October 2014

Smarter research and publishing strategies

October 29, 2014

If you’re an academic staff member or a postgraduate research student, we invite you to enrol in the Knowledge Management in Research (KMIR) series of workshops, running at all Massey Libraries during November. This series consists of four free...Read more

Ngā Kupu Ora Aotearoa Māori Book Awards 2014

October 28, 2014

Judges have announced finalists in five categories in Massey University’s Ngā Kupu Ora Aotearoa Māori Book Awards 2014. The awards have been held annually since being initiated in 2009 to formally recognise Māori literature. Massey...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 27/10/14

October 27, 2014

The word this week is: Homai (haw-my) or Pass Homai the pen so I can finish writing my essay please. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Free Textbooks? Is that even possible??

October 22, 2014

In Open Access Week it seems an appropriate time to consider the cost of textbooks and the impact the open movement might have on the situation. Open Access Textbooks (OATs) and Open Educational Resources (OERs) are gaining attention worldwide as a...Read more

Institutional Repositories and Open Access

October 21, 2014

This is a very basic introductory post on institutional repositories and how they facilitate Open Access (OA).   What is an institutional repository? An institutional repository (IR) is basically an online collection of an institution’s...Read more

Open Access Week

October 20, 2014

It’s Open Access Week during 20-26 October. We’re celebrating with an Open Access Panel Discussion on Thursday 23 October, blog posts, displays in all the libraries (this is Manawatū below), and OA biscuits…  ...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 20/10/14

October 20, 2014

The word this week is: marama (ma-rah-ma) or Moon. The marama waxes until it becomes full. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

A Not Very Simple Guide to Open Access

October 17, 2014

To the consumer of Open Access (OA) scholarly publishing it’s really a very simple thing. You find a link to a journal article, a thesis or a book chapter and you click on it. The document is there, you can read it online or download it...Read more

Labour Day and extended exam hours

October 16, 2014

During October and November, our regular hours will vary for Labour Day and extended exam opening hours. Labour Day, Monday 27 October: 10am – 8pm Extended exam hours, Fridays 24 & 31 October, 7 November: 8am – 10pm...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 13/10/14

October 13, 2014

The word this week is: Tāwhirimātea (taah-fee-ree-maah-teir-ah) or God of Wind. Tāwhirimātea is here, it’s blowing a gale! Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

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