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We’re excited to announce a new database – The Cat Collection. This is a subject-themed database of ebooks, articles, reports, images, videos and more, all on the topic of cats, with a sub-collection focusing on kittens. It facilitates access to viewing of cat videos from reliable, SFW (safe for work) sources. We expect the database to be useful across all Colleges. It includes content on areas such as veterinary care of cats, the impact of cats on society and the economy, the role of cats in human well-being, and the representation of cats in art and literature. The Cat Collection database will be officially launched next week. Each Library will have a display, cat-themed nibbles, and cats visiting for short...Read more

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The University Archives has created some new virtual exhibitions, now available for viewing in Tāmiro. The items featured in these exhibitions come from Massey’s Archive collections. Trailblazing women at MasseyWomen have been an...Read more

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If you are looking to get books and journal articles from NZ and overseas, the Library has an improved interlibrary loans service where you can now get books and articles from libraries locally, nationally and globally. There are several...Read more

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Looking for videos for learning or teaching? The Library has access to a huge range of recorded television programmes, documentaries, selected movies, educational material and more. One way to look for these is to do a title or keyword search...Read more

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Get some quick practical tips on choosing where to publish, making your work open access on Massey Research Online (MRO), measuring and maximising your citations, identifying yourself with ORCiD, writing a data management plan and more. The...Read more

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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...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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