The SCA Library has a specialist collection of resources relating to the theory and practice of contemporary visual arts and design. The collection also includes material on critical theory, media and gender studies.

The SCA library holds a range of different types of material available for loan, including books, DVDs and multimedia. The library also holds journals and reference material on the visual arts. Facilities include computers for research, Internet access and training. Photocopying, printing and scanning are also available.

The SCA Library is part of the University of Sydney Library. Students have access to all libraries within the University system. Student's identification card is used for borrowing across all libraries.

Sydney College of the Arts Library - N01 Rozelle
Phone +61 2 9351 1036
Facsimile +61 2 9351 1043
E-mail SCA Library
Web Sydney College of the Arts Library
College Librarian Jen Hayes
Phone no. +61 2 9351 1038

Semester Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday 9.00am - 6.30pm
Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm


Closed on Public Holidays.

Semester Break
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Library Services for Alumni

Alumni Library membership is available for SCA Library, at an annual fee of $80 (incl.GST). Information about how to get an alumni library membership, and information about library services available to alumni are available at the following link:

Services for University of Sydney Alumni

A new service available to alumni is off-campus access to Proquest Central databases. This collection of multidisciplinary resources provides access to nearly 9,400 publications, with more than 5,400 of those in full text. Content includes journals, newspapers, newsletters, and newswires.