Borrowing information

Library membership information for UOW alumni, academic visitors and guests


Who can join?

Academics (Category 02 membership)

  • Fellows of UOW
  • Honorary post-doctoral research associates
  • University Council members
  • University Senate members
  • Visiting lecturers/researchers attached to UOW departments

Guests (Category 14 membership)

  • ANSTO staff
  • BHP staff
  • Bluescope staff
  • Community visitors - Wollongong local (02) 42 area
  • HSC teachers and students - Wollongong and Shellharbour local government areas
  • Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health Network (LHN) staff
  • IRIS staff
  • ITC staff
  • Nan Tien Institute
  • TAFE staff and students - Illawarra campus
  • UniCentre life members
  • UniCentre staff
  • UOW Ethics Policy Committee
  • UOW ex-staff
  • UOW Research Centre

UOW Alumni (Category 16 membership)

  • UOW alumni

ULAnz members (Category 19 membership)


How to join?

Category 02 membership (Academic)

WhoDocumentation required / Membership duration / Fee
  • Fellows of UOW
  • University Council
  • University Senate
  • Visiting lecturers, researchers
  • Letter of introduction from Department head
  • Membership expires annually on 30 November
  • No fee
  • Honorary Post Doctoral Research Associates
  • Letter of introduction from University Recruitment
  • Membership expires annually on 30 November
  • No fee

To register: complete and submit application form available from the Short Loans service point at the Wollongong Campus Library.

Borrowing conditions

Category 14 membership

WhoDocumentation required / Membership duration / Fee
  • ANSTO
  • BHP
  • Bluescope
  • ex-UOW staff
  • IRIS
  • Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health Network (LHN)
  • ITC
  • Nan Tien Institute
  • UniCentre life members
  • UniCentre staff
  • UOW Ethics Policy Committee
  • UOW Research Centre
  • Driver's licence or photo ID
  • Membership expires annually on 30 November
  • No fee

Community visitor - Wollongong local (02) 42 area

  • Driver's licence or photo ID
  • Membership expires annually on 30 November
  • No fee
  • HSC teachers and students - Wollongong and Shellharbour local government areas

Teachers:

  • Letter from school Principal
  • Driver's licence or photo ID
  • Membership expires annually on 30 November
  • No fee

Students under 18:

  • Current student card or letter from school confirming student status
  • Parent's or guardian's driver's licence or photo ID
  • Parent/guardian needs to sign indemnity/application form
  • Membership expires annually on 30 November
  • No fee

Students 18 and over:

  • Current student card or letter from school confirming student status
  • photo ID
  • Membership expires annually on 30 November
  • No fee

TAFE staff and students - Illawarra campus

  • Driver's licence or photo ID.
  • Membership expires annually on 30 November
  • No fee

To register: complete and submit application form available from the Short Loans service point at the Wollongong Campus Library.

Category 16 membership (UOW Alumni)

WhoDocumentation required /  Membership duration / Fee

UOW alumni

  • Transcript or date and year of graduation ceremony
  • Driver's licence or photo ID
  • Membership expires annually on 30 November
  • No fee

To register: please contact the UOW Alumni Relations Office

Category 19 membership (ULAnz)

WhoDocumentation required / Membership duration / Fee

Students and staff of other universities (ULANZ)

  • Current student card and proof of enrolment or proof of employment for staff
  • Driver's licence or photo ID
  • Membership expires annually on 30 November
  • Annual fee: $50
  • No fee for members of BONUS+ participating libraries

To register:

  1. Complete and submit application form available from the Short Loans service point at the Wollongong Campus Library
  2. Pay fee

Borrowing conditions

Membership categoryMaximum items (including 2 short loan items)Loan periodHoldsRenewals
02 (Academics)Unlimited1 SessionUnlimited (including 10 BONUS+ holds)1
14 (Guests)30 (no access to Short Loans)28 daysNo holds2
16 (UOW alumni)30 (no access to Short Loans)28 days102
19 (ULANZ)30 (no access to Short Loans)28 daysNo holds2

Membership limitations

MembersBrowse-onlyUnavailable services
Category 16
  • Journals
  • Law Primary
  • Law Reference
  • Law Serials
Categories 14 and 19
  • Journals
  • Law Primary
  • Law Reference
  • Law Serials

Content by Client Services Team

Last reviewed: 11 July, 2014