Library Search

Library Search is our comprehensive collection search engine. Features include citation exporting and embedded chat. Search options are highlighted below:

  • All - searches most University of Newcastle resources in a single search and includes books, journal articles, journals, multi-media and more.
  • Books - searches the University of Newcastle collection of books, ebooks, media and more.
  • Articles - searches a large collection of journal articles, conference materials, news, and reviews from a wide range of journal databases.
  • Journals - search for a journal by title such as ‘Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing’.

Library Catalogue

Find a book or "request" an item (unavailable or on loan) at your campus library by searching our Library Catalogue for the item and place a hold on the physical resources.

Resources include:

  • audio and visual recordings (including DVDs)
  • books
  • journals
  • magazines and newspapers
  • maps
  • music (online, CDs and musical scores)

Need an item that is not at your campus library?

No problem! Find and request the item that you need in the Library Catalogue and nominate the campus library that you would like to pick the item up from. See Intercampus requests.

For items not held by our Library, you can use the following services to borrow from other Libraries.

Lean Library Access

Access millions of University of Newcastle Library subscribed and Open Access full text journal articles and eBooks via your web browser with the Lean Library Access plugin. This browser plugin is quick and easy to install and provides alternative access to scholarly works wherever you're searching.  For more information and to download the plugin go to the Lean Library page.

Need something else?

Search our journal databases by title or by subject area. For an overview of resources (by subject area) see our Subject Resource Guides.

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