Library News & Events Archive

News and Events from the last three months.

Ebook Central will be down on Sunday morning for maintenance, but it should be back up by 9am.

My Interloan services, may experience intermittent downtime, from 6pm until 10pm, Saturday 11th August, for scheduled maintenance. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Artificial intelligence, evolution, space-time, biodiversity, and much more! Take a look at our latest book display - so many ideas about our world and theories about the universe.

Need help finding academic resources, referencing with APA, using Excel or are you doing graduate research? Then come along to a tutorial!

Did you know that there are 16,883 non-English print resources available in the library? For other interesting facts, check out the 10th 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

Kia orana! Does a Chromecast Audio sound good to you? Well, here’s your chance to win one of your own! All you have to do is, look at the images on the 4 Pics 1 Word Competition Poster and, based on the provided letters and spaces, correctly guess the word. To be in to win, you must place your entry into the box provided at the Cook Islands Language Week display that will be available from Monday 30th July 2018, located on Level 2 of the Student Centre. You’ll also find Dictionaries and other useful resources. A draw will take place and the winner will be announced on the Library - University of Waikato Facebook page on Friday 3rd August 2018 at 12:00pm, so make sure to enter by 11:00am!

Emails that weren't delivered during this time will not be re-sent so it is recommended that you check My Account for overdues, changes to due dates (e.g. items requested by another person), and your own requests becoming available.

To conclude Matariki celebrations, a tree planting ceremony will take place on Wednesday 25th July at 1pm and you're invited. The University community has written messages on stars which have been placed on Matariki message boards in the Library.

The last scheduled Library Tour will be departing Level 2 of the Library 1.15pm Wednesday July 11. So jump on board and learn all you need to know to get you started. Can't make this time? Ask us and we'll schedule a tour at a time that suits.

July marks Matariki this year and to celebrate the Library has two ‘virtual’ memory boards where you can record your reflections on the past year (He Hokinga Mahara) and your aspirations for the year to come (He Anga Whakamua).

Screen Studies is a dynamic digital platform taking users from script to screen and beyond – offering a broad range of content from Bloomsbury and Faber & Faber to support moving image studies. Go to trials page.
Trial ends 31st of July 2018.

It’s time to get yourself re-orientated for Semester B and the Library has plenty on offer to get you started.

For armchair travellers, cyclists, trampers and road trippers. If you're interested in Lonely Planet Guides, intrepid journeys and map books - take a look at our latest display!

From June 25th all Waikato Reading Lists will default to a new list view with added functionality.

It’s recess! So why not check out our recreational reading and DVD collections. Then sit back, relax and get lost in a good book or DVD.

My Interloan services, may be unavailable or degraded from 5pm Saturday 16th of June until 1am Sunday 17th June, for scheduled maintenance. Apologies for any inconvenience.

It's Field Days this week! If you want to find out more about New Zealand's farming life, take a look at our latest display. Many more books available at the New Zealand Collection on level 4.

Past exam papers can be a great help when studying for your exams. You can access papers in iWaikato (which you can find on your Student Homepage). Please note: not all papers are available.

The Library will be open until 10pm on Friday 8th and Friday 15th June, 2018. For all open hours, see Library hours.

Did you know 7527 students have enjoyed after hours access to the Level 2 computer area so far this year?

Explore a wide range of journals, ebooks, and research reports in the field of security studies. This content looks at security studies through a broad lens, encompassing research on international security and peace and conflict studies from all corners of the globe. Trial ends 30 June 2018. Feedback please to Please include the name of the trial.