Summer session at the Library

A warm welcome to our new and returning students.  


Through Summer session, the Library will be open to Western students and staff with a current ID card, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm and after-hours at identified campuses, under Library Study Hall conditions. Check your campus library page for full details.

The Library will be closed from 17 December, 2020 to 3 January, 2021. 

 Contact your Library

If you need help while on campus, you can video chat to Library staff at the Digital Service Desk. 
When you are off campus, phone, live chat or email the Online Librarian with your library query. 

SERVICES, Study tips, tutorials and advice:

The ‘Get to know your Library’ guide is a great starting point for finding out about essential facilities and services at your library.

 Refresh or sharpen your study skills with library online tutorials.

 The Library Study Smart website has a wealth of resources to improve your assignments, links to book a one-to-one Zoom session with a Study Smart Librarian or Study Smart Officer and downloadable ‘how-to’ guides.   


We encourage you to observe physical distancing and the maximum numbers allowed in enclosed spaces in the Library. Thank you for your assistance in keeping our libraries COVID safe.

Library Student Group Study rooms are open with restricted numbers. Please:

  • do not exceed the number of people displayed on the signage for the room
  • maintain the required physical distancing between people
  • restrict the number of people you gather with in the open study spaces
  • do not exceed the number of people displayed on the signage for the open study area booths
    Good luck in your studies and welcome to the Library in Summer session.