December 2012

Christmas & New Year Hours

December 19, 2012

All Massey Libraries will close at 5 p.m. on Friday 21 December and will not re-open until the beginning of the working day on Thursday 3 January 2013. The libraries will also be closed the first weekend of the year, Saturday 5 and Sunday 6...Read more

New Ebooks

December 19, 2012

We now have access to more than 94,000 ebooks in the EBSCOhost Academic Collection. They are available by searching in Discover on the Library home page, and will also eventually be available through the Library Catalogue.      ...Read more

New Version: EndNote X6

December 19, 2012

At last X6 has arrived at Massey! EndNote X6 is currently available for private sale for PC users. (The Mac version should become available around February/March 2013.) Major new features include: Automatic synchronisation and backup for your...Read more

Kupu o te wiki

December 19, 2012

Kupu o te Wiki, or Word of the Week, is brought to you by the Library’s Māori Staff. The word this week is: Mere Kirihimete (Mair-rear Key-ree-he-mair-tear) or Merry Christmas “Mere Kirihimete Everyone!”...Read more

New Library Catalogue Coming Soon

December 17, 2012

The Library Catalogue will be changing before Semester 1 next year. The current choice of the Classic and Encore versions will become an integrated catalogue that looks more like Encore. The new look and feel is clearer and easier to use. The...Read more

Christmas Requests & Deliveries for Distance Students

December 17, 2012

Distance students, please have your requests in by Wednesday 19 December. The Library closes on 21 December but CourierPost drivers will deliver on Saturday and up to 24 December. They will also deliver on 27 and 28 December...Read more

Two New Subject Guides: Classical Studies and Museum Studies

December 16, 2012

The new Classical Studies and Museum Studies subject guides have just been launched. They bring together the key resources in these areas. These are the latest in the Library’s ongoing redevelopment of the Subject Guides, which is now almost...Read more

Kupu o te wiki

December 13, 2012

Kupu o te Wiki, or Word of the Week, is brought to you by the Library’s Māori Staff. The word this week is: Tautikanga: (toe-tee-kang-ah) or Tradition ‘Each year, opening one present on Christmas Eve is a family tautikanga of ours’...Read more

Brookers NZ Legal Databases now Westlaw NZ

December 11, 2012

Brookers NZ Legal Databases has been superseded by Westlaw NZ, a new product from Thomson Reuters. At present both options are available but from the third week of January 2013, Brookers will be discontinued and only Westlaw will be available...Read more

University Archives Spotlight: World War II

December 9, 2012

The University Archives Spotlight page has a new feature – Massey during World War II. Massey Agricultural College saw a transformation during the War years, as an Army Staff Training College was established on the campus in 1941...Read more

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