Your student card is also your library card and you can use this to borrow.
To borrow an item check the Library catalogue to find the location the callll number and status.
Once you have the item, head to a self loan unit.
Scan your card and then scan the barcode of each item you want to borrow.
Make sure to scan the library barcode on the front of the book.
Our receipt will be emailed to your UOW mail account.
All library notices will be sent to this account so make sure you check it every now and then.
When the items are due back, please return them to the campus you borrowed them from.
Use our self loan machines to borrow items from Wollongong campus, Shoalhaven campus and the CRC.
Textbooks and high-demand items are shelved with other print material in their subject areas, and are available for loan. Subject textbooks, not available online, are limited to a 2-day loan.
Your Subject Readings may include items available on a 2-day loan.
Fines apply for late return of 2-day loan items.
Check the UOW libraries guide for information on borrowing at your UOW library.
Holds allow you to place a request on items already on loan.
To place a hold on an item, click the Hold button above the item record and follow the login prompts.
A recall notice will then be emailed to the borrower notifying them of a new due date.
You will be notified by email when the item is available for pickup and you must collect the item within 7 days.
Holds cannot be placed on items that are on loan when there are copies available for loan in the library.
All Library items are subject to recall. A recall occurs when a hold is placed on an item that's out on loan. An email will notify you with a revised due date.
General collection items can be renewed online up to 30 days after their due date. Unlimited renewals are available.
Some items, like 2-day loans, equipment or recalled items, are unavailable for renewal.
You can also renew items in person or by phone (02 4221 3545).
Office hours: Use the returns chute in the entry foyer
After hours: Return items to the after hours bin at the rear of the Library (out side the arcade, near IMB).
Post: Items can be mailed to:
University of Wollongong Library
Locked Bag No 8813
WOLLONGONG NSW 2500
Return items during opening hours.
You will attract fines under the following conditions:
|Items borrowed from other libraries||
|Lost or damaged items||Replacement cost plus $10 administration processing fee|
* To a maximum of $30 per item
When an item has been lost or damaged beyond repair or further use, you will be required to cover the replacement cost plus a $10 administration processing fee.
You will not be able to borrow if you have items flagged as lost on your record or outstanding fines of more than $60 (students, staff) or $10 (alumni, guests).
To check for any fines you owe, view your borrowing record.
|Payment type||Payment method|
|EFTPOS/credit card||Wollongong Library Loans Desk (EFTPOS/Mastercard/Visa), or call us on 02 4221 3545|
|Cash/EFTPOS/credit card||Wollongong Campus Post Office (inside UniShop)|
Must be in Australian dollars, made payable to UOW Pulse. Can be posted.
Postal payments must include name, student/staff number and invoice details.
UOW Pulse - Library fines
|Students & Staff||Notices will be sent to your UOW email address.|
|Alumni & Guests||Notices will be sent to your nominated email address.|