February 2013

Returning students… the library catalogue has changed

February 25, 2013

If you’re returning to Massey after the summer break, you might notice that the Library catalogue has changed a bit. Read all about it at ‘New-Look Library Catalogue‘...Read more

Kupu o te wiki

February 21, 2013

Kupu o te Wiki, or Word of the Week, is brought to you by the Library’s Māori Staff. The word this week is: Tēpara (tear-pah-ra) or Stapler There is a new electronic Tēpara in the short loans room at the Albany campus library  ...Read more

Tours and Workshops, in-Library & Online

February 18, 2013

We’re offering a range of tours and workshops to help you get familiar with the Library and website, both in the Libraries and online for distance students… View the schedule to see what tours, EndNote, Microsoft Office and other...Read more

Semester 1 Hours

February 18, 2013

Semester 1 & 2 opening hours begin on Saturday 23 February at Turitea and Wellington Libraries, and on Monday 25 February at Albany Library. View the Library’s full opening hours...Read more

OR-some Searching Tip

February 14, 2013

Do you know how to search for two related keywords at the same time?… Just use OR between the keywords, and make sure it’s in capitals. So for example you could look for: teenagers OR adolescents OR youth This works in Discover, the...Read more

BONUS+ Security Issue Now Fixed

February 14, 2013

Update 15/02/13: This issue has now been fixed. Please place your BONUS+ requests as usual. 14/02/13: BONUS+ is currently displaying this message when trying to request books: “The site’s security certificate has expired!” We recommend...Read more

Kupu o te wiki

February 13, 2013

Kupu o te Wiki, or Word of the Week, is brought to you by the Library’s Māori Staff. The word this week is: Waiata Aroha (Why-utter ah-raw-ha) or Song of love “Do you have a favourite waiata aroha for St Valentine’s Day?”...Read more

Are our databases letting us down? Some reflections

February 11, 2013

My last posting on the appearance of a highly questionable journal in the Scopus database has raised a few eyebrows and has also given rise to the question of whether I may have singled out Scopus, and its parent company Elsevier, unfairly.  To...Read more

Google Scholar Fixed

February 7, 2013

Update 07/02/13: Google Scholar is now displaying MasseyLink correctly, and connecting to our subscribed material as it should. A few points to note: the MasseyLink button may be hidden under ‘more’ in each result if you are on campus...Read more

Kupu o te wiki

February 7, 2013

Kupu o te Wiki, or Word of the Week, is brought to you by the Library’s Māori Staff. The word this week is: Ataahua (Are-tar-who-ah) or Beautiful New Zealand is Ataahua!...Read more

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