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You have the responsibility of purchasing textbooks and it is important you know what text books you require as they are an important resource for your study. Your course specification for each course lists the textbooks required for each course.

You are able to be purchase textbooks from the USQ Bookshop at the following locations:

The USQ Bookshop online textbook search facility contains the latest information (including price and availability) on the textbooks for each course. Operating hours and conditions of pick-up for each campus bookshop are also outlined on the USQ Bookshop website.

Second-hand textbooks

The USQ Bookshop provides a second-hand textbook service called StudyTexts. This service allows you to buy and sell current textbooks from other students.

Students also occasionally advertise books for sale on course discussion groups and the USQ general discussion group. You can access course discussion groups from your USQStudyDesk.

If you are an on-campus student, used textbooks are often advertised on notice boards across the campus.

Textbooks at the Library

All campus libraries hold at least one copy of all textbooks and recommended readings for each course.

Textbooks and popular recommended readings are held in the Course Readings Collection of each Library. Other recommended readings are held in the Main Collection.