Library Merger FAQs
Q: How can I submit research requests?
A: QLS members are able to submit requests through the QLS website and via fax (07 3236 3883), or by visiting the Supreme Court Library in person.
Q: Will there be a cost involved for the new library services?
A: Members are entitled to free document delivery and research services similar to those that exist currently. This includes:
- Up to ten document delivery items (journal articles, cases etc.) per day
- 30 minutes of free research performed by SCQL research staff per research request sent
Limitations on the free service are that no more than 20 pages of material may be faxed per day (or 10Mb limit for emailed information), and that members requiring more than 30 minutes of research be performed per request pay a surcharge at a the standard SCQL rate of $22 (incl. GST) per hour.
Q: What will be the turnaround time on my research and document delivery requests?
A: Significant improvements in the turnaround time for research and document delivery requests are now possible.
Document delivery requests delivered by fax or email will be provided within one hour of request. Research requests will be provided on the day of request wherever possible.
Q: Do I have walk-in access to the Supreme Court Library?
A: Members are welcome to use the Supreme Court Library collection, and will be entitled to free photocopying and printing. To obtain a photocopy card please ask at the reference desk when you next visit the Supreme Court Library after Christmas.
Q: Do I have access to online subscription services?
A: QLS members have walk-in access to the electronic resources available at the Supreme Court Library, and have remote access to the following resources:
Further resources may be made available remotely to QLS members in the future. Members will be advised as and when they become available.