Off campus students

Postal Borrowers

Students living outside the Newcastle/ Lake Macquarie/ Central Coast/ Maitland/ Cessnock/ Port Stephens local government areas may request items to be sent  via post. Items can only be posted to an Australian address.

Requesting books and journal articles

To request books and journal articles :

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Use Get it to request items that are not held in either the Library collection, ArticleReach Direct or BONUS+.
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Use ArticleReach to request Journal Articles NOT HELD in the University of Newcastle Library collections.
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Postal Borrowers initial due date is extended to allow for postage time - any consequent renewal is the same as for any other student.

You can also become a member and borrow from other Universities' libraries.

Library material you are unable to borrow:

  • 1 week loans or Course Readings
  • Archives, Rare Books & Special Collections
  • Items missing from the shelves
  • BONUS+

Renewing Loans

Renew  loans online via MyLibrary or during opening hours on 4921 5850.

Returning Loans

Return items by mail in padded envelopes to the Auchmuty Library. Allow enough time for return by the date due as fines will apply on overdue items. A return postbag is supplied and funded by SSAF.

Postal Address

Client Experience Services
Auchmuty Library
University of Newcastle
Callaghan NSW 2308

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