Library News & Events Archive

News and Events from the last two months.

Covid-19 Alert Level 2 update

The Library remains open and the hours remain the same at this stage.

All seating has been rearranged to meet social distancing guidelines, including the group study rooms. Please check the signage on the doors and please check in using the QR codes.

Classes continue as usual at this stage. If you have any questions please ask a staff member or chat with us online.

The main Hamilton Campus Library has just launched a new system for issuing and returning books which uses RFID technology. So no more scanning barcodes; all you need to do ... Read full article

New RFID system
Change is coming to the way you issue and return books at the main Hamilton Campus Library in Te Manawa Student Centre.
But don't worry as we will be here to help every step of the way.
The changes will be happening over the next few days and we will provide instructional material once the new system is in place.
If you need help or you have any questions, please ask a staff member at the Level 2 Library desk.

Using APA referencing for that next assignment? We’ve got heaps of guides and advice online! ... Read full article

Booking a High Demand Item
  1. Search for the title of the High Demand book using Library Search
  2. Select Request
  3. Choose booking times and select Request
  4. Pick up the item from the Level 2 Library Desk in the main Hamilton Campus Library or the Library service desk in TCBD.1.03 (24-hour computer lab) in Tauranga at the start of the booking time.
You can book for 2 hours maximum, up to a week in advance.

Virtual Library Tour
In a time when we want the world at our fingertips, we bring you an online Library Tour, which will allow you to be as good as there.
You may not be able to make it to a physical tour, but you are just one click away from visiting us, so take a look around!

Are you interested in free live-streaming channels and a library of educational videos? eTV provides real-time teaching video resources through local and international television programming delivered as live streams ... Read full article

Welcome to the new trimester. Find out how the Library can help you. Read full article

Library services at Alert Level 1
Things are slowly getting back to normal for us! For more information see Library Services at Alert Level 1.

The Interloan Patron Portal has had a makeover! 22nd June 2020
From Monday 22nd June the Interloan Patron Portal was updated and refreshed. The changes will not affect the functionality, just the way it looks. 

Nau mai, Welcome to our shiny new website! 29th June 2020
You'll notice that a few things have changed on our website. All the information you need is still here but we've modified the layout and given everything a makeover. If you have any issues using the new site or finding information, please get in touch with us. Please report any broken links to

If you are trying to locate a news and events item from the period before the 29th June 2020, or more than two months ago, please email us at