New Databases

6 new databases are now available in ‘Database by title’:

Birkhauser Basics eBook collection (select ‘Licensed Access’ titles for full text)

Le Corbusier eBook collection

Criminology Oxford Bibliographies

Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law

Oxford Historical Treaties

Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law

These databases are also available by searching Newcat+

You’ve got access to over 7.3 million books

You’re not limited to just books in our Library

You can access eBooks, articles and more online via our Catalogue, A-Z Databases, Bonus+ and Get it services.

eBooks – We have several eBook platforms and collections.  You can find eBooks by searching the Library Catalogue.  Select ‘Format’, then choose ‘EBOOK’ as in the example below.


You can also search via the A – Z database list which has 38 different eBook providers.

More information can be found in our eBook guide.  

Bonus+ – As a UON student or staff member you have access to the BONUS+ platform.  Bonus+ boasts access to over 7,376,630 items.

Get itAccess the Get it service to obtain items not held at the UON Library or in BONUS+.  Items can include books as well as access to journal articles, book chapters, research reports, patents, and papers from conference proceedings.

Have any questions? Ask the Library

Take a step up…..learn how here

Watch online and learn anytime, anywhere.  Short videos that explain how to use the Library and get the information you need.

Library workshops: A must for new students,
learn about the important research tools on our website.

Monday March 12, 12pm-1pm, Ourimbah Library,
Thursday March 15, 12pm-1pm Auchmuty Library and 1pm-2pm Huxley Library.


Need help? Ask the Library


#metoo – a topic for International Womens’ Day tomorrow

The #metoo campaign is continuing to showcase how Social Media can be used as a tool for transformative social and political change. Social media has effected how we consume information. Without the need for a publisher, Social Media platforms are helping to democratize information access.  Social Media enables information to bypass the hurdles of distribution, distance, time and cost to get information out to the international and local community.  And it’s instant – with the click of a button.

‘Women’s voices’ are being ‘heard’ on a global level by the use of hashtags such as #metoo. Social Media, once seen as merely a popular culture construct, is now being used as a global tool for socio-political discourse.  The #metoo movement is successfully spreading it’s message via the mainstream media prompted by the global attention it gained via Social Media.

Interested in finding out more about the #metoo movement? Check out some of our resources.

Search our catalogue – “#metoo” returns 14,203 results.


Or browse our Women’s Studies databases





Cochrane Library database

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