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University of Newcastle Library guides

Library Orientation:  Home

Getting started with using our Library services both online and on campus

Library Tours

Library Tours

The Library is an important resource that you'll use regularly whie at Uni. There are extensive book and journal collections, as well as a range of online resources and services.

Library tours run in O-Week and the first few of weeks of each semester and provide an introduction to the services and study spaces available. For dates and times of tours at the various library locations visit the Library Tours page.

5 Things to Know

5Things to Know - Now and Later

  1. 24 Hour Access to information -visit our website anywhere, anytime.
  2. Your Student card is your Library card for borrowing and electronic access.
  3. Library PIN - create one now to access self-checkout and log in to MyLibrary (your online Library account) to check due dates, renew loans and request items.
  4. Use the Library Catalogue (NewCat+) to find the resources you need - in the Library and online.
  5. Library classes, online tutorials and guides will help you in your studies.
  1. Add money to your student card or myPrintCopy account to print and copy on campus.
  2. Check Course Readings for prescribed texts and essential readings.
  3. Use Subject Resource Guides to help find the best resources.
  4. Library Information Commons are open 24 hours during semester at Auchmuty (Callaghan campus), City Precinct and Ourimbah campus.
  5. Find the Library noise zone to suit your study style - silent, quiet or group study.

Book a Librarian

Book a Librarian

For help using the library catalogue, finding journal articles, using ebooks, or managing references drop in to the library and speak to a librarian or book a time in advance.
To book a time, visit the Book a Librarian page.

Foundation Studies Portal

The Foundation Studies Portal provides useful information when first using the library and its resources.