Phase 1: The redesign of the University's former Senate House Building Abercromby Wing, opened in 1966, and the construction of a new building to link it with the existing Sydney Jones Library Grove Wing.
Phase 2: The refurbishment of the Sydney Jones Library, designed by Basil Spence and opened in 1976. The Sydney Jones is the library serving the faculties of Arts and Social and Environmental Studies.
The project commenced in 2006 and was completed in September 2008.
Type of library
Shepheard Epstein Hunter
Features and services
Cafe/refreshment areas, Group study spaces, Meeting rooms, Provision of special materials, Public address system, Specialist subject collections
Design features, Structural
Access between floors, Access to building, Access within building, Assistive technology, Furniture height, Parking
Services and facilities suppliers
Sentry, Nordplan, 3M
Internet access, Laptop points, RFID, Self service circulation, WiFi, Number of public computer terminals: 400