Services for students

UOW Library is here to help you through your University journey, from finding information to booking a room and beyond.

Access resources online

Our Library SEARCH provides online access to millions of resources, including 246 450+ ebooks, 610 databases, and over 106,955 journal titles (mostly online and full-text).

Or browse our A-Z databases, A-Z journals, Catalogue, and Research Online repository.


Borrow physical items using your student card, and if you can't find what you're looking for, you can try borrowing from another library.

Help and tutorials

Live Chat is available from 9am to 5pm weekdays, or you can browse our Frequently Asked Questions.

Our online Library guides are also designed to help you use SEARCH and find information, learn more about databases for your subject or complete tutorials.

Library spaces

Find out more about our 24/7 access, booking a room, MakerSpace and more on Wollongong Campus and beyond

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Wollongong Campus Library Ground Floor looking towards the foyer

Distance education and international study

If you're studying overseas or on-shore via distance education, you have access to many of the same services as our local students, although, you may want to read more about borrowing from other libraries.

Regional and metropolitan campus libraries

For more information on what's available at our other campus libraries, visit your campus library page.

Subject readings and past exam papers

Subject readings and past papers are available online. Enter your subject code in the search bar (or scroll down), select your subject and use the tabs to find your subject readings.

This is also where you can find your past exam papers (if your subject has made them available).

Postgraduates and honours

Book a consultation with a librarian during business hours (9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday).

Consult the HDR Library Checklist to discover new tools and develop your information skills throughout different point of your research.

Explore the UOW Thesis Collection and access thousands of theses from our higher degree research and Honours students.

Visit the postgraduate rooms at Wollongong Campus Libary. (They're located on the Ground Floor and in South Wing; just ask staff for access.)

Technology at UOW Library

Connect to the UOW wireless network in a few simple steps.

Print, copy and scan or add credit to your prepaid printing card.

Wollongong Campus Library

Laptops can be borrowed from the IT Service Desk in Building 17 or the Curriculum Resources Centre in Building 22 at Wollongong Campus.

You can also bring your own device and connect it to our wireless network. Mobile charging stations are available on the Ground Floor and in South Wing, Building 17, Wollongong Campus Library.

Suggest an item for purchase

Think we're missing something from our collection? Suggest an item via our online form.