Support for Researchers

The library offers a range of services and resources to support all levels of research across the university.

Find your Academic Liaison Librarian


Research Consultations

Organise a personal research consultation with your Academic Liaison Librarian.

Research Commons

Increase the visibility of your work by submitting it to the University’s open access digital repository

Alerts and RSS Feeds

Set up email Alerts and RSS feeds to new resources in your research area(s).

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Requests.


Copyright Requirements

Copyright requirements and request permissions for research.

Journal Metrics: where do I publish?

Information on where to publish, includes standard journal metrics and tools to measure impact factor.

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

How to provide your research output with a digital object identifier.

Author and Article Metrics

Information concerning standard author metrics, creating your research profile and tools for measuring your impact factor.


An alternative way of measuring impact factors. These include views, downloads, bookmarks and presence in social media.

PBRF Impact

Information to assist researchers engaging with the 2018 PBRF process

National Library

Services for publishers and authors, including how to obtain an ISBN, ISSN & ISMN, CiP records and Legal Deposit.

World Rankings and Author Attribution

Ensure that your research output is correctly attributed.

Adding to Our Collections

Our Collections

The Library collections are here to support teaching and research at the University of Waikato.

Database Trials

The Library arranges trials of databases, to evaluate their suitability for purchase, and welcomes feedback.

Request Material For Purchase

Need a specific item? Place a request and track it.

Service Request Forms

Request items, services or information, apply for subscriptions or simply contact one of our friendly staff.