May 18, 2022
Results from the Insync survey run last year told us that many of you are having issues accessing the full-text of articles you want. Did you know you can use the Library to beat paywalls?
Here are a few tips …
– look in the...Read more
April 2, 2020
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
November 17, 2016
Over the next few weeks Manawatū Library will have some building work going on. This will be in two main areas:
the main entrance
Level 2 – replacing ceiling tiles and carpet, and moving the Ngā Kupu Ora collection
Affected areas will be...Read more
November 7, 2016
I had a phone call today from Professor John Cockrem who is in Oamaru carrying out research on the town’s unique little blue penguin colony. It’s been in the news recently because it sits right on the waterfront and has for many years...Read more
August 30, 2016
Discover, the main Library search tool, is currently giving a few error messages, which are being investigated. In the meantime, here are some trouble-shooting tips for the most common errors. If these don’t work, please contact us on...Read more
May 12, 2016
This problem has now been resolved.
We are currently having trouble with off-campus access to EBSCO Open Access journals. If you come across this, try pasting the article title into Google Scholar (via Massey Library) or Google, or contact us for a...Read more
May 6, 2016
Google Scholar seems to think Massey Library users are a robot at the moment because of high traffic. It’s asking for a Captcha, but this isn’t working for some people. Here’s a workaround…
Go directly to...Read more
October 23, 2015
We’ve recently had a problem with our access to the Web of Science database. Access is now fully restored but from 11 to 21 October 2015 not all records were showing in searches both in Web of Science itself and in Discover.
This means that...Read more
April 30, 2015
Some people off-campus are continually getting a Captcha when trying to get to Google Scholar through the Library website. We are working on a solution, but in the meantime here are a couple of work arounds.
If using Chrome, try Firefox...Read more
February 27, 2015
On Sunday 1 March, 4-9pm, Ebrary (one of our bigger suppliers) ebooks and other Proquest databases (such as Dissertations & Theses and Vogue Archive) will be unavailable due to maintenance.
We apologise for any inconvenience...Read more