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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 

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.

Monday, December 04, 2017

Returning items after hours


When the library is closed, you can still return your items through the After Hours Returns slot. There is a slot at each library.
  • 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.
Location
Te Puna Hub Library 
The After Hours Returns slot is outside the main doors at Old Library Building 110 level 1



Building 1 Library 
The returns slot is inside Building 1 past the exhibition hall or foyer beside the library doors.




Waitakere Library
Use the Waitakere Public Library After Hours Returns slot at level 1







Check our Library Hours page for full details & special dates and Library facebook page for the update.
For more information, contact us here.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Summer semester opening hours



PLEASE NOTE:
Te Puna and all student services will be CLOSED from 12:00pm Friday 22nd December 2017, open again Wednesday 3rd January 2018. The Copy Centre at Mt Albert will be CLOSED from Thursday 21st December 2017, open again Wednesday 3rd January 2018. The Copy Centre at Mt Albert is also closed all day on the 7th December and from 08:30 - 11:00 on the 15th December 2017. 

Remember to check the Library Hours page 
for full details and special dates

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Extended hours for 2017 Semester 2

Unitec libraries in Te Puna and Waitākere will be open longer hours over the study and exam weeks period, from Saturday 4 November - Friday 24 November 2017.

Te Puna - 4 November to 24 November


Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
Friday : 8:00am - 7:00pm
Weekends : 9:00am - 7:00pm

Waitākere Library - 6 November to 24 November


Monday - Thursday : 8:00am - 9:00pm
Friday : 8:00am - 6:00pm
Weekends :10:00am - 4:00pm


Building 1 library hours are not being extended.

For full details see Library Hours

For more information contact us


Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori at Unitec Library

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori (11 – 17 Mahuru – September 2017) at Unitec Library

Kia ora! Come celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Māori - Māori Language Week with Unitec Library. The theme for this year is: ‘Kia ora te reo Māori' to acknowledge and celebrate New Zealand’s indigenous greeting. This will run from Monday to Sunday 11-17 September 2017.

Unitec Library has resources both in print and electronic to help you learn and become familiar in Te Reo Māori language. Check out the Unitec Library catalogue and Mātauranga Māori - Māori Language and Culture subject guide.

Come in and see our display at Waitākere Library.


Did you know that Unitec offers FREE introduction to Te Reo courses?. For more information, click here. You can also order your morning coffee "Kawhe" in Te Reo – wonderful way to learn Te Reo and start your day. 

Use the hashtag #tewikiotereomāori to follow the events on social media.

For more information visit these websites: