November 2013

Save items to Google Scholar

November 28, 2013

Google Scholar has introduced a new feature, My library, which allows you to save items to return to later. It works much the same as the folders do when you sign in to Discover and many of our other databases. You can read more about it in the...Read more

Wellington Library closed from 5pm, Thursday 28 November, till early next week

November 26, 2013

Wellington Library will be closed from 5pm, Thursday the 28th of November for some very loud, very dusty construction.  We’re sorry for the inconvenience; if you need a place to study, 5E22 has 38 quiet spaces and the computer labs 5C14 and 5C15...Read more

HathiTrust added to Discover

November 25, 2013

Discover adds new providers each month, and the most recent one of note is HathiTrust. This is a major research collection which some academic staff and researchers may already be familiar with. It includes the digitized collections of more than 50...Read more

Kupu o te wiki

November 25, 2013

Kupu o te Wiki, or Word of the Week, is brought to you by the Library’s Māori Staff. The word this week is: Hokomaha (haw-core-mah-ha) or supermarket Don’t go to the hokomaha when you’re hungry, you’ll buy junk food...Read more

Turitea Library feedback – furniture and more…

November 20, 2013

Thank you for your feedback about furniture at Turitea Library – this will inform what we do on part of Level 1 over the summer. Thank you also for all your additional suggestions about what the Turitea Library needs. Here are some responses...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki

November 18, 2013

Kupu o te Wiki, or Word of the Week, is brought to you by the Library’s Māori Staff. The word this week is: hāhi (har-hee) or church I had a great day with nan at hāhi yesterday...Read more

Editorial Boards, Editors-in-Chief and Identity Theft – A Cautionary Tale

November 14, 2013

I was asked last week to help a member of the Massey academic staff who had found that she appeared on the website of a journal that she had never heard of, listed as its Editor-in-Chief. Closer examination revealed that another Massey academic was...Read more

Discontinuation of New Zealand Case Citator

November 13, 2013

New Zealand Case Citator, one of the databases found on the LexisNexis platform and available through the Library, is to be discontinued early in 2014. From 1st February it will no longer be updated. A new product will take its place –...Read more

Smarter research & publishing strategies… an update

November 13, 2013

Due to heavy demand, we have scheduled additional Knowledge Management in Research (KMIR) workshops at Turitea Library. Albany Library is full for this round, and Wellington Library still has a few spaces available. Booking is essential. This...Read more

Summer School Hours

November 11, 2013

The Library’s Summer School opening hours begin this week, applying during Tuesday 12 November 2013 – Friday 21 February 2014. For full details of Summer hours at Albany, Turitea, and Wellington Libraries, including the Christmas/New...Read more

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