Mid year recess Library hours

26 June, 2017

Please check Library Hours for opening and closing times at each Library or Information Common during the recess period. Information Commons do not open 24 hours a day in the mid-year break.

The Auchmuty Learning Lounge collaborative space will be open 24 hours. Student card is required for swipe entry when the Auchmuty Library is closed.

The Ourimbah Nyte Bytes computer lab will be available when the OIC is closed. Access is via the external stairs. Student card required for swipe entry.

Enjoy your break!




Fairy tale and fandom: celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter – Monday 26 June

23 June, 2017


The Ourimbah Campus is hosting a panel discussion on fairy tale and fandom.  Not a wizard? No worries Muggles are allowed to attend.

The panel discussion will be followed by a movie screening of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. You must register online with Eventbrite to attend.

Visit the Ourimbah Library to see a wonderful Harry Potter display and check out some HP items such as:

Wondering which House the Sorting Hat will put you in? Go to PotterMore to find out.


Today is World #RefugeeDay

20 June, 2017

This is a day to celebrate the positive contributions of refugees to Australian society.
Get the facts visit The Refugee Council of Australia

Learn more from the Library’s ebook and streaming video collections



Assignments due? Stressed about exams?

19 June, 2017



  • Chat or email
  • Phone Zone: +61(0) 2 4913 8800


  • Drop into the Library and speak to a Librarian
  • Book a time in advance
  • Book a Library Live session to speak face-to-face with a Librarian online

Self help online

And if you’re pulling an all-nighter in the Library please ask us about our Winter Warmers pack.



New Library Live video chat service

13 June, 2017

Can’t find the information you need? Now you can connect face-to-face with a Librarian online for help. Library Live is an online extension of our Book a Librarian service.

Book a Librarian is now available in a way that suits you:

  • Drop into the Library and speak to a Librarian.
  • Book a time in advance to meet with a Librarian in any of our Libraries.
  • Book a Library Live session to speak face-to-face with a Librarian online.

All Book a Librarian services can be tailored to suit your research and assignment questions and provide help using ebooks, finding journal articles, using Newcat+ Library catalogue or managing references.


How-to use FollowMe printing

7 June, 2017

You now have two choices for printing:

  • A new FollowMe option
  • The existing printing option

FollowMe printing lets you use your UON ID card to release and pay for printing at any Library multifunction printer/photocopier (MFD).

To send printing via the FollowMe print option:

  1. Select StudentPrint from your PC printer list. The default is Black and White unless colour is selected in Printer Properties.
  2. Click ok to send your printing.  Jobs will expire after 24 hours.

To release printing at the Library MFDs:

  1. Swipe your UON ID card and select ‘My print jobs’.


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  1. Choose printing for release and select ‘Print’.

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  1. Collect your printing.  Payment will be deducted from your account. Remember to logout.


Library staff are available if you need help.

Cochrane Library database

2 June, 2017

Currently, the ability to access login/register option  for Cochrane Library via Wiley is not functional, with access affected to the following:

  • Access your saved publications, articles and searches
  • Manage your email alerts, orders and subscriptions
  • Change your contact information, including your password

While the Development Team at Wiley have advised the fix for this issue will be available in August 2017, they have supplied a ‘workaround’ which can be obtained by submitting a request via ASAP