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ArchSite
Do you have an interest in Aotearoa New Zealand Archeology? ArchSite is an online database that contains information about recorded archaeological sites in Aotearoa New Zealand. ArchSite uses GIS (Geographic Information System) technology to manage and display information on maps. It is the national inventory of archaeological sites in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Visit: ArchSite

This May we are holding a book amnesty! You won't be charged overdue fines for books returned during this time, including any overdue fines accruing. In the ongoing battle against ... Read full article

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Open Day 2022: Hamilton Campus 27th May 2022
Open Day 2022 will be held in Hamilton on Friday, 27 and Saturday 28 May, 2022. The Library will have a booth with activities, giveaways, and free advice (naturally), as part of the Student Advice and Support zone, based on Level 2 of Te Manawa–Student Centre. So the Library will be packed full of prospectus students eager to learn more about the wonderful services we offer. But of course, current students and staff are also welcome. Learn more at Open Day: Hamilton Campus.
Pink Shirt Day 2022 20th May 2022

Kōrero Mai, Kōrero Atu, Mauri Tū, Mauri Ora – Speak Up, Stand Together, Stop Bullying! Friday 20 May 2022 is Pink Shirt Day – a day to celebrate diversity and promote kindness and inclusiveness. Find ways to get involved in Pink Shirt Day.

We've created a display on Level 2 of Te Manawa – Student Centre for you to enjoy!

Rotuman Language Week 2022 8th May 2022
Noa’ia e Mauri! Celebrate Fäeag Rotuạm - the Rotuma Language with us, Sunday 8th - Saturday 14th May! Have a look at our display on level 2 of the Student Centre, which includes an exhibition of traditional artifacts from Rotuma. Also, check out our reading list of online Library resources about the Rotuman language. For more details and events, visit the Pacific @ Waikato Facebook page.
Mindscape Commons trial ends soon!

We have set up a trial of Mindscape Commons, the world’s first online resource for immersive and interactive content in mental health.Trial ends 14th May, 2022. See Database Trials for more information about the database, and to place your feedback.

Anthropology Plus
Good news! 🤩 We have a new database trial – Anthropology Plus is the world’s most comprehensive index covering the fields of anthropology, archaeology, & related interdisciplinary research. For more information, access, and to provide feedback, go to the Databases Trials page. Trial ends 17 June 2022.
Scite: See How Research Has Been Cited 29th April 2022
New trial! Scite is a tool to help researchers better discover and understand research articles through Smart Citations, citations that display the context of the citation and describe whether the article provides supporting or contrasting evidence. See more information and provide feedback on the Database Trials page. Trial ends 1st July, 2022

Celebrate Earth Day 22nd April 2022
Celebrate Earth Day today and watch this stunning documentary There Once was an Island Te Henua e Nnoho about Takuu, a tiny atoll in Papua New Guinea, where an entire Polynesian culture is facing escalating climate change-related impacts on their way of life.
#EarthDayEveryDay
ANZAC Day Library Hours 25th April 2022

The Library will be closed on Monday the 25th of April for ANZAC Day. The computer areas and after-hours access will still be available.

At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.

nkoda: Digital Sheet Music Subscription App

We have set up a trial for nkoda: Digital Sheet Music Subscription App. This is the largest digital library of sheet music ever created on subscription. You will be prompted to register using your University of Waikato email address in order to access the material. See more information, access user guides and provide feedback on the Database Trials page. Trial ends 9 May, 2022

Easter Hours
The Library will be closed from 15 - 19 April, 2022. The 24/7 Computer area will still be open. See you on the 20th. See Open Hours: Holidays and Exceptions.
Visible Body Trial
Our Visible Body trial is now active. We have access to the following components: Human Anatomy Atlas, Muscle Premium, Anatomy & Physiology, Physiology & Pathology, and Biology Site License. See the Database Trials for more information, to access the trials, and to place feedback. Ends 9th May 2022.
Mindscape Commons TRIAL

We have set up a trial of Mindscape Commons, the world’s first online resource for immersive and interactive content in mental health.Trial ends 14th May, 2022. See Database Trials for more information about the database, and to place your feedback.

Waikato Reading Lists Scheduled Maintenance 7th April 2022
Waikato Reading Lists may be unavailable on Thursday 7th of April between 6.30pm and 7.30pm due to scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Clarivate, one of our vendors, has launched a new resource centre including software tools, information and insights to support displaced researchers from Ukraine. In addition, the site also ... Read full article
We have been busy putting a few things together to celebrate International Children's Book Day on 2 April, 2022. First of all, we have this awesome display on level 2. ... Read full article

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