Instagram competition UON Library Olympic challenge – LAST CHANCE TO WIN

30 August, 2016


To share in the Olympic spirit we want you to post to Instagram either a Library space, service or collection that you would award a Gold medal. Get creative it could be a video or photo. Upload it to Instagram and tag with #UONLibrarygoldmedal for your chance to win a $50 voucher.

We will post all entries on this page. *remember to make your pictures public

Winners drawn 2nd September 2016. So get snapping!

Terms and conditions

Survey Coffee Vouchers valid until 31st August!

29 August, 2016

Did you participate in the recent Library Client Satisfaction Survey?

Drink vouchers provided to participants as a thank you are valid until 31st August.

If you have not already collected your voucher then visit a Library Service Zone to obtain one.

Remember to fill in your details on the back of the voucher for your chance to win a GoPro Hero4 waterproof camera, or a FitBit, or a $50 Visa card.

Winners will be contacted after the draw.2016#0030-coffee-ss-1920x1080

Children’s Book Week display at Huxley

24 August, 2016

The Children’s Book Council of Australia have announced this year’s winners. See Book of Year Winners 2016


Books are chosen in the following categories:

  • Older Readers
  • Younger Readers
  • Early Childhood
  • Picture Book of the Year
  • The Eve Pownall Award for Information Books

The Huxley Library staff have put up a great display with all the winning books available to view.

Come in and have a look …

Fill out our Survey & you could win a GoPro!

18 August, 2016


Enter our Survey Draw for a chance to win a GoPro Hero4 waterproof camera + have a hot drink on us!


We want your feedback! Take our Library Survey – it only takes 5-10 minutes – and once completed, you can enter the GoPro Draw PLUS you will receive a hot drink voucher.

Would you like to know more? Check out our Survey information page.

New database trial – Factiva

18 August, 2016

Factiva, a new database trial, will be running until 14th September 2016


Factiva is a current international news database.  Users have access to a wide range of information from newspapers, newswires, industry publications, websites, company reports, and more.  It includes national, international and regional newspapers–current content and archives.

Tell us what you think to get a free Cuppa on us!

11 August, 2016

We want your feedback! 

We want to know how well YOU rate your Library, so we are shouting you a free drink for letting us know!  Check out our Library Survey page for more information and click on the Library Client Satisfaction Survey  link.  Once completed, staff and students of the University of Newcastle or Ourimbah TAFE can pick up a drink voucher from any of the Service Zones in the Auchmuty, Huxley, Ourimbah, City Campus, Sydney and Port Macquarie Libraries.


Asking for help is a sign of strength

10 August, 2016


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.

Remember Librarians never go out of fashion


University of Newcastle female library staff members: 1961



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