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From this week we are introducing a ticketing system to manage emails that come into the Library.  We identified that we could benefit from having a more robust system to manage our emails and we are confident the system will enable us to improve the way we communicate with you. If you are emailing the Library you won’t need to do anything different and the same great Library team is here to respond to your queries. We may have the odd glitch to work through and if that should happen we will appreciate your patience in advance. You’ll know your email has gone through the ticketing system as you will see a message saying “Massey Library uses Springshare’s LibAnswers platform to handle client queries” in a signature...Read more

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Our popular long documents workshop now has a recorded version, so you can learn it in your own time, or go back for a refresher. To view the workshop, along with other useful long document resources (including a thesis template), see...Read more

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The Library is switching to 100% recycled paper for all printing and photocopying by staff and students​.  This was one of the specific recommendations in the Library’s recent Ngā Kaitiaki Taiao group’s sustainability audit...Read more

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Which is the best referencing software? Actually, it depends on your needs… Do you have just a few references in your assignment, or do you have lots and want to use them and the PDFs again later? We’ve just launched a redesigned...Read more

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Ebooks for courses

June 4, 2020

Ebooks or e-texts are an excellent option for students in the blended learning environment. However, there are several variations on ebook availability, particularly for courses, including: Library ebooks. The Library buys ebooks rather than...Read more

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Massey Archives wants to collect your experiences of COVID-19. Massey University Library managers meeting during COVID-19 The pandemic is a momentous event in our history. The University is eager to capture the Massey community’s...Read more

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Taken after the conferment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Māori Studies on 15 December 2000. This was the first time this degree was awarded by Massey University. The photograph shows, from left to right, Dr Monty Soutar, Chancellor...Read more

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Library.PressDisplay is a rolling 60-day archive of magazines and newspapers from New Zealand and around the world. They appear as the originals did in print, rather than being re-formatted for the web. Please note: the number of simultaneous...Read more

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Occasionally Google Scholar via the Library website gives an error message, usually when there is high traffic going through this route. If you come across multiple Captcha forms or “unusual traffic” error messages, keep refreshing your...Read more

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This post is the second of two relating to the current state of Open Access  in New Zealand. The first is here. Massey University’s data was extracted from the national sample and analysed in the same way and found that two thirds of...Read more

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