Library facts and figures

QUT Library has three branch libraries - Gardens Point Library, Kelvin Grove Library and the Law Library, each providing resources and services to support the learning, teaching and research needs of the students and staff of their campus or faculty.

The following is a statistical snapshot of QUT Library in 2019.

Library spaces

  • 2,612,816 visits to the QUT Library
  • 2,201 seats

Information resource collections and usage

  • 985,590 ebook titles and 211,423 print book titles
  • 68,699 ejournals and 412 print journals
  • 61,719 online videos
  • 414 online databases
  • 140,026 physical loans; 86.99% are self serve

Learning and study support

  • 6,907 Library Helpdesk enquiries
  • 3,070 chat and email enquiries
  • Library Specialist appointments
  • 465 tours and workshops for QUT students
  • 16,786 total tour and workshop attendance
  • 893,872 QUT cite|write visits
  • 124 online subject and 65 online unit guides

Research support

  • 57,119 fulltext works in QUT ePrints (cumulative total)
  • 2,342,583 QUT ePrints fulltext downloads (cumulative total)
  • 2,131 research consultations
  • 162 research support sessions
  • 2,587 total research support session attendance
  • 81 IFN001: Advanced Information Research Skills (AIRS) sessions; 1,002 total session attendance; 568 AIRS completions
  • 3,838 data management plans (cumulative total)