Library News and Events

Teaching Resources Library Closed 27th September 2022

Teaching Resources Library will be closed on 27 September, 2022 while the staff are attending a Library workshop. Hours will return to normal on 28 September, 2022. Hamilton Campus Library will be open with reduced staffing until 1.30pm the same day. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Remember we have a range of online resources available.

BWB The New Zealand History Collection
Access important and interesting New Zealand historical online books. Read the full text, using the straightforward navigation options, clear layout and design. Works well on all computers and mobile devices.

Visit: BWB The New Zealand History Collection

Mahuru Māori music video 16th September 2022
Here's a wekeneru banger to kani kani to! In celebration of Mahuru Māori, our Library whānau got together to recreate last year's tau kē music video! Me kōrero māori! Check out the Mahuru Māori Music Video: Te Whare Pukapuka Edition!


Library Closed for Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Day 26th September 2022
Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Day will take place on 26 September 2022. This one-off public holiday gives all of Aotearoa the chance to mark the passing of Her Majesty and reflect on her incredible life and legacy. All of our libraries will be closed, but we'll be back again on 27 September.
Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2022 – What's on! 12th September 2022
Kia ora e te whānau! This year for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2022, te Whare Pukapuka, the Library, has been putting in the mahi to get some tau kē awesome things together to whakanui celebrate. Mātakitakihia tēnei wāhi! Watch this space! In the meantime, check out the office rauemi resources on Reo Māori.
Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e lea faka-Tonga – Tongan Language Week 2022 5th September 2022
Malo e lelei 🌸🌺 It’s Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e lea faka-Tonga – Tongan Language Week! The theme this year is Ke Tu'uloa 'a e lea faka-Tonga 'i Aotearoa which means Sustaining the Tongan Language in Aotearoa. Check out what’s happening on the awesome Pacific at Waikato and have a look at the display our fabulous Library Experience Team put together!
Work at the Library – Positions available 5th September 2022

Applications close 5 September, 2022. We have a number of new exciting positions available, ranging from senior leadership roles through to specialists and generalists across a range of teams, as part of the delivery of our newly launched Library Plan. Roles include Assistant Director: Collections, Discovery and Experience; Engagement Manager; Teaching & Learning Librarian; Open Research Librarian; Library Experience Assistant. Learn more About the Library.

Kōrero i te reo Māori mo Mahuru Māori! 27th August 2022

Haere mai ki te whare pukapuka ki te kōrero i te reo Māori. Will you take up the reo Māori challenge with us? Starting on the 27th August, choose a challenge level you are comfortable with, from greeting everyone in te reo for a month, to only speaking te reo. There are challenge levels to suit everyone. Check out the Mahuru website for wananei resources and to register your challenge.

Learn a little, use a little. Koia kei a koe - you got this!

O Neherā - Nexus 1968-2005 collection is LIVE 18th August 2022
Nexus began its life in 1964 as the not-so-originally titled “Waikato Student”. Since then it has been a constant in lecture theatres every Monday morning. Its core principles have remained largely untouched; the idea that students have a platform to talk to students. It has been at the forefront of every issue impacting students' lives for over 50 years. Browse the Nexus - Student Magazine of the University of Waikato 1968-2005 collection today.
Three new Gale databases

We have access to three new Gale databases, as part of our EPIC package:

Available to all current Waikato staff and students, through the Databases page and Library Search.

New Library Positions 9th August 2022
We have a number of new exciting positions available, ranging from senior leadership roles through to specialists and generalists across a range of teams. As part of the delivery of ... Read full article
NZ Short Stories Index
Having trouble finding short stories written by New Zealanders? Then check out NZ Short Stories Index. Search by author or by story title to locate the full details of the books, journals or magazines the short story appeared in. Use these details to track down the original publication.

Visit: NZ Short Stories Index

The Student Learning Team offers weekly workshops during Trimester B, that focus on academic skills such as APA referencing, unpacking assignment questions, academic writing, grammar and punctuation, and more. Visit ... Read full article
Epetoma o te reo Māori Kūki 'Airani - Cook Islands Language Week 2022 31st July 2022
This year Cook Islands Language Week runs from 31 July - 6 August 2022. The theme, based on the overarching Pacific Language Weeks theme of 'sustainability', is ‘Ātuitui’ia au ki te Oneone o tōku ‘Ui Tupuna which means, connect me to the soil of my ancestors. There's a lot going on so keep an eye on the Pacific @ Waikato page and celebrate with us.
Waikato Reading Lists 26th July 2022
Waikato Reading Lists are a quick and easy way to access your Course Reading Lists. See what the recommended and essential readings are for your courses. Check out Waikato Reading Lists: for students to find out how to use them.
Exciting new Māori and Pacific roles for the Library

We are excited to be seeking new members to join our Library whānau! These new Māori and Pacific roles are the first step toward realising the aspirations highlighted in Our Library Plan. Learn more about Our Vision to become the Library that is at the heart of the whole community. Ko Te Tangata, for the people.

ACM Digital Library
Plug in to the latest in computing science. Full text collection of all Association of Computing Machinery publications. Includes journals and transactions, conference proceedings, books as well as links to special interest groups and special collections.

Visit: ACM Digital Library

Re-Orientation Crossword Competition 11th July 2022

See how re-orientated you can get! Finish the crossword and then let us know the secret word and be in to win a Bluetooth speaker.

The competition runs until 22 July 2022. Only currently enrolled students are eligible to win the prizes.

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