Library and Information Services


Distance Learner's Library Guide

The staff of the Rydge Family Library of the RIDBC Renwick Centre provide services specific to the needs of RIDBC Renwick Centre distance students. View the Distance Learner's Library Guide (DOC, 2.2MB) for information on the online library catalogue (NEWCAT), online databases, borrowing, copy requests and the contact details of library staff.

Readings on Course Reserves (previously Short Loans Online)

The Short Loans Online guide (DOC, 98KB) details how enrolled students may access electronic readings for courses. These readings are available in PDF format via NEWCAT and are accessible via a student login. Lecturers will refer students to Course Reserves, if required, at the commencement of semester.


Students of the RIDBC Renwick Centre are required to use the American Psychological Association (APA) style to reference their work. If you do not reference your work, you may be guilty of plagiarism.

Refer to the Renwick Centre Resources site on Blackboard, for tips and advice on where to find resources on APA style.

APA Manual 6th Edition Cover

The library holds copies of the APA manual:

Manual of the American Psychological Associateion 6th ed
RENWICK 808.02 PUBL 2010






If you require assistance accessing library and information services as a distance student, contact a librarian.
Phone: 02 9872 0285