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Participating Universities

Participating university libraries

  • Deakin University
  • Edith Cowan University
  • Federation University
  • Griffith University
  • Massey University (New Zealand)
  • Murdoch University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Melbourne
  • University of Newcastle
  • University of Sydney
  • University of Technology Sydney
  • University of Wollongong
  • Victoria University

What is BONUS+?


BONUS+ is a resource-sharing service that enables the lending of selected library material among the staff and students of participating universities from Australia and New Zealand.

What material is available in BONUS+?

BONUS+ is a free service  which enables current staff and students to request loans of book titles not held at the University of Newcastle.The holdings of the member libraries are constantly being updated  giving you access to a wider collection than that held at the University of Newcastle.

If the book that you need is not available in the University of Newcastle Library, if it is held at another BONUS+ library you can request it online and collect it a few days later from the pick-up location of your choice.

BONUS+ is only for requesting monogragh / book titles not held in the University of Newcastle Library collections.

  • Journal articles can be requested through ArticleReach Direct.
  • Book chapters, theses and conference papers need to be requested through get itThe get It service can be used when you can't find the items you require in either ArticleReach Direct or BONUS+.

ArticleReach  For information on how to use ArticleReach Direct, go to the ArticleReach Direct Library Guide.

  For information on how to use get it, go to the get it Library Guide.

Who can use BONUS+?

All University of Newcastle staff and students are eligible to use this service.

Where can I get more information about BONUS+?

For additional information about searching, requesting, viewing your article and other BONUS+ policies, please contact your Resource Sharing team.


Contact Us

Resource Sharing - Interlibrary Services
Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5.00pm


Phone: 61 2 4921 5857
Fax: 61 2 4921 5833


Postal Address
Resource Sharing - Interlibrary Services
Auchmuty Library
University of Newcastle
University Drive
NSW  2308




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