7,376,630 reasons to use BONUS+

If you don’t already know about BONUS+, you’ve been missing out on access to a huge range of resources.

BONUS+ is a free borrowing service for students and staff, giving access to over 7 million books from participating university libraries within Australia and New Zealand.

Simply select  in the NEWCAT+ Library Catalogue record to request books NOT HELD in the University of Newcastle Library collections.

Find more information here about using BONUS+ at the University of Newcastle.

Need help? Ask the Library

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

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Newcat+ new features

NewCat+ now has 3 choices  to help you refine your search before you start.

  • Search All (search both the library catalogue and the databases) – default search.
  • Books (search the library catalogue)
  • Journal Articles (search key library databases,).

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Another new feature is the link to Inter Library Loans so you can request an item if the library doesn’t subscribe to the full text.

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Try the  Browse nearby call numbers feature to find similar items.  Click on the item call number to view nearby items by call number. Newcat+ provides a pop-up display with:

  • a graphical browse or
  • list browse.

Use the arrow keys to navigate through the browse results.

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