The University of Newcastle Library offers annual membership to members of the public. Library cards will be issued upon presentation of a completed Library Membership Application form available from any Loans Desk.
Please remember to carry your card at all times if you wish to borrow. Report lost cards to Loans Desk staff immediately to prevent unauthorised use.
|Number of items||Loan period|
$110 per calendar year
($55 if joining after 30th June)
No Toys or English
|Loan periods vary, always check your receipt or MyLibrary|
2 weeks (1 renewal)
Community borrowers are subject to fines for late return of Library items, and borrowing will be suspended when over $10 is owed, or an item is more than 14 days late.
Library membership does not allow remote access to electronic resources.
Walk In Users (Individuals)
Members of the public wishing to access the Library's resources who are not currently staff or students at the University of Newcastle may be eligible to access the Library's electronic resources at dedicated Library Catalogue (NEWCAT+) computer terminals where the University's licensing agreements permit.
For more information on what is available download our guide Walk In User Guide (pdf)
Companies and institutions (Groups)
These groups may also apply to join the Library. Up to four people per membership may be nominated as borrowers. Library cards will be issued upon presentation of a completed Company Application form (pdf) at any Loans Desk.