Jeffrey Smart Building

JSB plaza


Your Library - on demand, regardless of location and device

Need help?

Contact us by using:

  • Ask Library / IT service point
  • Pop-ups
  • UniSA app
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Chat

The Ask Library / IT service points are located on Levels 2 - 5, opposite the main lifts. Just pick up the phone and call us, we can video call if you would like. 

You may be on a library web page and receive an invitation to chat.

You may find us popping up around campus, or you may wish to contact us through the Ask the Library chat, email or phone service.

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Award winning building

Great News! UniSA’s Jeffrey Smart Building has won three accolades in the South Australian Architecture Awards 2015.Designed by John Wardle Architects in association with Phillips/Pilkington Architects, JSB won the Derrick Kendrick Award for Sustainable Architecture, won the SA Chapter Award for Educational Architecture and received a commendation for Interior Architecture.The awards citation described the JSB and its immediate surroundings as a “highly accomplished architectural work, which demonstrates an integrated sustainability approach has been at the core of creating good architecture”.These awards reflect the quality of both the building’s design and functionality. 

Silent Zone - Level 6

Level 6 is now a dedicated Quiet Floor and includes a Silent Zone. The Silent Zone is located in JS6-12C (via JS6-12).

Looking for a space to do group work in the Jeffrey Smart Building?

  • Try the big tables near the compactus on levels 3,4 and 5
  • Book a study room via the Library website, Digital Wayfinder or UniSA student app
  • Tables outside the Careers Shop on level 1
  • Get some sun on the outsidetables (power and data available)

Law Students- priority access to JS6.03

The Law practice room (JS6.03) allows law students to take part in simulated court proceedings. Law students therefore have preferential access to this room.

All students are welcome to use this room when not booked.

Opening hours

Building opening hours from Monday 7th March 2016

  • Levels 1, 2 and 3 are open 24 hours with swipe card access.
  • Monday-Friday: 8.00am – 12.00am (levels 1 - 6)
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10.00am – 6.00pm

For more information visit the Library website.

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  • Services


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  • Book a room

    Book a room

    You can book rooms if you are working on a group assignment, planning an event or hosting a meeting

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  • Quiet spaces

    Quiet spaces

    Looking for a quiet place to study?

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  • Library collections

    Library collections

    Explore the collection layout

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Areas of study and research

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