Online Study Off Campus Support

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

Library catalogue NewCat+ allows you to refine your search to locate online journal articles - select 'Journal Articles' from the Limit by menu on the left hand side.

eBooks can be found by selecting FORMAT then ebook, or by searching an eBook collection. Check out the eBook Guide for more information.

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 & 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.

Use Get it to request items to be posted to your home address. Electronic copies of articles / chapters from books will be delivered to your University of Newcastle email address in PDF format.

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

Library Live is our online service. Get help from a Librarian in a face-to-face online session.

Book Library Live for a time that suits you.

Library Live service is available weekdays from 9:30am to 5:00pm and on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays from 11:15am - 2:15pm – bookings are essential.

Digital Technologies self-help guide provides help if you are experiencing difficulties accessing our online resources.

Online Tutorials Learn skills to search effectively and locate relevant material.

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.
  • Library Live service is available on Saturdays, Sundays and Public holidays during semester from 11:15am - 2:15pm – bookings are essential.