Studying at the Library

Study your own way

We have a variety of study spaces to offer you at each of our locations, whether you prefer individual and quiet study or collaborative work. There are also over 200 computers located in learning common areas and laboratories around the Geoffrey Bolton Library.

At the Geoffrey Bolton Library

Silent study zone, Level 4, South Wing

For individual and silent study. Please be considerate of others when you are in this area.

Quiet study zones, Levels 1 and 2, South Wing

Ideal for individual or quiet study with a friend.

Open study zones, Levels 2 and 3 Learning Common

Best for collaborative and group work and are located in high use areas.

Book a study room

You can book a study room at the Geoffrey Bolton Library for group and collaborative work.


The Launchpad

Located on Level 3 of the Geoffrey Bolton Library, the Launchpad is a space for you to connect with innovative industry leaders and collaborate with like-minded students and entrepreneurs. You can also attend industry presentations, a careers seminar, a research showcase or get access to technologies that will elevate your studies. Drop in to find out more about the Launchpad.

Study booths and desks in this area are bookable except when events are being held. Refer to the screens in the Launchpad for more information.

24 hour access

You can access the Geoffrey Bolton Library at any time using the Level 2 entrance, near the ECL courtyard. Use your Murdoch ID card to swipe in.

After hours access to the Veterinary Library is available to current Veterinary Science student and staff.

Call Security on +618 9360 6262 or use an Emergency Call Button if you feel unsafe or need a Security escort. Escorts are available to both on campus and selected off campus locations.

Postgraduate spaces

Postgraduate students (Masters by Research and Doctorate students) can apply for access to a study carrel at Geoffrey Bolton Library.

Access to Rooms 2.010A & 2.011 on Level 2, South Wing of the Geoffrey Bolton Library is also available.

Our librarians are specialists in their subject areas, and can assist you with your research.

Renew items you have on loan and keep track of what you have borrowed using My Library.

How can we help you today?
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+61 8 9360 2563
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