Library News & Events Archive

News and Events from the last three months.

In EndNote X9 you may notice journal names are being imported into author/title fields. For instructions on how to fix, see Fix journal titles imported into author/title fields.

The Library is open reduced hours from December 17th and closed from December 20th. See Library Hours for full details, as well as hours for the L2 computer lab and enrolment desk.

The new Interlibrary Loan system is now Live! This will replace My Interloan will allow you to place and track interlibrary loan requests. The main difference is in how you search for items which can now be located and requested through Library Search. See Guide to Interlibrary Loan and Guide to Library Search for details.

Like to study late at night? Need after-hours access to the Level 2 computer area? Then we've got you covered! Read more...

The last Endnote tutorial for 2018 will be held on Thursday, November 29. So sign up now. Read more

Calling all postgraduate students – find out how we can help you to get the most out of postgraduate life. Read on for details

Please note the Central Library hours will change this Sunday for T Semester so see our full hours for details.

Central Library is closed on Sundays for the rest of the year. See full hours for details.

Sage Research Methods incorporates over 100,000 pages of full-text content from SAGE journals, books (including the Little Blue Books), and reference works, and provides a 'methods map' visualising relationships between methods terms, concepts, people and literature, supported by a newly developed taxonomy for social science research methods. Check it out here!

Are you looking for part time work? We have a Library Assistant position that may just suit you. For more information and to apply, visit

Did you know more than 5.2 million items have been downloaded from our Research Commons Open Access Repository? For other interesting facts around Open Access, check out the 12th edition of Library Snapshot. If there is something you would like to know about the Library in a future Snapshot, please contact

The Tactile Element - A survey of textural works in the University of Waikato Art Collection OPEN 15 OCT 2018 – 25 JAN 2019 Mon-Fri, 9.00AM – 5.00PM The Tactile Element exhibition offers a format to survey the textural works in the University of Waikato Art Collection. While textile comprised works make up only a small component of all acquisitions, artworks exploring what we could define as ‘the tactile element’, extend well beyond those made with fibre.

Come and see the proposed plans for The Pā, a University marae and multi-purpose facility to be constructed next to the Student Centre (A Block). These are on display on Level 2.

Fakaalofa atu! Come and see our Niuean Language Week display on level 2 of Te Manawa and take part in the game to score yourself a cool Bluetooth speaker! The game can be played by completing one of the paper quizzes by the display, or online here. Kia monuina! Good Luck!

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Students from WSU are challenging the stigma of mental health and the fear of talking about how we feel. A postbox was set up for a week outside the Library, inviting students to share their 'secrets'. These have been shared in a display on Level 2 for others to come, read and leave encouraging messages in reply. Come, have a look, maybe share something of your own.

Tālofa! Come and see our Tuvalu Language Week display on level 4 of Te Manawa and take part in the game to score yourself some University of Waikato merchandise! Manuia! Good Luck!

SAGE Business Cases is the first discipline-wide digital collection tailored to library needs. These cases bring business to life – inspiring researchers to develop their own best practices and prepare for professional success. Trial ends 13 October 2018 Please note: ‘Teaching Notes’ to SBC are unavailable during the trial period, however there are 10 sample teaching notes you are most welcome to view here. Feedback please to and include the name of the trial.