Updated Proposed Library Desk and Opening Hours for 2020

So that we can provide concentrated support when you need it most and to simplify our hours across our sites, we are suggesting some changes to our desk and opening hours. Earlier this semester we asked for your feedback on these proposed changes.

We’ve listened to your feedback and made a number of updates to the proposed changes. Once again, we want to hear your feedback.

Proposed changes for 2020 include the following across our sites:


Changes to Info Desk Hours

Fisher and Law libraries will remain open 24/7 for University staff and students.

In response to feedback and client data, we are proposing a change to when our information desks are open:


Monday-Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Fisher and Law Libraries 24 hours 24 hours 24 hours 24 hours
Fisher Info Desk 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 9am-5pm 9am-5pm
Law Info Desk 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 9am-5pm 1pm-5pm


Changes to Library Opening Hours

To simplify our opening hours across our other Library sites, we are proposing to change when Libraries are open at the following sites:


Monday-Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
SciTech Library 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 9am-5pm 1pm-5pm
Nursing Library 9am-7pm 9am-5pm


Changes to Chat Now hours

Chat Now is a great way to chat live with a Library staff member for instant support. From Semester 1, 2020 we are looking to extend our ChatNow service to the following hours:


Monday-Thursday  Friday 
Chat Now 10am-10pm  8am-6pm 


Opening hours will remain the same in Health Sciences and Conservatorium libraries

In response to feedback and client data, opening hours will not change at Health Sciences and Conservatorium libraries. Hours at those libraries will remain the same as in 2019:


Monday-Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Health Sciences Library 8am-9pm 8am-6pm 10am-5pm 1pm-5pm
Conservatorium Library 8am-8pm 8am-6pm 10am-5pm closed



What do you think about these changes? We want to hear from you!

Provide your feedback in this short survey.

The survey will close on Monday 2nd December 2019 at 17:00.


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