This archive is the result of USC's research links with K'gari, comprising historical, scientific and political material represented by manuscripts, photographs, reports and surveys. Learn more on the K'gari (Fraser Island) Research Archive Guide.
This collection consists of around 10,000 plant specimens, some dating back to the 1940s, and provides a valuable historical record of plant distributions in our region. The physical Herbarium is located on Level 1 of the USC Sunshine Coast Library in a purpose-designed room.
The Library provides resources in a variety of formats to support teaching, learning and research at USC. Books and videos are available online and in physical collections distributed among USC campus libraries. Journals are available online, with the exception of a small collection of journals which are produced only in print, and are housed at the Sunshine Coast Campus.
The Law Collection on Level 1 at USC Sunshine Coast library supports law and criminology students and staff with legal texts, legislation and cases.
The Curriculum Collection supports Education students and staff with books, teaching kits and support materials for lesson preparation.
A copy of prescribed texts and readings nominated by the Course Coordinator are held in the Reserve Collection at each campus library where the course if offered, including USC SouthBank and the Sunshine Coast Health Institute (SCHI). These can be used in the building for two hours.