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University of Wollongong Australia

WHS Library 'Roadrunner': Welcome

The Roadrunner guide has been created to help you get started with a range of Library resources and save you time navigating our services

UOW Library

UOW Library Building

The University of Wollongong Library is located in Building 16, at the Wollongong Campus.

Library homepage 

Library search page
includes the Library catalogue 

Opening hours

Contact us

Need more help?

  • Ask at the Service Point (ground floor)
  • Ask a Librarian online
  • Ask a rover (roving staff in green shirts)


Welcome and Contents

Work through tabs 1-9 the first time you visit this guide, and remember to revisit any part, any time to get access to resources and search tips.


Please note a number of links redirect you to sections in the Library's StartSmart: essential academic information skills online tutorial. This program is recommended for postgraduates as an introduction to accessing resources, but is not compulsory for postgraduates.


1. Library orientation: what you need to know to use and navigate the Library

2. About reading lists: finding essential and recommended background readings

3. Finding journal articles: key OHS journal titles and access to free journal articles via databases

4. Finding books and more: direct access to some key books and reference material

5. Finding Standards: access Standards to support assignments and inform your practice

6. Finding law/case law: a guide to finding OHS legal material, created by the Law Faculty Librarian

7. Useful websites: direct links and internet searching tips

8. Referencing and citing: 'author-date' style referencing guide

9. Continuing Professional Development/Open Access: open access information for continuing professional development

Plus Ask us for additional help.                            

SOLS (Student Online Services)

UOW Library  |  Subject readings  |  A-Z journals  |  A-Z databases  |  Copyright  |  Research Online

Borrowing information | Document Delivery | Print, copy & scan

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