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Sunday, May 20, 2007

New: Chat Live with a Librarian

Need a question answered? Try using Chat Live.

No download or login required, just visit: http://www.unitec.ac.nz/library2/aboutlibrary/ask.htm
Help is just a click away.

Currently running from 8.30-4.30 Monday - Friday.

Thursday, May 10, 2007

Science Direct ebooks

We have access to a trial of 500 electronic books from Science Direct.
The full-text of the books, covering a wide range of scientific disciplines, will be available from the Science Direct website . Just type in the name of the book in the Journal/book Title search box.

The list of titles in the trial is available here.
The trial runs from 10th May - 18th June.

Tuesday, May 08, 2007

New: Instant Message a Librarian

You can now IM a Librarian through AIM, MSN or Yahoo.

Just add the library to your contact list.

Our screen name:

AIM: uniteclibrary
MSN: uniteclibrary@hotmail.com
Yahoo: uniteclibrary

Currently available Monday-Friday 8.30-4.30.

For more details see our Chat Help page.

Due to security restrictions IM can not be done from the student PCs on campus.

Emerald Database Upgrade

The Emerald Database has been upgraded.

Emerald is a full text database covering management, library and information services, education, property, operations, production and economics, and engineering.

We now have to 150 fulltext journals, 200,000 reviews from the world's top 300 management journals and access to over 75,000 full text articles.