University Library

Audio visual equipment, group study rooms and training rooms for student use

In addition to our computing facilities and copying services, we have audio visual equipment, group study rooms and training rooms for student use.

  1. Group study spaces
  2. Postgraduate study spaces
  3. Training rooms
  4. Multimedia suite – Barry J Marshall Library
  5. Audio visual equipment

Group study spaces

Libraries have a number of group study rooms and booths available for use.  Visit the online group study space booking system:

  • to book a space using your UWA email account
  • find information, including location, capacity and IT facilities in each space
  • for full terms and conditions

Spaces can be booked for up to two hours per day, per group and are available for booking during our opening hours. Spaces range in capacity and equipment and various study zones apply, depending on the location. Contact subject libraries for more information about group study spaces.

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Postgraduate study spaces

UWA postgraduate students have access to two dedicated study spaces for the purposes of individual silent study. Both are accessible using your Campus Card during Library hours. Desks in the Postgraduate Study Spaces are available for use on a hot-desk basis. Please remember to take your belongings with you at the end of the day.

  • Reid Library, Second Floor - 133 desks, 60 lockers, 15 powered laptop lockers are available. The Faculty of Arts manages the allocation of lockable study carrels in the Reid Library  to Arts PhD students. For information about the carrels and other spaces for PhD students within the Arts Faculty buildings, please email
  • Barry J Marshall Library, Third Floor - 32 desks are available.

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Training rooms

Classes are only available to staff and students. However all patrons, including walk-in users, are welcome to use the computers in the training rooms when there are no classes being held.

Some libraries have training rooms where classes are provided in finding research information and using library resources. Contact the appropriate subject library for more information.

Training room facilities
Barry J Marshall Library
2 Teaching Rooms
  • Teaching Room 1 - 13 PCs available
  • Teaching Room 2 - 23 PCs available
Education, Fine Arts and Architecture Library
16 PCs available
Beasley Law Library
2 Training Rooms
  • Level 1 Training Room - 16 PCs available
  • Level 2 Training Room - 28 PCs available
Medical and Dental Library
16 PCs available
Reid Library
1 Training Room
  • Training Room 1 - 20 PCs available

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Multimedia suite – Barry J Marshall Library

In addition to standard Library software, the Adobe Creative Cloud suite is available on the 8 Multimedia computers in the Barry J Marshall Library. This is only available with a UWA login and includes access to the following Adobe programs:

  • After Effects
  • Audition
  • Bridge
  • Dreamweaver
  • Edge Animate
  • Extension Manager
  • Fireworks
  • Flash
  • Flash Professional
  • Illustrator
  • InCopy
  • InDesign
  • Media Encoder
  • Muse
  • Photoshop
  • Prelude
  • Premiere Pro
  • Speed Grader

Webcams and headphones locked to the computers are available in the four multimedia group study rooms. A Lumens visual presenter cameras is also available in multimedia group study room 4. Staff do not provide support in the use of multimedia software. Online help is available through the Adobe site.

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Audio visual equipment

Our audio visual equipment is available to all borrowers with some facilities available to walk-in users. DVD-playing facilities are available on Library PCs.

Contact the appropriate library for more information.

Audio visual equipment
Barry J Marshall Library
Group study rooms (excluding Multimedia Room 1 & 2) are equipped with digital whiteboards available which allow text written on them to be saved to a USB.
Facilities for practising group and individual presentations on large screens.
Education, Fine Arts and Architecture Library
Group study rooms are equipped with webcam, large LCD display screens and digital whiteboards which allow text written on them to be saved to a USB.
Beasley Law Library
1 TV and VCR/DVD player.
Medical and Dental Library
1 TV and VCR/DVD player and 1 x-ray viewer (in group study room 2).
Music Library
3 listening booths with CD players, turntables for vinyl LP recordings (in 2 booths), cassette decks and headphones.
1 VCR, 1 DVD player.
Reid Library
1 audio visual area with 1 VCR/DVD player, 1 Blu-ray player, 1 radio/cassette/CD player.

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