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Library News & Events Archive

2017

The Teaching Resource Library will be closed Thursday 14th December 12.00-2.00 pm. Apologies for any inconvenience.


Please be aware that due to construction work on Level 2 there will be short periods of loud noise this week. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


The Library will be closing at 5.00 pm on Monday 18th December and Tuesday 19th December and will reopen for S Summer School hours at 8.00 am on Wednesday 3rd January 2018. For full details of the end of year hours, for closing times and for details on the availability of Library services and other areas please see the main Library Hours page.


Library Search will be affected by scheduled maintenance on between 4am - 6am, Sunday 3rd December 2017. During this time, some functionality may be unavailable.


The last Endnote tutorial for 2017 will be held on December 13. So sign up now.


LexisNexis NZ has had a facelift and is now called Lexis Advance. Find out more.


The last Zotero, Endnote and Word for Thesis Writing tutorials for 2017 will be held soon. So sign up now.


Calling all postgraduate students – find out how we can help you.


Did you know so far this year, 1 in 3 queries via 'Chat with a Librarian' have been about APA referencing? For other interesting facts, check out the 7th 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 library@waikato.ac.nz.


We’ve just added four new videos to our YouTube channel of help guides. These new videos show you how to make a request using the interlibrary loan service. Easy, step by step instructions in a visual format!


Wiley Online Library will be unavailable on Saturday 7th October from 8pm to 1am and Sunday 8th October from 8pm to 11pm, due to planned maintenance.


Past exam papers can be a great help when studying for your exams. You can find digital copies in iWaikato (which can be accessed from your Student Homepage) or print copies (2016 only) in the Library's High Demand room on Level 2 (Note: not all papers are available).


Need help finding resources for that assignment? Or perhaps you need some referencing advice? Well, the Library is here to help! We are running drop-in sessions over the next few weeks. No bookings necessary - just show up in Room 2.23 in the Library during the following times:


We are currently experiencing problems with Library Search, this is being investigated and we hope to restore service as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.


Did you know the Student Centre uses the same amount of electricity in a month as 1336 individual households? For other interesting facts check out the 6th edition of Library Snapshot, your window into all things library. If there is something you would like to know about the library in a future Snapshot, please contact library@waikato.ac.nz.


We are currently experiencing problems with Library Search, this is being investigated and we hope to restore service as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.


Does a FitBit Flex 2 sound good to you? Well, here’s your chance to have a crack at winning one! All you have to do is look at the images below and, based on the provided letters and spaces, guess the word. That’s right, it’s the Māori Language version of, 4 Pics 1 Word!

To be in to win, you must place your entry into the box provided at the Te Wiki o te Reo Māori display on Level 2 of the Student Centre. You’ll also find Dictionaries and other useful resources to help you.


My Interloan will be unavailable on Sunday 10th September, 4pm-10pm, for scheduled maintenance. Apologies for any inconvenience.


Calling all performing arts students! We're trialing a new database called Digital Theatre Plus. It's an educational platform for English and the Performing Arts, providing access to 600+ theatre productions and educational resources. To find out more, including login details, visit our Database Trials page.


Need help finding resources for that assignment? Or perhaps you need some referencing advice? Well, the Library is here to help! We are running drop-in sessions over the next few weeks. No bookings necessary - just show up in Room 2.23 in the Library during the following times:


This is an online video library, which has over 20,000 programmes from domestic and international television and Internet channels. It is available to all Waikato Staff and Students so check it out.


To ensure you get faster access to the latest print items arriving in the Library we now put newly received books and journals out on display on a daily basis instead of weekly. Each item remains on display for seven days and you can place requests for these items while they are on display.


Ebook Central will be unavailable on Sunday, 13 August from 7am to 10am due to scheduled maintenance.


Did you know that all our print books side by side would reach from the University to Whangarei in the North or Whanganui in the south? For other interesting facts, check out the 5th 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 library@waikato.ac.nz.


We are experiencing access problems with APA PsycNET.  APA are aware of the issues which stem from their platform upgrade over the weekend and are working to resolve them as soon as possible.


ProQuest platforms are currently experiencing connectivity issues. The vendor is working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.


There is a major outage affecting journals and ebooks on Cambridge Core. They are working on fixing the problem as soon as possible.


Welcome to Semester B! Come along to a Library 101 tutorial where you'll learn how to find quality academic material for assignments, place requests, check your account, book a group room and much, much more! Then jump on board a Library tour, running daily (except Wednesday) at 11am and 2.15pm. Check out the full programme for more details.


The University of Waikato's institutional repository has just reached a 10,000 item milestone. Research Commons has been showcasing and preserving University of Waikato scholarly outputs since 2007....that's three new items every day! What was our 10,000th item? Dive into Research Commons and take a look!


DVDs on the move! 30 June 2017

Our DVD collection has a new home. You can now find them at the far end of Level 3 by the print journals. Just grab the DVD you want and take it to the service desk on Level 2 to be unlocked.


If you haven't already contacted the Library about your new Course Texts or Recommended Reading books, now would be a good time. You can check in Library Search to see if we already have the books. If we don't, please contact your Subject Librarian to order them as soon as possible. (You may also need to let Bennetts bookshop know if you haven't already)


Library Search will be affected by scheduled maintenance at 2am - 6am, Sunday 18th June, 2017. Please note that Library Search may not be available during this period.


We know you all need as much time to study as possible, so we've extended our usual Library hours on Friday 9th and 16th June. On those days we'll be open until 10pm.


While our APA Quick Guide is a great resource, don't forget we have heaps more examples of correct APA referencing available online under common examples, citations in text, reference list and formatting elements.


We are currently experiencing intermittent problems with My Interloan. Our vendors are currently investigating. Apologies for any inconvenience.


Research Commons is approaching 10,000 live items, check out the homepage to watch the counter. (Research Commons is the University's Open Access Research Repository).


We've created some simple search tips to help you when using Library Search. Random tips appear under the Library Search box or you can access all tips here. Happy searching!


Please be advised that the search feature on Taylor & Francis Online will be unavailable from Monday May 22, from 3.30pm to Tuesday May 23, 6:30am. This is due to a scheduled update to the platform. Note that articles will still be available to view/download during this time.


We've added two new video guides. My Account tells you about the information in your library account, while Request a Book shows you how to reserve a book. For these and more check out our full list of video guides.


Library Search will be affected by scheduled maintenance at 4am, Sunday 14th May, 2017. Please note that Library Search will not be available for a short time.


February 27th was our busiest day so far this year with 5663 people through the doors! For other interesting facts, check out the fourth 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 library@waikato.ac.nz.


My Interloan will be not be available on Sunday 21st May, 2pm-11pm for scheduled maintenance. We apologise for the inconvenience.


We currently have two trials with SAGE on our Database Trials page: SAGE Book and Reference Collections and SAGE Video Collections. Both trials end on 5 May.


We have been notified that due to scheduled maintenance the Bridget Williams Books platform will not be available on Wednesday, 26 April, between 4pm and 6pm.


Due to the approaching bad weather, the Library will be closing at 2.30pm today. Please see the message below for Easter opening hours. The Level 2 Computer Area will be open as usual. Make sure you have organised after-hours access to this area before the Easter break. See Library Hours & Locations: Level 2 Computer Area for access queries and information.


On ANZAC Day, the Library will be open from 11am-6pm. The Teaching Resource Library will be closed and the Level 2 Computer area will be open as usual.


The Central Library will be closed Good Friday to Easter Sunday, 14-16 April, 2017. On 17-18 April the Central Library will be open from 11am-6pm with normal hours resuming 19 April. The Teaching Resource Library will be closed for the full Easter break from Good Friday, 14 April, reopening Wednesday, 19 April, 2017. The Level 2 Computer Area will be open as usual. Make sure you have organised after-hours access to this area before the Easter break. See Library Hours & Locations: Level 2 Computer Area for access queries and information. For full Easter hours click here .


Need help finding and referencing resources for your assignment? Then pop in to the Library's drop in sessions over the teaching recess. No bookings required!


Level 4 Early closing 6 April 2017

Due to parts of Level 4 of the Library being flooded last night this level will close at 7.30pm tonight. If you need material from Level 4 please see a staff member on Level 2.


We are experiencing problems accessing Taylor & Francis journals. We have reported the problem and hope to have access restored as soon as possible.


The Feature Film DVD Collection is currently on Level 3. Remember you will still need to get these issued at the Service Point near the Library exit on Level 2.


Do you require after-hours access to the Level 2 computer area? You need to have after-hours access enabled on your ID card. Collect an authorisation form from the Library staff on Level 2.


SpringerLink provides scientific, technical, and medical information in over 2,500 full-text journals and 12,000 e-books. Journals and e-books cover fields such as, life sciences, chemistry, physics, engineering, earth sciences, geography, computer science, social sciences and economics.


Library Search will be affected by scheduled maintenance on between 3am - 4am, Sunday 19th March, 2017. During this time, you may experience partial results returned.


There are plenty of tutorials on this month to help you get started in Semester A. Just jump on our Library Tutorials page to find out what's on offer or book a tutorial. The Library also offers lots of other study and research help, including study guides, subject portals and referencing help.


Did you know the Library has 455 plug points you can use to charge your electronic devices and more than 890 seats to sit in! For other interesting facts, check out the third edition of Library Snapshot, your bi-monthly window into all things library. Have feedback or want to know something specific? Contact library@waikato.ac.nz.


We have some great tutorials to set you up for the semester ahead. Come along to a LIBY101: Library Essentials tutorial and learn all about the library, or attend a more specific tutorial. During Week 1, Library Tours are running at 11am and 2.15pm and leave from Level 2 of the Student Centre.


Welcome students! 17 February 2017

Get your year off to a great start by joining in our ORI2017 activities. Come along to a Library 101 session where you'll learn how to find quality academic material for assignments, place requests, check your account, book a group room and much, much more. Then jump on board a Library tour. Tours run daily at 11am and 2.15pm and leave from Level 2 of the Student Centre. Spot prizes up for grabs!


Research & Assignment Help services have relocated from Level 2 service desk to Levels 3 and 4. Library users can get assistance on Level 3 and from the service desk on Level 4, Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm. During the evenings and weekends, Research & Assignment Help will be available on Level 2. All borrowing services and enquiries will continue to be available as usual on Level 2 (entrance level).


Our first meeting will be on Wednesday March 1 where we will be discussing New Zealand picturebook award winners from the last few years. What is the Picturebook Club?


We are still in the process of migrating some library e-resources into Library Search and even though this is a priority for us, the way some suppliers are setup requires considerable manual intervention. In the meantime the Interim Library Search guide provides valuable information on how to use the new system.


Library Search is currently unavailable. We hope this can be resolved quickly and apologise for any inconvenience.


2016

Library Search and My Account now have a different look. The appearance and some functionality has changed, but you can still search across online and print resources, and monitor your requests, renewals and other details like before. Unfortunately online payments via credit card will be unavailable until further notice. Read more for help paying fees & fines, and other info about the new system.


Summer holidays are coming up fast. Check the Library hours for the holiday season for details on the availability of Library services and other areas at the end of this year, and in the the new year.


From December 12th 2016, Library Search will have a different look. The appearance and some functionality will change. You will still be able to search across online and print resources through a single search box. Please contact a librarian if you have any questions.


Due to the implementation of the new Library Services Platform, please request interloan renewals, via My Interloan. See Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery for details and instructions.


Most of the Statistics New Zealand databases are back up after disruption from last Monday's earthquakes.


Keep up-to-date with the latest news with PressReader. When you visit a PressReader HotSpot, you get unlimited access to thousands of newspapers and magazines from around the world. You can also download your favourite publications onto your phone or tablet to read later. Read more.


Well folks, that's it for the Pasifika Language Week competitions. The winners of the Fiji, Niue and Tokelau language weeks can be found on the Library - University of Waikato page. Congratulations to all winners, and a big thanks to all those that entered! See you in 2017!


Library staff members have spent 1837 hours so far this year providing one-on-one assistance to students, that's on top of their usual daily tasks! For other interesting facts, check out the second edition of Library Snapshot, your bi-monthly window into all things library. Have feedback or want to know something specific? Contact library@waikato.ac.nz.


Mālo ni! , Mālo ni!, Tokelau Language Week starts on Monday 24th October 2016 and this year the University of Waikato Library are running a competition to celebrate and promote the language! Also, find out more about Tokelau on the official website.


International Open Access Week begins on Monday 24th October 2016. Here’s how you can make your commitment to encouraging and promoting Open Access at the University of Waikato. Check out the Open Access 2016 Newsletter.


Niue Language Week 2016 16 October 2016

Fakaalofa Lahi Atu! Niue Language Week starts on Monday 16th October 2016 and this year the University of Waikato Library are running a competition to celebrate and promote the language!


Bula, Fijian Language Week starts on Monday 3rd October 2016 and this year the University of Waikato Library are having a competition to celebrate and promote the language!


Welcome to Library Snapshot, your bimonthly window into all things library. Our aim is to inform, surprise and encourage feedback by highlighting interesting and quirky facts and figures. If there is something you would like to know about the library in a future Snapshot, please contact library@waikato.ac.nz. Take a look at the latest Library Snapshot.


For the rest of B Semester, the Central Library will be open for an additional hour on Friday, 8am - 7pm, and an extra three hours on both Saturday and Sunday, 8am - 6pm. See Library hours 2016 for all open hours.


Language Week Winners 31 July 2016

The most recent competition winners, for both Cook Island and Māori Language weeks, have been announced on the Library - University of Waikato facebook page. Congratulations Charlotte Robertson and Daniel Johns.


There is plenty going on at the Library during the first couple of weeks of Semester B, so come and visit us in person or check out our Facebook page. You can join a tour, attend a Get Computer Savvy session, or enter our competitions and be in to win some awesome prizes!


Past exam papers can be a great help when studying for your exams. You can find digital copies in iWaikato (which can be accessed from your Student Homepage) or print copies in the Course Reserve room on Level 2 of the Library. (Note: not all papers are available.)


Research Commons, the University's open access research repository, has had a facelift. The user interface now looks significantly more modern and most importantly, is responsive/mobile friendly. So please, take a look, have a play, and see what you think.


To celebrate Matariki, which rose on Monday 6th June, there is a display on Level 2 of Te Manawa. Also, keep an eye out for various events happening around the Waikato - details can be found at Matariki ki Waikato: Maaori New Year Festival 2016.


On Monday, 6 June the Student Centre will be open 11.00am - 6.00pm. The Teaching Resources Library will be closed. See Library Hours 2016: Public Holidays.


Talofa, Samoan Language Week starts on Monday 30th May 2016 and this year the University of Waikato Library is running a competition to celebrate and promote the language!


Are you struggling with APA referencing? Confused as to why you lost marks in your assignments? We have a new video guide to show you how to reference a journal article. Don't forget to also check out our other APA video guides in the playlist or sign up for an APA referencing tutorial.


International Day 6 April 2016

To celebrate International Day the Library wants to hear from our international students! So visit the Student Centre and write a message in your native language or post one on our Facebook page and you could win a prize! Winners must be currently enrolled students at the University of Waikato. Entries close 4pm on Friday, April 8th.


The library has access to some amazing video material which you can access online, anywhere, anytime. Our databases cover business to art, current issues to science and everything in between. Find speeches, role plays, films, documentaries, tv programs, interviews, and much more. Read more.


Want to know what new resources have arrived in the Library recently? Check out the new books and journals display (changed weekly) in the Student Centre and see our new materials lists at Resource Lists & Indexes.


And the winner is ... Nay-Nae! He won by several lengths from Taikato, with Lib-Neigh the third coming in a distance third. Congratulations to our winner Marie, who put forward the name Nay-Nae. A huge thank you to everyone who suggested names for our Library horse and who voted throughout the competition.


We've had such a positive response to our Nō hea koe? Where are you from? competition that we've extended the deadline! So get into the Student Centre before 5pm this Friday (March 4th) and tell us where you are from for your chance to win a library prize pack. See competition details »


Our Library horse needs a name! And you've certainly come to the party with your suggestions. Check out our Library Facebook page for some honorable mentions. We've narrowed it down to three finalists: Lib-Neigh the third, Nay-Nae and Taikato. Voting has now closed.


It’s that time of year – orientation! So join us for a tour of the Central Library, a Get Computer Savvy session or enter one of our fun competitions, including your chance to name our horse! Learn more.


The primary access to Library resources is now via Library Search. While the Voyager Catalogue will continue to be updated with new physical resources, it is no longer complete. Read more...


Changes in the way Library Search links to ebooks and ejournals. Read more...


Please remember that the Library will be open with reduced hours on the 8th of February.
Hours are:
Central Library - 11am - 6pm
Teaching Resources Library - CLOSED.


2015

Ancestry Library Edition delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more from countries all over the world. Go to Databases: Ancestry Library Edition for more details and the link to the website.


Welcome back everyone! The Computer Area on Level 2 is open again. If you want to use the area outside Library open hours you will need to apply for after-hours access. If you had access last year, you will need to reapply. The form is available from the Library.


Thank you to all those who applied.


T Semester 2015 Hours 9 November 2015

Welcome to T Semester! Please note that the Central Library and Teaching Resources Library hours have changed slightly as of 9 November 2015. For full hours see Library Hours.


Mālo ni! , Tokelau Language Week starts on Sunday 25th October 2015 and this year the University of Waikato Library are running a couple of competitions to celebrate and promote the language! Also, find out more about Tokelauan Language Week 2015 on the official website.


100 years ago this week the transport ship Marquette sank in the Aegean Sea while carrying a contingent of New Zealand troops and medical staff. 10 nurses, 19 medical corps and 3 soldiers drowned in the tragedy. To commemorate the event on 23 October, the New Zealand Collection on level 4 of the Student Centre, has organised a small display.


Starting the 19th of October, it’s International Open Access Week!. Follow the link to learn more about what open access is, and how we support it at the University of Waikato.


Niue Language Week 2015 12 October 2015

Fakaalofa Lahi Atu! Niue Language Week starts on Monday 12th October 2015 and this year the University of Waikato Library are running a couple of competitions to celebrate and promote the language!


Bula, Fijian Language Week starts on Monday 5th October 2015 and this year the University of Waikato Library are running a couple of competitions to celebrate and promote the language!


Cambridge Journals will be unavailable from midday Saturday 19 September for up to 17 hours, due to essential database upgrades.


Chinese Language Week 2015 7 September 2015

New Zealand’s first ever Chinese Language Week starts on the 7th of September 2015. A range of exciting events will be held here in Hamilton for the whole week. Check out more details by following the link above.


Proquest Database Outage 13 August 2015

ProQuest databases will be unavailable today from 2-4pm due to critical maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.


The Library has released an updated version of the New Zealand Short Stories Index with more than 20000 stories listed and with added search functionality. The Short Stories Index can be found under Library Resources, in the Resource Lists and Indexes section.


Proquest Service Alert 6 August 2015

Proquest databases will be unavailable on Sunday, 9th August 2015, from 2-10pm, due to scheduled maintenance.


The BrowZine app enables you to browse scholarly journals from the University of Waikato Library or from open sources on your tablet, iPhone or Android smartphone. thirdiron.com/download


Elsevier have informed us that due to scheduled maintenance, Elsevier databases Science Direct, Scopus and Engineering Village will not be available for approximately 4.5 hours from 10 am on Sunday, 2 August.


We are moving some of the journals around to make room for some extra seating. There will be some noise while this work is undertaken. Library users seeking quiet spaces in which to study should use the seating at the end of the general collection or book a study room . On Friday 3rd of July, there will be loud noise as we dismantle some of the shelves. We apologise for any inconvenience.


Profile.id Training 22 June 2015

Come to a training session on Tuesday 30 June 2015 at 11 am in Room 2.15 Te Manawa, The Student Centre to learn more about this powerful socio-demographic tool that uses results from the 2013, 2006 and 2001 Censuses of Population and Dwellings. Learn more here.


Celebrating Matariki 19 June 2015

Enjoy our interactive displays on Level 2 and 4 of Te Manawa for Matariki that rose on Thursday 18th June. Keep an eye out for various events happening around the Waikato, for further information check out this web site.


Library late nights 8 June 2015

We will be staying open until 10pm on Friday 12th and 19th June to support students studying for their exams. Good luck!


Check out this newly digitised resource. Find Collotype view of Hamilton, Waikato here


An outage of the Research Commons website is required for upgrades and will occur from 5:00-5:30pm today, Monday 25 May 2015. Research Commons (including the thesis deposit form) will be unavailable to all users during that time.


Talofa, There is still time to enter our competitions for Samoan Language Week. For more information click here


The family of Michael King, one of New Zealand’s foremost historians, has generously offered part of Michael’s personal library to supplement the material held in the New Zealand Collection. The 600+ books are located on the open shelves on Level 4 of the Student Centre.


BioOne is an online collection of scientific research in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences featuring 184 full text titles; 132 ISI-ranked titles; 60 exclusive BioOne titles; and over 115,000 full-text articles. You can access the trial here


Liquid layout 12 May 2015

On Wednesday morning, the Waikato University Library website will be upgraded to the new responsive design. This process will take a few hours, and users may experience some peculiarities navigating the website during this time. We aren't expecting major disruptions.


The Library is pleased to announce Kanopy, which offers thousands of films, documentaries, and training videos from producers such as BBC Active, Media Education Foundation, and Ronin Films. Individual films are also available through the University of Waikato Library Catalogue.


Shut Up and Draw 30 April 2015

Shut Up and Draw is an opportunity to relax, focus, and draw alongside artist Susan Te Kahurangi King. Susan is one of the artists in the current exhibition, OUT OF ORDER, at the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts.


We are running a Careers Fair on Thursday 30th April with a programme of activities on Level 2 which focus on librarianship as a career. For full programme and competition details click here


We are working on resolving the issue, and will have full access restored as soon as possible.


Avoid fines... 8 April 2015

Renew items online before they are due. Use My Account


Easter hours 2 April 2015

The Central Library and Teaching Resources Library will be closed Good Friday to Easter Sunday. For full Easter hours click here.


Get better grades 10 March 2015

Save time, get better grades. Improve your referencing and research skills with 50 minute, hands on Library tutorials.


Te Matatini 2015 5 March 2015

On Friday 6th March, we are going to be Live streaming Te Matatini (New Zealand Kapa Haka Nationals Competition) on Level 2 of Te Manawa, 8.30am - 4.30pm.


Get to know your Library, come on a Library tour...


Earth Science Journal 26 February 2015

Check out this newly digitised, unique, University of Waikato resource. Find the Earth Science Journal here


We are about to release the upgrade for the Library Group Room bookings tool. It will not be available this afternoon (Thursday) from 1.30pm for about 30 minutes.


To view full hours for Summer School 2015 for the Central Library and Teaching Resources Library click here.


EndNote: Free Download 16 January 2015

EndNote is now available to freely download and install on your personal machine. This offer applies to University of Waikato staff and students.


2014

Google Scholar 20 November 2014

‘Find@Waikato’ links are currently unavailable in Google Scholar, and are not expected to appear again until next week. We recommend using ‘Library Search’ in the meantime.


My Interloan will not be available from midnight Friday, 21st November 2014 to 9am Saturday, 22nd November 2014 due to a software upgrade. We apologise for the inconvenience.


The Central Library and Teaching Resources Library hours change to Summer School hours on 8 November 2014. For full hours for this period click here.


Get BrowZine! 31 October 2014

Introducing BrowZine, the app allows you to browse scholarly journals available from the University of Waikato Library or from open sources on your tablet, iPhone or Android smartphone. Download BrowZine today thirdiron.com/download


The Central Library is open on Labour Day, Monday, 27 October. Opening from 11 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. The Teaching Resources Library will be closed. The Student Centre Level 2 Computer Area will re-open at 6.05 p.m. via programme card.


Take advantage of our extended Library hours on Friday 31 October 2014 and get ready for your Saturday exams! The Library will be open until 10pm for this one time only. Normal hours will resume the following Friday


Between 5.00 p.m. and 8.00 p.m. on Thursday, 16 October 2014, you will not be able to top up your Unicash account, due to system maintenance. If you already have Unicash funds PRINTING will not be affected.


Database access 21 October 2014

We’re currently experiencing problems with access to some databases. We hope to have this issue resolved as soon as possible.


Looking for somewhere quiet to study? Try Level 3, there is a designated quiet area at the south end of the Journals collection.


To receive text messages letting you know when items are available to pick up, are overdue or have been recalled register here


You asked for longer hours. We responded, we are now opening earlier and closing later. See the new hours


Come to Level 4 to see displays commemorating the 100 year anniversary of World War I.


Thank you to the 4000+ students who completed the library survey last month. We look forward to using this valuable information to enhance our services. We'd also like to congratulate iPad mini winner Danielle Loye. Learn more »


The Library has over 20 laptop computers freely available for student use in the Library. So if you can't find a convenient PC in the Library, this is one option you may like to consider.


Working on Level 3 of the Student Centre and want help? Look out for staff wearing the red-trimmed black vests with "Librarian" on the back. They can help you find things on the shelves or at your computer.


The Level 2 Computer Area will be opened for students to use until midnight each night. To find out how to access the building after hours, read more...


Booking a group study room is easy. If you want somewhere to work as a group, book a study room by scanning the QR code posted outside the Group room.


University of Waikato faculty are encouraged to deposit the full text of their peer-reviewed academic publications into the University's digital repository, Research Commons. For more information see Open Access.


Two more group study rooms are now available. These are 317 and 317A on the 3rd floor in the Faculty of Education in the TL building. To make your booking, go to Library Group Room Bookings and click on Teaching Resources Library.


The Teaching Resources Library is still located in the Faculty of Education (TL3.19). This collection contains books and other resources to assist in preparation and planning for teaching and for use in schools and early childhood centres.


Come to a Library tutorial. Build up your skills - choose from a range of topics, including APA for Electronic Resources and Microsoft Excel. Full list at About Tutorials.


New to the Library? Get to know us by coming on a Library tour which run from the 26th Feb to the 7th of March. Further details can be found at Library Tours.


Once again 3rd year Computer Graphic Design students (CGRD344) created the marketing concept for Orientation 2014 and throughout the year.


Library Search Upgrade 10 February 2014

Library Search is being upgraded on Monday morning, 10th of Feb. Searching will remain much the same but there will be a few changes. Read more »


There are known problems with Chrome when playing videos from eTV. The following link explains the problem and offers a solution Important Technical Update: Video Not Playing with Google Chrome.


From the 10th of Feb, our Interlibrary Loan ZPortal will be known as My Interloan. Just login as you usually do to place and track your interlibrary loan and document delivery requests.


We'd like to welcome the New Zealand Development Scholars to the Student Centre. They are here for the first week of their Academic Preparation Programme. All the best for your studies - Enjoy your time at the University of Waikato.


An information evening will be held in the Student Centre for those attending or looking to attend Waikato Uni. See University of Waikato Information Evenings.


The Teaching Resources Library is now open for business on Level 2 of the TL Building in the Faculty of Education.


Happy new year everyone! Welcome to 2014 Summer school students. Library hours for S Semester can be seen here.


2013

The Library hours will be changing this month during the summer hols. If you want to familiarise yourself with the changes, see Library Hours.


The Library is running a number of Library Classes this November. These are available to all enrolled students.


We're not just academic books and journals around here. Try browsing our rec reading collection on level 3. There are some great books.


Remember the Central and Teaching Resources Libraries are available for study over the summer.


Exams are coming up fast. Make sure you check out the exam timetable 2013 B Semester Examination Timetable.


EndNote Mac tutorial 28 August 2013

Want to find out how to use EndNote on your Mac? This tutorial is for you.


Ask at any of the information desks. Or, come to a Library tutorial. Build up your skills - choose APA Referencing, Excel, or PowerPoint, or Advanced Word, EndNote or Zotero.


ScienceDirect and Scopus will be unavailable due to Perseid meteor showers from Sunday, August 11 at 6.30am until Sunday, August 18 at 6.30am. It is also possible that you may experience service disruptions such as slower response times and unexpected impacts throughout this period.