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Library introduction for those new to UNE. A quick guide to the facilities and services available in UNE libraries, and to finding resources in the libraries and online.
Last Updated: Aug 9, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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How to use this guide

Use the green tabs across the top of this guide to access information on services and facilities available through UNE libraries.


First Year Advisors

On campus students can visit your First Year Advisor(s) for all you need to know about:

  • strategies for success
  • academic support
  • study and assessment skills
  • discipline-specific learning
  • academic writing


Arts, Humanities & Behavioural, Cognitive & Social Sciences
Jennifer Vaughan
Room G21, Arts Building
Phone: 6773 2396

Business & Law units
Nola Holmes
W38-Room 31 Economics Business Law (EBL) Building
Phone: 6773 2181

Education, Health and Rural Medicine units
Di Kelton-Chambers
PBL Reception, Pat O'Shane Building
Phone: 6773 4084

Science units
Julie Godwin
Room 324, McClymont Building
Phone: 6773 2057

First Year Academic Skills Support for external students
Helen Patterson
Web: First Year Academic Skills Support


Library help

Email enquiries
Ask a Librarian

Research Help
Subject Search

Individual Consultations
Book a Librarian

Library Service Desk
(02) 6773 2458
Distance student enquiries
1800 059 735



Library Website


International Students

A guide for using the Library website to find resources for your assignments. This guide has been specially created with International Students in mind.


Welcome to UNE Library

Dixson Library Service Desk

This guide has been developed as an introduction to services and facilities offered by the Dixson and Law libraries, and to other services located in the library (see below).

In each case we have aimed to provide basic information on these pages with links to more in depth information. We hope this guide helps you get the most out of your study at UNE.


Student Central

Student Central provides you with a focal point of contact for all your administrative enquiries including Admissions, Enrolment, Advanced Standing, Student Support and Graduation during your study at UNE.

Located in the Learning Commons, Level 2 of Dixson Library.

Student Central is normally open from 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

Contact Student Central on (02) 6773 4444 or via AskUNE.


IT Services

The Information Technology Directorate provides IT support for students via email, telephone, or in person at the IT Help Desk located in the Learning Commons on the Level 2 of Dixson Library.

Contact IT Services on:
(02) 6773 5000 or toll-free 1800 763 040


Academic Skills Office (ASO)

The Academic Skills Office can direct you to all of the services available to students. You can go directly to our academic skills resources, factsheets (including referencing), or sign up for a workshop.

(02) 6773 3600


Safety & Security

The UNE Campus Safety Centre is located in the College precinct near the corner of Elm Avenue and Handel St. It is staffed 24/7. A Safety & Security officer is always available to attend any urgent incident or provide a helpful presence if for any reason you feel concerned for your safety.

Safety & Security also have an office in the Learning Commons in Dixson Library.


  • General Enquiries
  • ID Card & Building Access
  • Lost Property
  • Incident Reporting
  • Maps & General Directions

(02) 6773 2099

Emergency: dial 000



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