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Information Commons bring together electronic learning resources, computer hardware and software, media production facilities, in informal collaborative layouts to suit contemporary learning styles.
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What is a ROVER?

work in the Ourimbah (OIC), Auchmuty (AIC), City (CHIC) and Huxley Libraries, they are current UoN students.

Rovers provide
basic  advice, assistance and operational support to staff  and students in the use of the University of Newcastle’s information technology systems and assist with the provision of Library services.

Look for the person wearing the "black shirt" next time you visit an Information Common site.




  • Group discussion
  • Phone friendly
  • No parties

Information Commons (IC) are open 24/7
throughout semester.

Bright, lounge-style learning spaces are at Callaghan, City and Ourimbah ,with 24-hour
Rover support. 
IC's feature state-of-the-art computers, individual work cubicles, printing facilities, wireless access
and lounge areas.


Information Commons Locations

The AIC is located on level 2 Auchmuty Library, building L on the Campus Map.
HIC Huxley Library in the Hunter Building this Information Common is not a 24/7 space.

CHIC is located on the ground floor University House, corner King and Auckland Street, Newcastle.

OIC is located on level 1, Ourimbah Library.

Contact Us

    - By phone
    - Ask the Library
    - In person at one of our libraries
    - Text your question to 048 8765 006

Callaghan Campus
Carla Pilarski - Information Commons Team Leader
Room L321, Auchmuty Library
Phone: 02 492 18622


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