NEW print option: FollowMe printing

29 May, 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).


Less waste:
• No cover sheets
• No charge for uncollected printing

Better security:
• Release and collect your printing at the same time
• Less opportunity for print jobs to go missing

Easy to use:
• Stay at your PC until you’re ready to print and collect your work
• You have 24 hours to release and collect printing at any Library location of your choice.

Need help? Ask the Library

Stress Less Week – Find some headspace in the Library

23 May, 2017

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.


Ovid Databases – saved searches

17 May, 2017

Saved searches in OVID and associated databases, such as Medline, are currently unstable.
UON IT Services are currently working towards a resolution with a third party vendor.

Do you know how to Reference?

10 May, 2017

When you use information or ideas that originally appeared in another work you must acknowledge that source. Learn the basics of referencing with this short Referencing tutorial.

For more information visit our website for Referencing.

Learn more about Peer Reviewed journals or follow this link to our information literacy and academic integrity InfoSkills tutorial.



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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Help fight Fake News

6 April, 2017

Libraries are all about helping students consider their information choices, select appropriate resources and understand how to use information ethically.

You can help fight Fake News if you see a story on Facebook and you’re not sure it’s real you can report it >click on the top right hand corner of a post >select Report a post >I think it should be on Facebook>it’s a fake news story

Facebook is working with four news organizations/fact-checking groups: ABC News, Politifact, FactCheck, Snopes, as well as  The Associated Press to flag the story as “disputed by third-party fact-checkers.”


Interested in developing your own skills to detect poor sources of information and become more information literate then take a look at the UON Library’s InfoSkills tutorial.


New Foundation Studies Library Portal

31 March, 2017

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Need an introduction or overview of the UON Library? The new online resource the Foundation Studies Library Portal contains information perfect for those who are new to University or academic libraries.

Information covers a variety of library resource or services such as: