Use the library catalogue to find material in the Library's collections including published, unpublished material and eresources like ebooks. Get a Library card to request and use material from the Library’s collections.
We’re a reference library so we can't lend to you. Books you have requested will be reserved for you for 7 days on LG2 in the Governor Marie Bashir Reading Room, and can usually be renewed several times.
You can borrow some of the Library's books and other collection material through other libraries, including some books published overseas. Speak to your public library about requesting an interlibrary loan.
Find useful English resources on the reference shelf in the HSC Info collection on LG2. These include the Young Writers' Showcase, a selection of the highest scoring major works presented by English Extension 2 students, and reference books on literature.
You don’t need a Library card to use this material on the shelves in the reading rooms.
For more information on how to search check out our Help page.
Find the best new books and recent magazines from Australia and around the world in our Governor Marie Bashir Reading Room. There are over 1,000 new books available to browse and read in our Critics’ Picks section on LG1 and LG2. Books are organised by subjects such as Literature and Language (on LG1); Social Sciences and Current Affairs; Business and Politics; Science, Technology and Medicine; Arts and Recreation, and History, Geography and Travel.
Why not use them as inspiration for choosing your extended reading and research?
Most books have been reviewed by top critics, including the Australian Book Review, New York Review of Books, the Times Literary Supplement and the London Review of Books.
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