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Thursday, March 31, 2011

New database - Anatomy.TV

The Library now offers access to the Anatomy.TV database. Anatomy.TV, derived from real human data, provides over 5,000 3D anatomical structures, clinical slides, dissections, animations and much much more.

Students can view anatomy by region, zoom and rotate images, peel away layers, view extensive text, MRI, slides, movies, and animations.

Access Anatomy.TV

See more about this product from the vendor... "Award winning 3D anatomy already used in over 700 colleges."

Thursday, March 24, 2011

What do you like to read for FUN?

Send us your recommendations
The Library is setting up a recreational reading collection and we need your help. Tell us what books you would like to read - your favourite authors, graphic novels etc. and we'll probably buy them!

Email your recommendations to: infolit@unitec.ac.nz or post a comment below. The first 10 Unitec students to make a suggestion will receive chocolate :)

Free study skills and academic writing workshops

Get a head start with Te Puna Ako Learning Centre courses in March/April. See course details and timetable on Moodle - to access just select 'login as guest'.

To book workshops visit Te Puna Ako Learning Centre in The Hub: Building 110 Rm 1040, or phone 815 4321 extension 8611. Reception hours are: 8.30am - 4.30pm

Fuller descriptions of the workshops are available from our reception.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

New databases from Informit

The Library has subscribed to three new journal databases from Informit:

Informit Health Collection - full-text articles from Australian and NZ journals relevant to health.

Informit Engineering Collection - full-text articles from Australian and NZ journals covering engineering.

Informit New Zealand Collection - a collection of articles from New Zealand journals covering more general topics.

More information about these products can be found at the RMIT Publishing website:

Friday, March 18, 2011

Navigating the Library website & LibrarySearch - proposed workshops

Register your interest now!

Confused by recent changes to the Library website? Having trouble knowing the best place to start when searching for articles, e-books and other online information?

Let us know if you are interested in workshops on these topics and we will run some.
Register your interest via email as soon as possible with your preferred date/time via email to infolit@unitec.ac.nz with your name, ID and programme of study (for students) or name and Department (for staff).