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UTS Library

Explore how the Library's spaces, collections and services are designed to support the research lifecycle.

UTS Library is central to the UTS experience and fundamental to a lifetime of learning in an open, ever-present and equitable way. They provide vital assistance through training and advice covering the following areas: 

  • Literature: Scoping and searching
  • Data:  Reference and research data management.
  • Impact: Tracking your record and impact.
  • Metrics: Evidence for funding opportunities and grant schemes.
  • Publishing: Support and services.
  • Copyright: Advice on content.


UTS Library is located at the UTS City Campus, in Building 2, from Level 7-9.  It offers a wealth of study and collaboration spaces, including many desks with a view outside or looking into the UTS Reading Room below. Library users have access to landscaped terraces with informal study areas on Level 8 and a silent study floor on Level 9.  The UTS Reading Room is located at UTS City Campus in Building 2, Level 5. With a triple-height atrium opening to a large skylight and an uninterrupted glass façade looking over Alumni Green, this is a light-filled space for quiet work, reading and contemplation. UTS Library and UTS Reading Room are open to UTS students, staff, and researchers. 

UTS Scholars Centre

The UTS Scholars Centre is a unique study space allocated especially for use by UTS Higher Degree Research (HDR) students to work on their research. The space is prioritised for quiet study and writing. Find out more.

UTS Thesis Collection

Learn about the collection and how to submit your digital thesis. These are automatically made available via the OPUS: Digital Thesis Collection (External link) after the conditions of degrees are fulfilled.

Librarian Workshops, Training and Consultations

UTS Library facilitates regular workshops for HDR students, researchers, and professional staff engaged in aspects of the research lifecycle. In addition to this, UTS Librarians offer one on one consultations with Honours students, HDR students and UTS staff. Request a consultation now. 

Databases and Guides

  • Sage Research Methods is a database on research methods including the Little Green and Little Blue books plus case studies for different disciplines. See all Library databases.
  • OPUS is the university’s institutional repository of academic outputs including publications and theses.
  • ATSIDA is the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive. It is a trusted repository of Australian Indigenous data managed by UTS Library.
  • Systematic review Study Guide is an online guide curated by librarians that outlines systematic or scoping reviews. See all Library guides.

Acknowledgement of Country

RES Hub acknowledges and pays respect to the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the Boorooberongal people of the Dharug Nation, the Bidiagal people and the Gamaygal people, upon whose ancestral lands where UTS now stands.

We pay respect to their Elders; past, present, emerging and future as the traditional custodians of Country and knowledge for this land. We recognise their continued connection to the land and waters and the continuation of their cultural, spiritual, and educational practices. We extend this respect to all Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples who visit RES Hub.

As a place for the UTS community to connect and collaborate, RES Hub acknowledges the long-standing traditional practices of these communities in gathering to share experience, knowledge, and history. RES Hub acknowledges that sovereignty was never ceded. This is and always will be Aboriginal Land.