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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Due dates of books over summer break

Over summer, normal borrowing rules apply to items issued by the Unitec libraries.  
Please note that  
  • Books are issued for one month and are subject to recall. 
  • Please renew or return your books on time. 
  • We recommend you return your books before you go overseas or on a long holiday. 
  • If you have books out, please check your emails regularly. 
  • You can post books back to us. 
Check the library website for more information on borrowing and the library opening hours.
For contact details including postal address, see our Contact Us page

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Library and SCC hours over summer break 2013-2014

From 22 November some Unitec library services will be open for shorter hours. 
For a quick summary...

Mt Albert Campus
  • Waitakere Library: No change
  • Te Puna OraClosed until 24 February 2014
Northern Campus Library and Learning Centre: Closed until 24 February 2014

Remember to check the Library Hours page 
for full details and special dates

Monday, November 18, 2013

Student Computer drop-in lab options this summer (Mt Albert South)

The Student Computer Centre in the hub (B110 Rm1050) at the South end of Mt Albert Campus is closed from Saturday 23rd November 2013 and will reopen on Wednesday 30th January 2014*.  If you are a summer student looking for a computer - check out these options:

Students studying Computing and Information Technology, and Accounting and Finance summer school students - you can use the drop-in lab at B180 Rm1113 (near the Bookshop) and labs in B183-Rooms 2001, 2003 and 2005 (see hours below) - contact Russell Archer ( rarcher2@unitec.ac.nz )- ext 6154

Students from Accounting, Communication and Management  (DAF, DoCS and DoMM) and Natural Sciences - you can use the drop-in lab at B115 Rm3009 (see map below) if you  purchase a swipe card which will give you Monday-Friday access (except when there is a scheduled class in the lab). Each card will cost $15.00 and will be valid for the entire time you are a student at Unitec. To get a card go see Munawwar Naqvi in 115-3007 or email mnaqvi@unitec.ac.nz 

Languages students
- you can use the Language Learning Centre within the Main Library in B110

Postgraduate students - you can use facilities at Penman House, Building 55, Mt Albert Campus. More details.

All Unitec students can use the computers in the Main Library in B110

Other students should check with their Department for possible swipe card access to Department labs.

Hours of labs in 180-1113 and labs 183-2001/2003/2005 (only for Students of Computing and IT, and the Accounting and Finance summer school students):
  • 23 Nov 2013 to 1 Dec 2013:  all labs closed
  • 2 Dec 2013 to 20 Dec 2013:  all labs open and supervised during normal lab hours (8am to 10pm weekdays, 10am to 6pm weekends).  No access outside these hours.
  • 21 Dec to 5 Jan 2014:  all labs closed
  • 6 Jan 2014 to 7 Feb 2014:  all labs open and supervised during normal lab hours (8am to 10pm weekdays, 10am to 6pm weekends).    No access outside these hours.
  • 8 Feb 2014 to 24 Feb 2014:  all labs closed

Floor plan of Level 3 in Building 115
(Rm 3009 is lab for Accounting, Communication, Management (DAF, DoCS and DOMM) and Natural Sciences students who have swipe card access)

Contact Munawwar Naqvi for information about this lab in B115.

*Please contact the Associate Library Director: Rosanne van Leeuwen, for more information regarding the Student Computer Centre in B110.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Mobile apps for Maori Language and Culture

Our Maori Language & Culture Subject Guide now includes a selection of mobile apps:  See the Mobile Apps heading in Maori Language & Culture Subject Guide - Finding Information.

This list includes a Maori Dictionary app, along with others which focus on various aspects of Maori culture and protocol. These are good resources to promote your own understanding of Te Reo Maori & Tikanga, as well as to refer others to.

Monday, November 04, 2013

Borrow a book at Unitec Albany library and win

Simply borrow a book from the library on the Albany campus between now and Friday November 15th, put your printed date slip into the box and be in to win a $30 Westfield voucher.