Online study off campus support

The Library has an extensive range of online resources that can be accessed whilst off-campus.

Library Search allows you to filter searches based on content type, publication date, discipline, subject terms and language by using the filters on the left-hand side.

Lean Library Access provides one click access to UON Library’s subscription content and Open Access full text journal articles and eBooks wherever users are located, including off campus.

Subject Resource guides help you find subject specific resources.

Databases by title find the best library databases for your research, limit by subject or type.

Streaming videos watch documentaries, feature films, concerts, dance and music performances, medical procedures, TV news clips.

Referencing guide provides information and examples for each reference style.

Electronic Course readings collection access to your readings via the menu in your Blackboard course.

Place a hold on an item through Library Search and follow the prompts to request Click and Collect.

If you're unable to come to the Callaghan campus for pick up, you can select home delivery and your items will be posted to you.

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 that you are unable to borrow:

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

Renewing Loans

Renew loans online via MyLibrary or during opening hours on 02 4921 5850.

Library fine payments can be made:

  • Online via Credit and Debit Cards + Paypal
  • By phone Credit and Debit Card +61 2 49215850 during library hours

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

Book a Librarian. Get help from a Librarian in a face-to-face online session.

The service is available weekdays and weekends during semester – bookings are essential.

Study and Library Skills Use these resources to boost your study and library research skills.

Online resources and support guide for information and help with basic and more advanced digital skills for university learning technologies.

Search the Library FAQs

We have group study rooms equipped with Zoom and virtual whiteboards for collaborative group work. You can join a group Zoom off-campus via the Zoom app.  Book a room from the list below to get to get started.

Visiting our campuses

Campus maps and Library Virtual tours

Contacting us

During the week

Weekends and public holidays

  • Chat is available 11:00am - 3:00pm on Saturdays, Sundays and Public holidays during semester
  • Book a Librarian service is available on Saturdays, Sundays and Public holidays during semester from 11am - 3pm – bookings are essential.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.