identified campuses
  • 11 May 2020
    • Reinstatement of intercampus requests
  • 8 April 2020
    • Extension of due dates for borrowed items
    • Easter closure information
  • 31 March 2020
    • Digital Service Desks live during opening hours
    • Suspension of requests
    • Library Student Group Study Rooms closed
  • 27 March 2020
    • Changes to library opening hours
  • 25 March 2020
    • Library service desk online
    • Study Smart Zone to Study Smart Zoom
  • 19 March 2020
    • Swipe/tap access to campus libraries for current Western Sydney University students/staff only
    • Social distancing measures
    • Library Study Hall changes
    • Off campus access