All students


The Library site provides information on how to borrow and your loan terms. Using Library Search, you can renew your loans and put a hold on books already out on loan to another borrower.

Subject searches

Ask for a subject search if you want clues from a Librarian on how to find information for your assignments.

Student facilities

There are extensive computing facilities in the Learning Commons on Level 2 of the Dixson Library building. You can print, scan or photocopy and book rooms to study as a group.

Online students

Borrowing from home

Clients can borrow from home using Library Search. The service is free. Return postage for items borrowed by online students within Australia is paid by the UNE Library. For further details, see the page on borrowing from home.

Requesting copies

The Library will provide students with copies of book chapters and journal articles. These requests should be made through Library Search. Requests for copies of case reports should be made through the online form for this purpose.

Don't know which chapter you need?

Students who are unsure of which chapter they require from a particular book can request a scan of the book's Table of Contents through Library Search.

Borrowing from other university libraries

You can borrow books by joining another university library, if you live or work close to such an institution.

Librarian support


Have a question? Ask the Library staff at the Service Desk in the Learning Commons, You can also make an appointment to see a librarian using our Book a Librarian service.


  • Check our Support pages for answers to common questions.
  • Try the Library Subject Guides for tips on which databases to use for your studies.
  • Not sure where to start? Use Search to find articles, books and journals.


Chat-based support is normally available:

  • Monday to Friday: 8.30 AM to 9.45 PM.
  • Weekends: 9.00 AM to 5.45 PM.

Chat hours may vary on public holidays.

Further information and assistance


Phone: (02) 6773 2458

Toll free (Online Students): 1800 059 735