Scheduled IT Maintenance Saturday 29th April, 2017

27 April, 2017

A scheduled IT Services Maintenance will occur on Saturday 29th April 2017.

Between 8.00am – 8.00pm systems and services will be affected while maintenance is performed.

Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

ANZAC Day Library Hours

20 April, 2017

Library hours for Tuesday 25 April 2017

  • Auchmuty and Huxley Libraries are open 9am – 5pm.
  • Ourimbah Library is open 10am – 3pm.
  • Newcastle City and UON Sydney Libraries will be closed.
  • Auchmuty Learning Lounge & Ourimbah Nyte Bytes will be open 24 hours. Both are unstaffed spaces. Student card required for swipe entry.
  • AIC, CHIC & OIC close at 12 midnight Monday 24 April, open ANZAC Day 8:00am – 12 midnight Tuesday 25 and will reopen Wednesday 26 April at 8am.

Please check the Library Hours for opening times during the 2017 ANZAC Day holiday 

Historic images provide Newcastle a new window into WWI

The State Archives and Records Authority of New South Wales in association with the University of Newcastle Auchmuty Library will honour ANZAC Day this year with the opening of a new exhibition, Windows into Wartime.

Please find the exhibition on level 2 Auchmuty Library outside Cultural Collections.

Historic images provide a window into WW1 from DFSI Newsroom on Vimeo.

Studying over Easter? Check our Library hours

13 April, 2017


The Auchmuty Learning Lounge and Ourimbah NyteBytes  will remain open 24/7 over the Easter period.

All libraries will be closed on:

  • Good Friday 14 April
  • Easter Saturday 15 April
  • Easter Sunday 16 April 2017

Please check our Library hours webpage for Monday 17 April and Tuesday 18 April 2017.


New database – CCH eTextbook Pilot

12 April, 2017

CCH eTextbooks on Wheeler’s e-Lending Platform enables you browse, borrow and read eTextbooks anywhere, any time, on multiple devices.  25 Law Lexis Nexis Australia titles are available. Search Newcat+ or ‘Database by title’.

Easter Library Hours

12 April, 2017

All libraries are closed Good Friday 14 April, Easter Saturday 15 April and Easter Sunday 16 April 2017.  Please check the Library hours for Monday 17 April and Tuesday 18 April 2017.

The Auchmuty Learning Lounge and Ourimbah NyteBytes will remain open 24/7 over the Easter period.


Database issue – Ovid saved searches

11 April, 2017

Please be advised Ovid saved searches are currently unavailable.

We are working with the vendor towards a resolution.

Apologies for the inconvenience this may cause.

Need help? We are here to chat :)

10 April, 2017

The Library Staff are here to help you use the Library and locate resources for your assignments.

You can ask for help:

To access help using the Library refer to the Library Essentials link in BlackBoard, or the Ask the Library webpage.

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