Library News & Events Archive

News and Events from the last three months.

We are trialing the China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) database. See the database trials page for more information.

Need help finding academic resources, referencing with APA, or doing graduate research? Then come along to a tutorial!

The Law Library's Legal Research Skills wiki has been reborn as the Legal Research Skills Guide. The LRSG offers a wealth of information and video demonstrations with a sleek modern interface. Check it out - it's cool!

Did you know that our oldest ebook is from a woodcut originally published in 1515 during the reign of English monarch Henry VIII? For other interesting facts, check out the 14th edition of Library Snapshot, your bi-monthly window into all things library. If there is something you would like to know about the library in a future Snapshot, please contact

Our booking system for Library Workshops and Tutorials has changed. Find out more here.

A series of one-minute videos has been developed to complement our fantastic new resource, 10 Ways to Boost the Impact of Your Research. Each of the ten "ways" provides practical advice to help researchers maximise the impact and visibility of their research. Dr Theresa Sawicka kicks things off with Build a pathway to impact into your research.

Get the new semester started on the best way possible and join us for a Library tour or come along to a Library 101 tutorial!

We need you! The Library is conducting a survey of stakeholders to gain feedback about their experiences in using the New Zealand Collection. The purpose is to gather information solely to assist in the decision-making on the proposed Indigenous Library Service. Start the Survey

Join us to celebrate Matariki 2019 from Tuesday June 25 to Wednesday 3 July. Read more here.

There will be significant disruption to the ITS network on Sunday 2 June, which will impact all university systems.

Extended hours for exam study are back! Check out the details here.

We are trialing some modules of Sage Research Methods. See the database trials page for more information.

Talofa! Welcome to Samoan Language Week. Find out what’s happening here.

There is a large development project being undertaken by the University - creation of a new student area and Pa. The preparation work for this project is currently being undertaken with many affected staff needing to move work areas and this is affecting the Student Centre/Library at the moment. Due to building schedules the work must be carried out at this time. The tentative completion date for the work to be completed in the Student Centre is mid June.

Bishop Selwyn Collection of Early Māori Documents - Presented in 1967 by Bishop Simkin, is a collection of 186 letters of correspondence between Māori and Bishop Selwyn covering the period 1842-1872. Available from the Library Digital Collections.

Are you a fan of classical music and ballet? Then we have awesome news for you! We now have access to Naxos Video Library, an extensive streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries. You can access it through the Databases tab on the Library homepage. (Please note however that only five users can be logged in at any one time, so please remember to log out when you're finished.) If you have any questions please contact a library staff member.

Check out the computer availability screen at the foot of the stairs in the Student Centre to see where there are machines available to use.

Need help finding academic resources, referencing with APA, or are you doing graduate research? Come along to a tutorial