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Morris Miller Library

View of the Morris Miller Library building

The Morris Miller library is located on the Sandy Bay campus, Churchill Avenue, Sandy Bay.

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Library phone number +61 3 6226 2211
Library email
Postal address Private Bag 25 Hobart 7001

First Semester

Monday 26 February - Sunday 23 June

Days Hours

Library & UConnect Services  
Staffed hours

Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Level 2, 3 & 4
Study Space & Library Collections
UTAS Students and Staff - outside staffed hours via
swipe access
7 days 5.00am - midnight
Level 5
Library Collections
Monday- Friday   8.00am - 5.00pm

General Public & Community Borrowers
Access to Library collections & spaces

Monday- Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm

Public Holidays

Level 2, 3 and 4 - Study Space only when hours state Open to UTAS Students & Staff, access via swipe card

ANZAC Day Thursday 25 April 5.00am - midnight
King's Birthday Monday 10  June 5.00am - midnight
Royal Hobart Show Day Thursday 24 October 5.00am - midnight

 Morris Miller Library

Print Morris Miller Library floor plan 

Level One

Level 2 - Morris Miller Library

Level Two

Virtual tour of Level 2

Entrance level for Library users

  • Wired and Wireless network for laptops
  • 27 PCs (computers 1,2,3, can be booked)
  • 1 Print/copy/scan
  • Scanner
  • Exhibition display cabinets
  • Micro Recording Studio
  • E Lab 2
    (for student use unless reserved for a class booking)
  • Group Study Room 2 & 3 with computer (online booking)
  • 1 Catalogue computer
  • Library self-check unit
  • Disabled toilet

Client Services Desk

For assistance with:

  • Printing accounts, e-mail passwords,
    borrowing & return of loan items
  • IT support desk (wireless laptop set-up)
  • Enquire here about assignment & research assistance

Reserve area (quiet study area)

  • High use course material
  • Ready reference collection
  • Document Delivery & Hold items awaiting collection
  • 1 Print/copy/scan
  • Library self-check unit
  • Wired network ports & power points for laptops.
  • Study desks

Level 3 - Morris Miller Library

Level Three

Virtual tour of Level 3

Access: Lift or stairs

Level 4 - Morris Miller Library

Level Four

Virtual tour of Level 4

Note: Level Four is a silent study area

Access: Lift or stairs

Level 5 - Morris Miller Library

Level Five

Virtual tour of Level 5

Note: Level Five is a silent study area

Access: Lift or stairs

Book a room

  • In your Library you can find the spaces to work in a group or a place to work quietly on your own
  • Wireless internet access is available in all areas of the library

Audiovisual collections

Level 4: Non-book material such as videos, DVDs, kits, cassettes and records. Most are available for loan

Collection codes: -
Morris Miller Cassette, Morris Miller DVD, Morris Miller Kit, Morris Miller Phonocassette,
Morris Miller Phonodisc, Morris Miller Video

Curriculum collection

Level 4: A wide range of materials intended for use by teachers in the classroom or in preparing work for the classroom. Its main users are Education students and academic staff. The collection includes children's fiction and non-fiction, teacher reference books, curriculum guidelines , kits, videos, pictures, posters and large format books. Most of the material is available for loan, but restrictions may apply.

Collection code: - Morris Miller Curric

Microform collection

Housed on level 4 of the Morris Miller Library : It comprises material in both microfiche and microfilm format covering a range of subjects. Includes back-runs of major newspapers. If you require help with using microforms, please ask at the Client Services Desk.

Collection codes: - Morris Miller MicFilm, Morris Miller MicFiche

Quaker collection

Level 5:

Material deposited with the University by the Society of Friends with subsequent additions by the Library. The collection covers all aspects of the Society of Friends, their religion, philosophy, life and thought. All items are listed in the library catalogue. Material in this collection is not available for loan and should be used in the Library.
Some items designated Morris Miller Quaker Rare are located in the Special & Rare collections.

Contact  Special & Rare Collections for access

Collection code: - Morris Miller Quaker

See also Quaker Life in Tasmania - online exhibition (including a history of the Quaker Collection).

Royal Society Collection

Level 5:

The Royal Society of Tasmania (RST) Library Collections are maintained by the UTAS Library. The Collection comprises a diverse range of 5000+ books and 650 journal titles (some held on open-access shelves and others in the restricted Rare Room), early maps and many early 19th century private family deposit collections. Its flagship journal, the RST Papers & Proceedings, is held in both paper and electronic formats. The RST Library also holds approximately 2000 rare and early manuscripts and books, including the oldest printed book (c1472) in Tasmania.

Contact  Special & Rare Collections for access

Rare Books

Level 5:

The Rare Book Collection is housed in the restricted-access Rare Room. The Collection comprises more than 8500 books and journals from a range of sub-collections including Christ College, Dunbabin, Baikie, Quaker, Royal Society of Tasmania (more than 2000 rare books and serials), St John Fisher College, Andrew Inglis Clark, Boyes, Franklin, Walker plus other donated or acquired rare materials. Most of the rare books have been catalogued however much of the Christ Collection rare book and manuscript collection remains uncatalogued.

Contact  Special & Rare Collections for access

Collection codes:- Morris Miller Rare, Morris Miller Quaker Rare, Morris Miller Roy Soc Rare,
Morris Miller College Rare etc