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Manawatū researchers, learn more about searching, managing and keeping up to date with the literature; managing your research data; publishing; and measuring your publication impact. Manawatū Library is running a series of six Researcher Development Library Workshops (RDLW) on selected mornings (10.30-12) during 20-29 June. Register for all, or just the ones you are interested in. Details of times and registration are available on the RDLW schedule . Search Analyse your information need to inform your decisions about search tools and strategies; develop search strategies and search appropriate databases effectively. Tuesday 20 June, 10.30-12 Register here. Managing Information Organise and manage your literature search results and...Read more

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The word this week is : whakaako (far-car-are-core) – teach. Ka whakaako au i te tuitui ki a koe. I will teach you to sew. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s maori staff.    ...Read more

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Kupu o te wiki 30-Haratua-17 The kupu this week is: whio (fee-oar) Blue Duck These little cuties (of which we are lucky enough to have some in the Esplanade in Palmerston North) are named after the male’s call. They generally reside in the...Read more

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June Library Hours

May 29, 2017

Library hours for June will vary for Queen’s Birthday and extended exam opening. Monday 5 June: 10am – 8pm Fridays 9 & 16 June: 8am – 10pm View all Library opening hours...Read more

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Kupu o te wiki 22-Haratua-17 The kupu this week is: hihi (he-he) Stitchbird Legend has it that the hihi would not collect water for maui, after he had achieved the mammoth task of catching the sun and slowing it down, so he tossed the bird in a...Read more

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Kupu o te wiki 015-Haratua-17 The kupu this week is: kotare (core-tar-rare, another one for practicing the rolling of the r’s) NZ kingfisher The kotare is a sharp sighted bird who excels at diving. They literally dive-bomb a hole in a clay...Read more

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Kupu o te wiki 08-Haratua-17 The kupu this week is: Kereru (care-rare-roo, roll your r’s like you were born in the deep south) NZ wood pigeon. Kereru can be sighted occasionally flying through the esplanade in Palmerston North. They are big...Read more

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DIY Kai is now open at Manawatū Library, providing microwaves, boiling water, filtered water, a sink and cleaning supplies for anyone to use. It is on Level 2 where the Cafe used to be. Enjoy! ...Read more

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Kupu o te wiki 01-Haratua-17 The kupu this week is: Riroriro (ree-raw-ree-raw) or Grey Warbler The riroriro is a tiny bird. They are native to NZ. They can be found in peoples gardens and city parks. It is in their tiny nests that the shining...Read more

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I was recently asked an interesting question – “I’ve written a report that hasn’t been published as either an article or a conference paper but I’m keen to be able to circulate it with a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) so that it has a...Read more

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