The Macquarie University Library is the largest academic library in Northern Sydney. The library holds over 1.8 million print and electronic items, including books, journals, newspapers, reports, conference proceedings, working papers, maps, Macquarie postgraduate theses, computer software, multimedia, microfilm, microfiche and additional non-print resources. New items are regularly added to ensure high quality resources are available for learning, teaching and research.

The library provides access to over 600 databases; 500,000 e-books; more than 69,000 electronic journals; books, printed resources and multimedia via MultiSearch.

The new Library building was opened on 25 July 2011, and was assigned building number C3C. It provides a 21st-century learning and research environment that facilitates vital interactions between people and knowledge.

The new Library has over 2500 seats for group and individual study and more than 200 PCs for students. The library also provides study seats with desktop power for laptops, Macquarie network access, vending machines and has dedicated Postgraduates and Higher Degree Research study spaces with free lockers for Macquarie University Students.

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