Borrowing information

Borrowing books via BONUS+

BONUS+ is a resource–sharing initiative that allows domestic UOW students and staff to borrow selected books from other participating university libraries.

How to make a request?

  1. Search our Classic Catalogue.
  2. Click the BONUS Plus button icon.
  3. Select the book.
  4. Select “REQUEST THIS ITEM”.
  5. Select University of Wollongong and then “Submit”.
  6. Enter your details.
  7. Choose your home library as the pickup location and then “Submit”.
  8. You will receive an email when your book arrives.

What are the borrowing conditions?

Client category Number of BONUS+ requests Loan period/Renewals
Domestic UOW undergraduate 5 21 days (1 renewal allowed if not overdue and no hold exists)
Domestic UOW postgraduate 10 21 days (1 renewal allowed if not overdue and no hold exists)
Domestic UOW staff 10 21 days (1 renewal allowed if not overdue and no hold exists)
Overdue penalties apply; and $125 fine applies for each billed or lost item.

How long does it take?

  • Usually 2-7 working days.

Where to return items?

  • Return books to your home library.

I've returned the item, why is it still showing up on my record?

  • A BONUS+ loan stays on your record until the book is checked in at the library from which the book was requested.

How to check my request?

  • Check your library record: status “RECV’D” means the book is ready for pickup.

How to cancel my request?

  • Log into your library record or contact library staff.
  • Cancellations only possible if item showing as “Requested” or “Hold”.

 

Last reviewed: 11 June, 2015

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