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Library News & Events Archive

2018

If you find you need help while on Level 3, just come to our new chat help station and send us a message. We can help answer your query, give you directions or send staff to help in person. Available 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.


Are you looking for part time work? The Library is looking for keen and reliable students who have an attention to detail. If this is you and you are keen to work in the Library check out this page for more information and how to apply.


We are aware that the New Books and Journals List is not fully functional. We hope to have this fixed as soon as possible.


Welcome to S Semester. Check out our full Library Hours, find Endnote and Thesis Writing tutorial times or come and talk to your friendly library staff.


2017

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.


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.