Pay Library fines online!

If you have any outstanding debts with the University of Newcastle, including Library fines, you will not be eligible to re enroll or receive your exam results and academic records.

Please check MyLibrary in NEWCAT+ to view any outstanding charges/fines.

  • Pay fines online here
  • Enter your student number, staff number or library card number
  • Select the fines you wish to pay or part pay
  • Select your preferred payment method (Visa, Mastercard, Paypal)
  • Enter your email address for your receipt to be sent
  • Enter payment details in the secure form
  • Once payment is complete it will take a few minutes for your University record to be cleared

Any issues? Please email

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  • Online via Credit and Debit Cards + Paypal
  • At the Library via Eftpos + Credit Card
  • By phone via Credit and Debit Card +61 2 49215850 during library hours


National Reconciliation Week – Let’s take the next steps

National Reconciliation Week celebrates achievements in our journey towards reconciliation. In 2017, these milestones mark significant anniversaries:

The UON Library supports reconciliation with its Indigenous collection at the Huxley Library recently winning praise from the State Library of NSW Indigenous Services.


Stress Less Week – Find some headspace in the Library

sidebar_cal_thumbNeed to de-stress? The Library is your space. Here’s some ways to help look after yourself.

Relax with coffee and friends in our Information Commons.

Book a study space for group work and brainstorming.

Find that quiet space for a little down time.

Book a Librarian for help with those tricky questions.

Watch a movie or check out a good book.

Find useful resources for your topic with our Subject Resource Guides.

Use our CHAT service or get face-to-face online help from a Librarian.

Are you a night owl or an early bird? Information Commons and the Learning Lounge are open 24/7.

The Library has music, books, movies and lots of online resources to help you relax. Search for ‘relaxation’ or ‘stress management’ in NEWCAT+ our Library Catalogue.

And remember –  our friendly Library staff are always here to help.


Database issues – Oxford Journals

Pleased be advised Oxford Journals are experiencing technical problems and are urgently working towards a resolution.

There may be intermittent slowness and timeouts when attempting to connect to the database.

Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.