Libraries

Our friendly, professional Librarians will help you find the information you need, and you’ll be able to borrow items simply by using your student or staff ID card. 

We have Libraries at both our Mt Albert and Waitākere campuses. For directions, contact details and access to the Library's resources online visit the Library website

Library Workshops

We provide a range of workshops that can help you with your study and research projects. Whether it’s literature searches, exploring journal databases, using Mendeley (useful research tool) or Zotero (free cloud based reference library), find a workshop that is right for you.

View our workshops

Knowledge Specialists

For help with finding subject information for your assignments contact one of our Knowledge Specialists, 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

eTv

eTV is available to all students and staff as a learning resource to support your coursework, assignments, essays, dissertations or presentations, with content you can easily cite of you need to. For more information on how to register for eTV visit the library help guides

Locations

Mt Albert

Building 180 (Te Puna)
This Library has a wide range of resources for programmes including education, business, computing, communication, osteopathy, natural sciences, construction, languages, sports, and trades. It also holds the special Te Kohinga Māori collection, resources which focus on subjects pertaining to Māori and Māori culture. 

Building  1
This Library has the resources needed for the architecture, design, performing arts and landscape architecture programmes. Its collections include Trade catalogues related to the architecture and construction industries, and 'Arts Files' with art exhibition catalogues and other information on NZ artists of an ephemeral nature, with pictorial content. It also holds a special collection of plans and papers related to landscape designer Fred Tschopp.

WaitākereBuilding 520

The Waitākere Library is well set-up to meet the information and study needs of its students. Collections include the Pacific Collection and Reference Collection. Subject areas covered at this Library are languages, medical imaging, not-for-profit management, nursing, and social practice.

For opening hours please visit the Library website.