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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 print, if they are available on a suitable platform – some (often textbooks) are not offered to libraries. Within Library ebooks there are differing models: they may be owned or temporarily leased; downloading and sharing limits may apply; simultaneous users can range from one through to unlimited, and so on. If you need a Library ebook to teach a course, please check with us to see which options are available.Tip: limit your Discover search results to ‘ebooks’ in the left hand...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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This is the first of two posts reporting on an environment scan of Open Access (OA) in New Zealand. The second will be up later this week and will give an overview of Massey University’s state of Open Access. A working group of the Council of...Read more

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GODWITS/KŪAKA WIKIPEDIA EDIT-A-THON Join Dr Mike Dickison (former NZ Wikipedian-at-Large, currently Research Information Advisor at Massey) to learn about Wikipedia editing and improve the Massey and NZ coverage of these global migrants  who...Read more

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Discover now signs you into your personal EBSCO account when you enter your Massey username and password. This means you can download ebooks, save items and searches in folders, and take notes within content without the previous system of having...Read more

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Massey researchers now have another open access (OA) publishing option which is free to them, a recent development in the ever-changing OA landscape. The Library has just signed its first transformative agreements with journal publishers – a...Read more

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