Using your Library

Using Your Library

  RESOURCES

ACCESS YOUR SUBJECT READINGS
Online resources for your subjects, including scanned articles and past exam papers, can be found in your Subject Readings.

FIND LIBRARY RESOURCES
Discover and access thousands of online and offline resources with a single SEARCH.

Still can't find what you need? You may still be able to borrow it from one of our partner libraries via BONUS+ (for books) or ArticleReach (for articles) or request it from our Document Delivery service.

GUIDES
Our guides contain a wealth of discipline-specific, curated content to help you to go further in your studies and research. Need to know what databases are best for nursing or how to download and use Endnote? Subject guides have the answer.

BORROWING INFORMATION
With your UOW student ID card, you can borrow and request items from the Library or login to your online record to check when your items are due, renew them or simply view any outstanding fines.

  SPACES

READING, STUDY AND GROUP SPACES
Spaces are available for reading, quiet study and group work. Wollongong Library has 400+ computers across all three floors and most desks are powered so bring your own device and keep it charged.

Bookable group study rooms are available at Wollongong and Shoalhaven campuses.

  HELP

LIBRARY TOURS AND INFORMATION SESSIONS
Campus library tours are available at the start of autumn session. Find out more about orientation events for Wollongong campus and other UOW campuses.

GET A HEAD START
StartSmart introduces you to the fundamental study skills you need to start your journey at UOW. Learn how to find great information for your assignments, understand how you can avoid plagiarism and develop better study habits to keep you on track.

StartSmart, together with the complementary CareerSmart program, is compulsory for all commencing students and best completed during the first three weeks of session.

GET CONNECTED ONLINE
Free, campus-wide wireless access is available for all UOW staff and students. Connect to wireless.

Visiting from another university? Eduroam is available across UOW and 500+ locations worldwide. Connect to Eduroam.

PRINTING, COPYING AND SCANNING
Use your UOW student ID card to print, copy or scan documents from Library computers.

Just tap the screen and swipe your ID card on any printer in the Library and create a 4-digit PIN. You can add credit to your card using any of our electronic cashiers or EFTPOS terminal.

Printing from your own device? Try our web-based service, WebPrint.

RESEARCH AND STUDY HELP
Expert help is available online via our Ask a Librarian and live chat services.

If you're in the Library, see our staff at the service desk or visit the Learning Co-Op for peer-assisted study skills advice and technology assistance. 

Postgraduate students, honours students and academic staff should book a consultation with one of our librarians.

Our copyright officer is available to help answer your copyright questions and assist you with protecting your own content while complying with Australian copyright law.

Last reviewed: 4 August, 2017

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