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Monday, January 23, 2017

Database outage - Taylor and Francis

Due to an important system update, the Education Collection database from Taylor and Francis will be unavailable on Thursday 26 January from midday until 4pm.

Please take this into account in your schedule. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

For more details, please contact us here.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Pay your library fines online

Students can now pay library fines online through the  student portal.
  1. Log into the student portal. (Students need to use your @myunitec.ac.nz email address)
  2. Go to My Tools
  3. Click on the Make a payment button. If you have a library fine, the total owing will be displayed. 
  4. In the dropdown Payment for, select Library fines, and enter the amount you wish to pay. Click on Continue to payment.
  5. Fill in all information needed to complete the online banking process. 
  6. If the payment has been successful, you will receive a Unitec Library Fine/Fee Payment Receipt when your library balance has been updated.

For details of your fines, log into your library account in LibrarySearch (with the same details as the student portal).

Please do not pay a fee for a lost book if you think you have returned it. Contact library staff immediately. Do not pay the fee until you have discussed it with library staff.

If you cannot log into the student portal, you can make a payment at any Unitec library branch, or can use the internet banking instructions on library fines and fees webpage.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017


In order to login to LibrarySearch (also known as 'Primo login' or 'mylibrary login') the username format has changed.  You now need to use your Office365 login.

Staff now need to login with username@unitec.ac.nz eg jsmith@unitec.ac.nz
Students now need to login with username@myunitec.ac.nz eg smithj04@myunitec.ac.nz

** Please note: the password format has not changed - continue to use your usual Unitec network login password

You will need to log in when requesting an item, or looking at your account details.