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Monday, April 30, 2018

Libraries go cashless from 30 April

Libraries go cashless from Thursday 30 April  2018

Our libraries will no longer accept cash payments for fines from Monday 30 April. Electronic payments will allow us to track transactions more accurately and remove the need to hold cash at public desks.

Through the student portal, students and staff can make real-time payments which will immediately be reflected in the library system. Check out how to do this (60 sec)

Eftpos payments can also be made at the desk at any of our library branches, or the ‘Ask Me’ desk at Te Puna.

If you have any questions, please contact Manager, Services Gail Dallimore gdallimore@unitec.ac.nz

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Ebook platform outage on Sun 22 April

On Sunday from 2pm to 7pm access to online ebooks may be restricted due to maintenance by the supplier.

We apologies for any inconvenience these outage may cause.

For any queries please contact us here

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Unitec libraries go cashless from 30 April

With the changing world, the libraries at Unitec have decided to move away from accepting fine payments in cash.  This will enable better tracking of transactions, and remove the need to hold cash at public desks.

Through the student portal, students are able to make real-time payments.  These payments are reflected immediately in the library system.

Payment by EFTpos can still be made at the library / Ask Me desks in all library branches.

For more information, contact us

Monday, March 12, 2018

Easter Hours 2018

There are no classes taught at Unitec over the Easter break from 30 March to 3 April.  

 Unitec libraries, Ask Me desk and Student Central hours over this period are as follows:

 30 March 
31 March
 1 April
2 April
3 April
Te Puna Library
(Ask Me)
Mt Albert
Closed  9am-4.30pm Closed  Closed   9am-4.30pm 
Building 1
Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
Closed  Closed  Closed Closed Closed
Mt Albert
Closed  Closed  Closed Closed 9am-4.30pm

Please note: when the library is closed, you can still return your items through the After Hours Returns slot.
  • For Building 1 library, return your items to building 110 or Te Puna Library during operating hours above.
  • For Waitākere library, use the Waitākere Public library after hour slot on level 1.
  • These slots can only be used when the library is closed.
  • Items returned through these slots will be checked in before the library is open next.  
  • Laptops must be returned to the desk where it was issued.
Check our Library Hours page for full details and special dates and Library Facebook page for updates.
For more information, contact us.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Start strong in 2018

Learn essential computer and study skills to help you succeed at Unitec:

Study skills, academic writing and referencing

Computer / IT skills
Study guides & Study toolbox
  • Find the Library's subscription and latest databases by name, subject or vendor. To find even more e-resources including free websites in your subject area go to the relevant Subject Guide.  (Click here to Subject and Study Guides)
  • Take sometime to explore the Study Toolbox. The Library and Learning and Achievement have created resources to help you in your studies. Click here to Study Toolbox
The Ask Me desk staff can help you with questions about these workshop or any other problems you may have.  See opening hours here.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Te Puna building 180 - level 1 limited access on Thursday 15 February

 Students will have restricted access to level 1 of Te Puna Building 180 from 7:00am to 1:00pm on Thursday 15 February.  An all-staff event is being held in Te Puna during this time.   

Access Te Puna via Student Central entrance, or by the Breaktime shop opposite B183.   Use the Red Lecture Theatre entrance to access levels 2 and 3 and the Health Centre on level 0.

Student kitchen and microwaves remain accessible.

Ask Me desk services are available from student kitchen side of desk.

Quiet spaces for study are available on level 2 and 3. 

The Health Centre on Level 0 can be accessed from the Red Lecture Theatre Entrance or via the outside stairs by walking around the building.

Library resources on Level 1 (call numbers 000-199, all journals, recreational reading and the hold shelves) will be unavailable from Wednesday afternoon until late Thursday afternoon.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Monday, January 22, 2018

SafetyHub database unavailable Tues 23rd 2018

The Safetyhub database will be unavailable from 8:00am - 5:00pm on Tuesday 23 January 2018, due to updates and upgrades. We apologise for the inconvenience that this may cause.