Show how you searched

June 5, 2024

Capture your Library search as you go, so you can get back to it easily later on or provide evidence of how you searched for assignment requirements. It’s much easier to do this from the start rather than try to recreate it later. Note...Read more

Library video guides UX  

December 5, 2023

The results are in from the user experience (UX) of our video guides held on all three Massey campuses.   The purpose of the UX was to find out if the 10 Library video guides on our website are fit for purpose. We interviewed 15...Read more

Can I borrow compulsory textbooks from the Library? 

November 14, 2023

Student in book shelves at Manawatū Library. (Photo by Mark Tantrum/ Some compulsory textbooks are available from the Library, but these are in very high demand so we strongly recommend you have your own copy if you need...Read more

How do I save items I find in Discover?

May 19, 2023

There are a few ways to save items you find in Discover so you can use them later. Note that it doesn’t work to leave them open in a tab or to bookmark/save the URL in the address bar – both of these time out and you won’t be...Read more

Some databases and journals, including Web of Science, not renewed for 2023

January 6, 2023

The Library has not been able to renew several databases and journals in 2023, including Web of Science. For a list of databases and journals relevant to your area, please contact your Subject Librarian. Due to the University’s...Read more

Ngā mātauranga hōu: modern Māori scholars in ebooks and online

September 12, 2022

In our last Insync survey asking how students rated the Massey Library, we received this comment:   “My biggest concern is that when writing essays based on Māori kaupapa or principles many books such as fundamental ones from Mason...Read more

You told us about … hassles getting textbooks from the Library

July 21, 2022

Results from the Insync survey run in 2021 told us that many of you are frustrated at not being able to access textbooks from the Library.  Some Massey courses have:  compulsory textbooks, which every student needs to...Read more

Welcome to the new Library website

March 24, 2022

Welcome to the new Library website! This is part of the wider Massey University website project. All the usual information is still there, but may be in a different place. You may need to update your bookmarks or saved links. Please...Read more

Changes to Discover and MyLibrary

January 20, 2022

You will notice a few changes to Discover, as we have upgraded the system behind it. You will see that: Searching Discover remains much the sameThere are changes to MyLibrary – see belowThere are some changes to requesting – see belowYour...Read more

New Database – The Cat Collection

April 1, 2021

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...Read more

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