Important COVID-19 notice

All our Library buildings, across both our campuses, are closed until further notice, but we'll still have a range of services available online.

Please note all books issued have had their due dates extended. Books will not be due back until our libraries re-open.

If you have any questions for the Library team, please get in contact with them. Contact details below:

PHONE     0800 10 75 10
E-CHAT     LibChat

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Subject Librarians are also available for virtual consults during this time, visit the Subject Librarian page on the Library website for more information.

Please make sure to stay safe and well during this time. Kia kaha! Be stong!

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Our Library services

Our libraries host a wide range of books, journals, and online resources to support you while you study. As a student, you will have free access to all of the Library services and resources.

Please note that a current student ID card is required to use the libraries' facilities and resources.

Our library spaces support both quiet and social learning. You can eat and drink within our libraries. We just ask that you respect our spaces and remove all personal belongings and rubbish when you leave.

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Listed below are just some of our Library's services and resources available to you as a student:

Subject Librarians

For help with finding subject information for your assignments contact one of our Subject Librarians, who are professionally qualified librarians, focusing on information literacy teaching, resource acquisition, and research support.

Distance Services

Distance students can request Library books and journals, which will be posted out to you with a return envelope. You can also request scanned copies of book chapters and articles within Copyright guidelines which will be emailed to you.

Online Tutorials

Learn how to use the library's resources and services effectively with a range of online tutorials.


Building Campus Subjects
180 (Te Puna) Mt Albert Education, business, computing, communication, osteopathy, natural sciences, construction, architecture, landscape architecture, design,  languages, sports, and trades.

Special collections: Te Kohinga Māori collection; Architecture Journals collection, Art Files collection; Fred Tschopp collection *
202 Mt Albert  Performing and screen arts.
Access restricted to students and staff of these programmes, building access cards required.
520 Waitākere Languages, medical imaging, not-for-profit management, nursing, and social practice.

Special collections: Pacific Reference collection *

* A number of our special collections can only be viewed within the library.

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